How to Paint a Brick Fireplace

I love a good before and after and this fireplace done by Monica from East Coast Creative is awesome.  She took this from blah to amazing overnight.  She whitewashed brick, paint the wood shelving and mantel and spray painted the brass fireplace surround all in 24 hours.  Check out how she did it.

how to paint a brick fireplace

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching so let’s show Mom she’s appreciated. Choose a gift that matches her personality.   What type of mom are you buying for? Sporty mom? Mompreneur? Craftsy mom? Grandma??       Here are my top picks for the favorite Mom on your list. (Or if you’re Mom, perhaps you could {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Make Awesome Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Teachers deserve a lot of credit. They work so hard teaching our children and deserve a huge thank you in response. Teacher Appreciation day is this coming week and what better way to say thank you for this past school year than with an awesome handmade gift?  Key To My Success A Girl and A Glue {…Read More…}

DIY Mancala Game

It doesn’t take much to get me to play any sort of game.  My competitive nature pretty much is roaring to go at any minute.  However, there is something about Spring that makes me want to play games even more.  I think it is probably because when I was young I remember any time the {…Read More…}