DIY Painted Striped Curtains for a Boy’s Room

I love painting fabric.  I have done my fair share of it as well. My painted stenciled headboard was even featured in Better Homes & Gardens magazine last year.  I also have a great post I put together on my top tips for painting fabric.  When Erin and I were trying to figure out how to add color into her son’s room painting striped curtains went to top of the list – especially when we couldn’t find fabric in the exact colors she was looking for.  Since I had painted curtains previously I knew this would be a simple project – especially with both of us working on it together. It was a great way to tie all the colors we wanted in the room.

DIY striped and painted curtains

 

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Coral and Gray Bathroom Ideas

Remember my guest bedroom?  I loved decorating that room.  The combination of coral and gray remains one of my all time favorites.  So it’s easy to see why this bathroom pictured at Martha Stewart Online stopped me in my tracks.  It’s a palette of gray, coral, and just a hint of blue–a match made in heaven with my guest room!

coral gray bathroom ideas

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IKEA Hack Ottoman Tutorial

I love taking furniture meant for different purposes and upcycling it into another use.  That is exactly what Jess and Monica from East Coast Creative did with this IKEA Lack table.  At $10 for the table it makes it a very affordable option for a custom ottoman.   Hey there! It’s Jess and Monica from {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Fake a Kitchen Island

I’m so excited that my “new” kitchen island is ready to use! It took several days to prep the butcher block, and I had to use my kitchen without the island.  It was definitely missed.  So I can tell you from experience that islands aren’t just a trendy design feature in today’s kitchens.  They can {…Read More…}