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My TOP 10 Tools and Products

PLUS! where I buy them

Top Ten Paint tools

Ever wonder what the Pros use to paint with? Not sure where to buy them? Wish you knew their trade secrets? I’m going to share 10 of my favorite products and resources with you.

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Tin Ceiling on a BUDGET

Looks Like The Real Thing

AF Faux Tin Ceiling copy

Inspired by the beauty of tin ceilings but don’t want to pay the high price of real tin? Not sure how to get the tin look without bankrupting your wallet? Would you like to learn how to get the Tin Ceiling on a budget? Read On! You won’t believe what this was made from. 

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One Day DIY Project

Weekend Project



Looking for a weekend project? Look what I made in one day for about $25.  I love cheap projects, especially ones that I can do in one day. Take a look at what I did to this, you will never believe it was the same table.

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Home Decor for July 4th

Fun Decorating Ideas for the 4th of July


 July 4 Boot Decor

Boot Decor

They say you can take the girl out of the country but you can’t take the country out of the girl.

How cute is this! And it only cost $6.00 to make them.

Do you have an old pair of boots laying around that you will probably never wear again? I did, I think I bought them to go to a themed party years ago.  In fact I forgot I even had them until I saw this idea on Pinterest.

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Tissue Paper Wall Finish in 4 Easy Steps

DIY Wall Finish

Gold Tissue paper

Elegant wall finish



Believe it or not I created this wall with tissue paper, YUP! The same stuff you wrap your gifts with. In fact, I bought the tissue paper at the Dollar store. This faux finish is not only easy to do it is also budget friendly.

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How To Choose a Paint Brush

Ever Wonder What Paint Brush to Use

Paint brushes

Are you stuck on how to choose a paint brush? Do you find yourself standing in the paint isle looking at a million brushes and can’t decide what one to buy? Although they may look alike they are very different and designed for a specific job and specific paints. Here are a couple of easy things to remember when selecting a paint brush.

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Cedar Wall Signs

DIY for Under $1.00

Cedar Sign

Cedar sign

Great gift idea for under $1.00!  I’m always looking for cheap craft ideas and this is just what I needed for my next project. An entire pallet of cedar shingles for only $10.00. I figured I could make at least 20 wall signs from that pallet, and that equate to about 50 cents each. Perfect little craft project if you’re on a budget.

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Repurpose Furniture Like a Pro!


Dumpster table BeforeThis

This blog will teach you how to Repurpose furniture like a Pro! There is nothing more rewarding than turning a dumpster find into elegant show piece.

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Designer Coastal Lamps

DIY Coastal Lamps

Coastal lamps that will knock your socks off. You never know where your inspiration will come from.

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How To Paint Veneer

Repurpose old furniture

Painting veneer may be a little work, but well worth the time. This table was given to a client of mine from a friend of hers. She liked the style of it buy wasn’t crazy about the oak finish. Her goal was to lighten it up and pop some color on it and turn this into a fun side table.

How to Paint Veneer

Before and After

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