DIY

How to get paint out of your clothes

I can’t tell you how many times I ruined a good pair of pants or my favorite shirt because I got paint on them, and ended up using them as work clothes until I figured out a way to clean them.

I have a habit of wiping my hands on my clothes when I am working because I really don’t care what my work clothes look like, and to be perfectly honest, I’m too lazy to come down off the ladder to get a rag.

A couple of times, when I went to the studio to do a quick sample while wearing my good clothes, I inevitably wiped the paint on my favorite jeans. UGH!

Maybe you have kids that love to paint and have ruined their clothes while making an art project. Don’t throw them away just yet.

Cheryl PhanHow to get paint out of your clothes
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How to Paint Brushed Faux Suede Walls

Faux suede has become a popular wall finish because of its soft, elegant texture.

If you want a wall finish that is easy to apply and gives your space a warm and elegant decorative finish, Faux Suede may be just what you’re looking for. It’s a simple finish to achieve, even for a beginner.

Although you can buy suede paint in a can, the colors are limited. You can make your own to save money and create your own custom colors.

Cheryl PhanHow to Paint Brushed Faux Suede Walls
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Weathered Wood Finish in 3 Easy Steps

I bought this cute little table for $25 at my favorite thrift store. It was exactly what I was looking for except for the finish; I wanted a weathered wood finish. No big deal, this is an easy 3-step fix.

Cheryl PhanWeathered Wood Finish in 3 Easy Steps
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4 Creative DIY Techniques to Transform your Furniture

Don’t you just love garage sales? It’s one of the best places to buy used furniture on the cheap. You’re going to learn how to use 4 different creative DIY and painting techniques that will inspire you to create your own piece.

Cheryl Phan4 Creative DIY Techniques to Transform your Furniture
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Don’t Discard Your Old Picture Frames

Transform your old picture frames …

I literally used two-way stick tape and an old picture frame to spruce up this outdated mirror in my bathroom.

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Thrift Store Chandelier Makeover for $15

How to get this thrift store chandelier makeover for $15

If you have been following my blog posts, you might have seen some of the projects I’ve been creating in my budget-friendly home makeover.

I was on a mission to create a beautiful home with a coastal flair without breaking the bank.

I bought this chandelier at a Habitat For Humanity for $15. My goal was to use coastal colors and twine to give it a beachy feel.

Cheryl PhanThrift Store Chandelier Makeover for $15
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Furniture Rescue

Blending Technique Furniture Rescue

Some people rescue pets at the SPCA, I rescue furniture at thrift stores.

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Bring Home the Beach

Give your dining room table a creative twist with waves of colors for an amazing coastal vibe

Can you believe I bought this table at a consignment shop for only $50?  What a score! Because I’m going with a coastal look, I have decided to paint it. But, not just any paint. I have bigger plans for this table.  Wait until you see this transformation.

Cheryl PhanBring Home the Beach
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