Tips & Advice

Paint Tile Countertops in Three Easy Steps

 If you have outdated tile countertops and want to bring them back to life without demolishing your space, you’re going to be absolutely amazed at how easy it is to give your kitchen a fresh new look in just one day.

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Tile Floor Makeover

Imagine, NO demolition and NO mess! Most people are totally surprised when I tell them that I can paint over tile. But there are a few things you should know before you get started.

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Repurposed Boot Planter Ideas for Spring

Don’t throw away your hubby’s old work boots. They make an awesome planter!

I just love garage sales. What other people see as junk I see a treasure.

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How to create a Dirty Pour

This such an amazing technique. No two are ever alike.

You can create this on any flat surface. I did this on a plate charger that I bought in thrift store for 99 cents. I have also seen them in the Dollar Store. They also work well on framed canvas, lazy Susie’s and small table tops.

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My Top Projects for 2017

Wow! Can’t believe 2017 is over. It feels like it goes by in a blink of an eye. There were so many great memories made, goals accomplished and ups and downs along the way. But, I must admit it was a fabulous year.  When I look back on all the furniture I painted, homes that were transformed, kids I made happy when they saw their room for the first time and clients who look in awe when I finished a job they commissioned me to do in their home, it makes all the work I did worth it.  

I’m looking forward to the new challenges for 2018 and the what the new year will bring.  I know God will guide and direct my life to for fill his purpose and the road he has designed for me.

After reflecting over the year, I want to share my top 10 Projects and Blog posts with you!

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How to Repair Rusty Garage door

There’s nothing worse that rust spots on your garage doors. If you see rust spots on your garage door, you should remove them immediately. If you let it go one for too long you will end up having to replace the entire door. Most of the time you can spot-treat the problem to prevent it from growing. Here are a few simple steps to repairing the rust on your garage door.

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What is Glaze?

 

Glaze is simply a thin, translucent film of color that’s painted over a base coat. Many faux and decorative paint techniques require glaze; it’s essential to create rich, dimensional paint treatments. It’s basically paint without the tint added.

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How to Paint an Aged Rust Finish

I once met a European girl who said to me, “You Americans are so  funny, you buy new things and make them look old” and we throw away old things and buy new. I love antiques and vintage things, but the reality is it’s hard to find decor items that are aged and vintage. If you want that farmhouse, weathered or rust finish look you have to make them yourself, unless you live near junk yards or go pick-in’.

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