• rustic living room with painted side table and corner cabinet
    DIY Projects,  Furniture Makeovers

    DIY Painted Side Table in Living Room

    Today I am going to share how I updated an old wood side table to match the corner cabinet in our living room. The DIY painted side table was a quick project that really updated to look and functionality of the living room. I always felt that our living room side tables have looked very dark next to our dark furniture. If you didn’t know, we live in a log home that we built ourselves. Someday I will have to share more on this! But having wood furniture in our wood house was getting to be a little much. I…

  • dark green kitchen island with wood butcher block countertop
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    Dark Green Rustic Modern Kitchen Island

    I am excited to finally be able to share our new dark green kitchen island! I have been wanting a change in our kitchen for a while. Upgrading our kitchen island was the perfect way to create a rustic modern kitchen style that I had been looking for. Modern Rustic Kitchen Design Our previous kitchen island was always a temporary solution. The cabinet was the lower portion of a hutch with a wood butcher block countertop attached. A few years ago, I painted the cabinet green and stenciled the back portion of it for a farmhouse kitchen look. You can…

  • How to paint wicker furniture with a brush
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    Painting Wicker Furniture with a Brush

    I am going to show you an easy tutorial on how to paint wicker furniture with a paintbrush. I found a wicker couch at a local Restore for a steal of a deal! But of course, the wicker couch definitely needed a fresh coat of paint. Because here is the thing! I do not really like to use spray paint. There is always an overspray, and it actually takes a lot of paint to get good coverage! And in my experience, it really does not hold up to outdoor weather. And, I don’t have a paint sprayer! So I wanted…

  • tutorial - how to paint a metal bed frame
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    How to Paint a Metal Bed Frame

    Learn how to paint a metal bed frame without using spray paint. We received a toddler metal bed frame for free, and I wanted to update it by painting. But, because I am not usually a big fan of spraypaint, I needed to find a way to paint the bed frame without it chipping. So I decided to try using Fusion Mineral Paint instead. Updated to Add (April 2022) – I have also used these same steps to paint a metal twin bed frame, with the same results! No chipping, easy painting, and excellent results! How to Prep a Metal…