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    One Room Challenge Master Bedroom Refresh

    We are in the second week of the One Room Challenge! This is an 8-week challenge, and so today I am going to re-share my inspiration board and a mini round-up of what I have in mind for the master bedroom refresh. Before I start writing more, if you have no idea what I am talking about, you can read One Room Challenge Master Bedroom Week 1. The Spring 2020 Challenge has been delayed for a month, and extended for a total of 8 weeks, so this week’s post is going to be a round up of items that I…

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    Types of Paint for Furniture

    Paint for Furniture What type of paint should you use when painting furniture? There is no right or wrong answer to this question! And it is honestly, all preference! I prefer to use something a little more durable, but it is up to you. In this post, I will discuss 5 different types of paint that you can use on furniture. I am sure there are more, but these are the ones that I have experience with. Chalk Paint Chalk Paint is a great durable paint that adheres very well to almost everything. It gives a chalky matte finish and…

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    One Room Challenge Master Bedroom Week 1

    I may get a commission for qualifying purchases.   You can see my full disclaimer for more details.  It is Week One of the One Room Challenge! After signing up months ago, and with delays to the ORC this spring, this is the week that I can finally share with you the plans and before pictures of our Master Bedroom. The One Room Challenge is a biannual event where a group of bloggers share a design process of a room in 6-8 weeks. There are twenty designers that where picked to share their progress on Wednesdays. And the guest participants will…

  • How to Paint Planter Pots
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    How to Paint Planter Pots

    I needed a quick painting project last week to burn some of the creative energy that I had, but not wanting to invest in a huge project. I think you may know what I am talking about? And so, I pulled out some old planters and some paint and make my own painted planter pots! I took some old planters that I have had for many years and a few cheap planters from Dollar Tree and Walmart that I wanted to update and decided to paint the planters. I went to Pinterest for painted planter ideas, and found a ton…

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    DIY Spring Wreath

    This post contains affiliate links. I may get a commission if you buy through my links at no extra cost to you. You can see my full disclaimer for more details. Mid-April and still have your winter wreath out? No big deal! Same here! So I decided on this blustery day in April, to take the winter wreath from the front door and make a DIY Spring Wreath! So here is the wreath that I was started with. Perfect for Christmas and Winter but not so much for the Spring and Early Summer! Supplies Okay, quick list of supplies to make…

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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…