Easily Paint Laminate Furniture and Make it Last!

Painting laminate furniture is easy, but you want to make sure you are doing it the right way so your newly painted item lasts. I have painted a several pieces of wood and laminate furniture, so I learned a few tips and tricks along the way to help save time and money. I’m sharing my best tips and favorite paint for updating wood and laminate … Continue reading Easily Paint Laminate Furniture and Make it Last!

The Best Paint to Use on Cabinets

I have completed a ton of painting projects in my home, including painting my cabinets, bathroom vanities, walls, furniture, and much more. My laminate kitchen cabinets turned out great using Rust-oleum’s cabinet kit, but I wanted to try another alternative cabinet paint for my next project. Cabinet kits are definitely helpful for beginners, but there are other options that can get you just as good … Continue reading The Best Paint to Use on Cabinets

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Popular Paint Colors That Work In Any Space

I am sharing a few popular paint colors by Behr paint and Sherwin Williams that I have used in my home. My favorite paint colors are Natural Gray, Burnished Clay, and Sea salt because these colors go with everything! Popular paint color ideas for your kitchen, bathroom, living room, and even basement. This is a peek inside a middle class home with style! Painting is … Continue reading Popular Paint Colors That Work In Any Space

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How to Use Rust-Oleum Chalk Paint on Furniture

I will admit that I was a little skeptic of chalk paint when it first came out because it seemed too good true. Chalk paint caught my attention because it didn’t require any sanding. I recently acquired a 1982ish lacquered dresser and chest that I thought would be perfect to use chalk paint on. This dresser was hideous, so I figured I couldn’t possibly make … Continue reading How to Use Rust-Oleum Chalk Paint on Furniture

How to Make a DIY Frame for a Bathroom Mirror

Builder grade bathroom mirrors aren’t the most attractive or decorative item, but it can be MUCH more appealing with a simple DIY mirror frame. Framing a bathroom mirror is a quick, easy, and affordable way to dramatically update your bathroom without replacing anything. A DIY mirror frame can be customized for any size builder grade bathroom mirror. I’m going to show you how to frame … Continue reading How to Make a DIY Frame for a Bathroom Mirror

The Best Hacks to Paint a Room Without Tape!

My new home was a hideous shade of yellow in almost every room, so I had to figure out the best painting hacks to paint a room without tape. I’m not crazy about painter’s tape because it takes a while to line up tape and I do better painting a room without tape. Since I painted my entire house from top to bottom, I learned … Continue reading The Best Hacks to Paint a Room Without Tape!

How to Refinish Orange Staircase Railings with Stain

My staircase railing was previously an outdated orange wood tone, as it seems most builders-grade homes are today. The orange staircase railing looked terrible regardless of the surrounding paint or flooring. Why was this orange staircase ever a thing!? I didn’t want to spend the money to replace the entire structure, so I looked into a cheaper alternative to update my staircase railing. Quickly Update … Continue reading How to Refinish Orange Staircase Railings with Stain

How to Save Money by Doing It Yourself!

You rarely see the cost savings of DIY projects on finance blogs, but there is a big cost savings in doing it yourself to save money and increase the value of your home. This includes everything from renovating your house, painting, and building your own furniture. It is absolutely incredible how much you can save over a short time by doing the most basic DIY … Continue reading How to Save Money by Doing It Yourself!

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The Best Paint Products for Any DIY Project

I am sharing the best paint products that I have used for various DIY projects in my home. I’m a paint fanatic! I literally painted my house top to bottom, stained and painted several pieces of furniture. I love that a quick coat of paint or stain can totally transform a room or a piece of furniture. It’s safe to say I am particular with … Continue reading The Best Paint Products for Any DIY Project

The Best Way to Paint a Bathroom Vanity

If you don’t want to spend a ton of time and money to renovate your your bathroom, a painted vanity and mirror frame can make a big difference! I have painted every room in my home, painted my kitchen cabinets, several pieces of furniture, and more. So, I decided to paint my bathroom vanity for a quick update instead of removing it. I explain how … Continue reading The Best Way to Paint a Bathroom Vanity

How to Paint Cabinets Using Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation

Rust-Oleum is a well known, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with their transformation cabinet kit to paint smooth laminate cabinets and help me avoid painting mistakes. I have always loved the look of white cabinets, but I didn’t have the budget to replace the existing outdated laminate cabinets in my kitchen. So, I started researching the best options for beginners to paint laminate … Continue reading How to Paint Cabinets Using Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformation

How to Make Wood Paneling Look Like Drywall

Updating paneling can be expensive, but instead of removing it you could make wood paneling look like drywall with this easy DIY wood paneling project. Instead of spending money to add drywall to hideous wood paneling, you can paint over it or use our tips and tricks. So, what can you possibly do with that old wood paneling wall? If you want your wood paneling … Continue reading How to Make Wood Paneling Look Like Drywall