Author Archives: Kristin
I’ve seen lots of pictures of beautiful wheatgrass centerpieces like this: source and this: source and I had a few galvanized metal containers I picked up in the dollar section at Target so I decided to use them to try … Continue reading
I had some leftover pieces of pallet wood from this project so I decided to make another sign with it. I stained the wood then did a little bit of sanding once it was dried. The words I chose – “Hope … Continue reading
With most of the kitchen remodeling complete (painted cabinets, new countertops, new floor, etc.) one of the major remaining projects was backsplash tile installation. After looking at a ton of different options we decided to go with white subway tile. … Continue reading
The oak vanity in the downstairs powder room had the same look as the old kitchen cabinets. So I gave it an update using the same process as the kitchen cabinets, but this time with a tinted primer and black paint. … Continue reading
Christmas chalkboard inspired by this free printable. Cardboard letters from Joann’s painted with some leftover satin nickel spray paint. I took an old frame and strung wire across it for hanging pictures, etc. Since it’s the Christmas season I decided … Continue reading
The downstairs powder room got updated with some new vinyl flooring (the same from the upstairs bathroom project) The white walls were warmed up with a fresh coat of Valspar’s Churchill Hotel Wheat paint and some panels of beadboard and … Continue reading
The house has a half bathroom downstairs that for the past 20 years has been decorated with a lovely ivy motif. Time for an update. On the demo list: 1. Remove wallpaper border. 2. Remove everything else. Update coming soon!
My dad brought home some old pallets to cut up for fire wood… … but I took a few pieces and decided to make a sign. I followed these awesome instructions which involve printing out the lettering, scribbling on the back … Continue reading
I decided to make my own upholstered headboard. I used some scrap plywood found in the garage (free), a queen-sized foam mattress topper ($25 at Target), quilt batting ($13 at Joann’s), and a black & white cotton tablecloth ($10 clearance … Continue reading
I’ve been seeing a lot of cool upholstered headboards lately: source source source source source source I think I’m gonna go make my own now.