Posts Categorized: #DIY

#28 Video: Prepping Plastic Planters for Chalk Paint

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  I thought it would be fun to take some inexpensive plastic planter pots from Home Depot and show you two different finishes with chalk paint. In this video, I’ll show you the first steps to prepping them, which includes TSP and drilling drain holes. In the next series of videos, I’ll use my layering… Read more »

Step by Step Trumeau Mirror

Trumeau mirror

  As promised, here is the step by step for the diy Trumeau style mirror, transformed with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® and Efex furniture appliqués . The before mirror looked like this: Here it is in the French style Trumeau. Using Chalk Paint, I painted layers of Old White, Coco and French Linen on the… Read more »

Inspired By Pottery Barn

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  This is a project I’ve been meaning to share for a while. It was inspired by a mirror I saw in the Pottery Barn catalogue that I loved but was a tad overpriced. It proved  to be an easy DIY and very affordable.     Here is how I did it with supplies from… Read more »

DIY Kitchen Pendants

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  When I decided I wanted pendant lights over my kitchen island, I didn’t want to spend a whole lot of money, so I looked into DIY options.  Here is what I found at my local Lowes.Pendant Light Conversion Kits. You use your already existing recessed lights by replacing the bulbs with adapters like these… Read more »

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