bookcase upcycle

bookcase upcycle

Posted by on Sep 30, 2012 in DIY, interior design | One Comment

This bookcase was my second attempt at painting furniture after my octagon table upcycle. I again used Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Graphite, but did not mix it with any Old White this time. I sanded the edges like I did the octo table, but decided to go for a more subtle distressing for this […]






thrifted octagon table upcycle

thrifted octagon table upcycle

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in DIY, interior design | No Comments

I actually purchased this table with a local thrift store Groupon, and it only cost me $12! This was my first furniture painting attempt, and the first time using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. If you haven’t yet heard about this paint, its claim to fame is that it adheres to just about any surface and […]






living room progress

living room progress

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in interior design | No Comments

I so easily forget how far we’ve come in updating the design of our home until I look back at progress pics from when we first moved in. One of the first updates we made after moving in was to paint the awful pink accent walls in the living room and kitchen. We chose ‘Ethiopia’ […]






fall rosette wreaths

fall rosette wreaths

Posted by on Sep 11, 2012 in DIY | No Comments

This morning I walked outside and for the first time felt that fall was in the air! I had a pumpkin spice latte from Starbucks this past weekend, so I guess it’s official! I’m definitely ready for scarves, boots, crisp air, no humidity [hence good hair days!] crock pot dinners, and football! Last fall I […]