Did you know that you can use milk paint on unfinished wood? Milk paint gives a gorgeous, professional finish while giving off zero VOCs. Check out how you can use milk paint on furniture and other unfinished wood surfaces.
This post is sponsored by The Real Milk Paint Company. All opinions are entirely my own. Ever since I painted an old nightstand with chalk paint, I was hooked on using alternatives to regular latex paint. For me, chalk paint was one of the easiest ways to transform old furniture and the results were amazing….
My wife is always coming home with new furniture – chairs, dressers, nightstands, tables. She loves to redo them, and they always turn out really nice. Recently Eileen’s aunt and uncle gave her an old dresser from when her uncle was quite little. The dresser needed a little TLC, and so we had a plan…
There’s one room in my house that just drives me nuts. No organization, nothing pretty about it, and it’s not functional for our family. This room – our mudroom – needs a complete overhaul. I mean knocking down a few walls, fresh flooring, wall paint, and a complete rearrangement. It seems like such a big…
Whether you are an amateur or experienced woodworker, Paul from Woodwork Boss is sharing 9 amazing reasons you should build your own furniture. There are lots of benefits to making your own furniture, and I’m sure you’ll be ready to build by the end of the article. 🙂 Woodworking certainly is a handy skill. From small…
Anything you could ever want, for any project, resides in Eileen’s craft room. Ribbon, paint, pipe cleaners, card stock, felt, sewing materials, hot glue. Not to mention all of the kids crafts and holiday materials. However, there was no room for any kind of craft room organization and storage. I usually found Eileen behind a…
Learn how to make simple DIY drawers with this easy tutorial. Not only does Ash share how he constructed the homemade drawers but he also explains how to make custom handles, for just 15 cents each. He also includes a handy video, showing the building process.
Bring new life to old pieces with minimal effort using chalk paint! There is no sanding, no priming, and very little dry time. The results are phenomenal! You won’t believe the before pictures on this one.
The before and after pictures on this project speak volumes! Before a drab wall with an outdated valance, Ash built a stunning floor-to-ceiling bookshelf with a window seat, creating a bright, dreamy library.
Too many picture frames lying around? Or not enough pictures of your family up on the walls? Build an easy, do-it-yourself picture ledge. Each shelf was less than $10 to make and looks quite elegant.
Looking for ways to create more space in your pantry? Love to repurpose old items? Check out how Ash converted an old CD tower into a built-in pantry shelf. The process was simple, and it didn’t cost a penny.
Looking for a project to tackle but only have a weekend to spare? Check out these six do-it-yourself projects – from garage storage to kitchen upgrades to backyard updates, these projects are simple!
Looking to add some seating to your next barbecue? Ash shares how he built this homemade picnic table in just one day! Not only does he provide step-by-step details but a few money-saving tips.
Eileen shares the details of how she refinished a wooden desk. Not only does this thrift store find look professionally done, but Eileen saved a lot of money making over an old piece, rather than buying new.
Have a knack for buying old furniture? Not sure how to refinish it? Eileen shares how she and Ash worked together to give this old, weathered telephone table new life, from sanding techniques to stain specifics.
Fixing up old chairs is easier than you think! It only takes spray paint and new fabric. Eileen shares how she fixed up a few flea market finds, that are now household favorites, including a $10 ice cream chair.