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Have you painted something in chalk paint, and then regretted it later? Here’s how to remove chalk paint from anything. I’m known for my love for chalk. I have made a chalkboard for decoration, and I have perfected the chalk writing. I have tried chalk painting a wall, too. But that has not turned out what I thought it would be. The idea of painting a large segment of a wall is enticing. You can…

These creative DIY pumpkin decor ideas will have you decorating your home for the season without using the real veggies. Read on! I love pumpkin decorating for the fall season as much as everyone. But there’s one thing nagging me. It’s the waste of pumpkins (the vegetable) that goes into making all these decorations. That can’t be eco-friendly or reasonable at all, can it? So I’m all for the alternatives. And it makes such wonderful…

With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s time to start to think about gifts for the special people in your life.  These stamped tile coasters would make great gifts for teachers, party hosts, or anyone!  They are actually great year round gifts too. They are simple and inexpensive to make.  All you need are a few supplies: 4”x4” tumbled travertine tile stamps StazOn ink pad felt pads I like the natural stone with all the imperfections…

Earlier this year I read Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.  This book is truly life-changing!  It motivated me to go through the house and get rid of items that didn’t “spark joy.”  It was liberating as Kondo gave me the power to let go of items I was holding onto for far too long.  I then started to look at everything in the house differently asking myself  does this “spark joy.” I took it…

I have been searching for THE perfect coffee table for over a year and haven’t found the “dream” coffee table.  I wanted something a little rustic, but not too country.  I like reclaimed wood, but didn’t want something too industrial. The table at Restoration Hardware was nice but the legs seemed a little too large for our room.  Plus, the table was a bit pricey.  This Restoration Hardware table was one of our inspirations though. Since my dream…

Want to make a DIY chalkboard with a beautiful frame? Let me show you how with this easy guide. I wanted a large rustic chalkboard that I could have on display all year long so I enlisted my husband to help me make one.  It’s a very simple DIY project. What You Will Need for this Project? The materials: Wood boards L brackets or wood glue Wood stain Plywood Chalk paint Wood screws Wood glue Tools:…