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Paint Your Ceilings

DESIGN, DIY

Stop living in a sea of beige and white and grab a paint brush! Many are terrified of color but the truth is, the last project anyone should be squeamish about is painting. You can always repaint. Don’t stop with your walls either.… Read more

Milk Paint, Distressing Furniture or Mailboxes

DESIGN, DIY, HOUSEHOLD DESIGN

The best part about distressing furniture/mailboxes, is there is almost no way to mess the process up! Here’s a quick and easy guide on how to make a cheap black mailbox look like it’s a hundred years.

supplies

  • Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint (we used Farmhouse White)
  • Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint – Bonding Agent
  • mason jar with lid
  • angled paint brush
  • paint tray
  • measuring cup
  • The item your distressing (mailbox in our case).
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AHP Wrap Around

DESIGN, DIY, HOUSEHOLD DESIGN

Typically painted, plain drywall is boring. It’s everywhere you look. Luckily, there’s a secret in design and it’s the AHP Wrap Around. In a room where a two toned “paint job” is desired, wrap one color into the next at an angle.… Read more

Get Your Baby Some Dutch Doors

BABY, DESIGN, DIY, KIDS DESIGN, PARENTING, TODDLER

Dutch doors aren’t just for horses, they’re for babies too! Baby gates are wretched! Not only are they hideous, but they are damaging to your home. I always try to integrate everything “baby” into our living spaces seamlessly. One of my solutions in place of having baby gates is using Dutch doors instead of the standard.… Read more

Why is your paint runny?

DESIGN, DIY, QUICK-TIPS

Whether trying to paint with a $30 can of paint or an $80 can of paint, it’s frustrating to open up the bucket only to realize your paint is as “runny” as water. Don’t bother trying to use the product in its current “water-logged” state.… Read more

Jeuge up those boring bathroom shelves!

DESIGN, DIY, HOUSEHOLD DESIGN

There’s never anything too interesting happening in the world of bathroom shelving. The options… a tiled or glass shelf… but both are boring. Neither can withstand the destructive power of water. Water will inevitably collect on a tiled shelf, wearing away the grout, then ultimately travel to the walls.… Read more

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