When it’s Time to Paint Your Ugly Floor

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It’s time.

You know the room, that wall, that floor, that space that would be so much better if you just had the budget for it and if only your husband was a contractor? That is all of my rooms.

Let’s stop waiting. Let’s do something about it now so that we can start enjoying the space even before it’s perfect. Who knows, maybe Good Enough will be good enough.

Here’s how it happened for me….

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Laundry Room Teaser: Paint is My Hero

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Y’all. Same view, eighteen months apart. The laundry room makeover cost practically zero dollars {paint from floor to ceiling and we already had all of that but one can.} Paint is my BFF. To see all the befores afters and hows click here. PS, are you following along on instagram? More photos of this room […]

Why it’s Worth it to Take One Microscopic Step Forward

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My office has been so neglected while we put all of our energy into the barn project. But every time I looked at it, it made me sad. I needed a little win. I threw dinner in the oven and ran out to my thrifted office door armed with a quart of pretty pink paint […]

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The Only Secret Formula For Choosing the Perfect Paint Color

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We are all looking for those foolproof, step by step rules that we can just implement, get ideal results and then forget about it. We want less work, no risk and lots of reward. Even when it comes to something as simple as choosing a wall color. And I am the queen of wanting an […]

Bonus Room Painting & A Giveaway to Help You Paint

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This room makeover is creeping along. By the time it’s done, Ty Pennington will have worn out 39 buses (busi?) with his one week makeovers. My kids will be so old they won’t even be able to get their walkers and grandchildren up the stairs to come up to this room. Chevron will be back […]

Paint Your Furniture…This Weekend

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One of the easiest ways to change up your home without spending a bunch of cash is to simply makeover what you already have.  One of the ways I’ve made over what I have is with paint. Many of you have been painting furniture for years but some of you have yet to try it […]

Whimsical Grandfather Clock

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  I’ve wanted a big clock for a few years.  A couple of months ago I finally saw a simple grandfather-ish clock painted bright blue at an antique store,  I was SO excited, but it was already sold.  I snooped around and could see that it wasn’t an old clock, just a new, inexpensive clock […]

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Handmade Wall Art

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I’ve been meaning to talk about that painted canvas in our family room. Here’s a timeline:: 1. The inspiration :: Angela from The Painted House {a little more info here} the link in that post is to Angela’s old blog from 4 years ago I saw her beautiful mix of styles and the first thing […]

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I Went White

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A little less than two years ago, I painted our family room Favorite Tan.  It’s a lovely color and after living in white rentals for 3 years we decided it would be ok to paint some walls in our current rental.  Nope, we didn’t ask, we just picked colors that we knew would work with […]

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An Arranged Marriage

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If you paint two pieces of furniture the same color and then put them next to each other, it’s kind of like you are joining them in holy matrimony. The yellow mirror in the office was just a temporary pop of color until I realized where I could really use a mirror. Here are the […]

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