10 Painting Tips & Tricks You Never Knew
After painting most of our 1970's fixer upper by myself, I've learned a few things about paint these past few years. So, I thought it might be useful to share some of my favorite painting tips with you. These are my top 10 paint secrets that will save you time, money, and just make any paint job a whole lot easier. Enjoy! #1. For easy cleanup use tinfoil on your paint tray. I went through about 20 paint trays before I ever figured this trick out. The next time you need you paint something…
Design Inspiration. Planet Stencil Library.
A lifestyle blog about stencils and stenciling. The designers at The Stencil Library share their design inspiration, projects, passion for decoration and the more photogenic aspects of their lives
Paint Color Trends for 2014 - Whitney English
For over a year, I’ve been working with my friend, Holly Mathis, on updating my house. She’s been a dream to work with. She is full of ideas, but coaches me along, and lets me make my own decisions. Since we have been a on a very limited budget, I’ve resorted frequently to one of […]
How Well Do You Speak?
Being a product of school systems that actually taught proper English, etc. back in the forties and fifties —I think it started its decline...
Lace doilies are cool again!
‘Talk about taking something from the grave to the groove. I grew up with lace doilies at the bottom of my cedar chest because they belonged to a deceased relative, smelled like moth balls, w…
HOUSE TOUR: A Washington Home Glimmers With Gilded Finishes And Rich Textures
For a couple on Mercer Island, Washington, designer Kelly Wearstler conjures an atmosphere of dark and moody glamour, shot through with glints of gold
Stencil Your Room Beautiful: Eye-Candy and a Wonderful Giveaway for Your Weekend
Thanks to all who entered the giveaway from Cutting Edge Stencils. Chosen by random number generator, the winner is: Aurora m. Thanks again to all who entered. If you didn't win, check out the giveaway from Banarsi that is still going on and will be ending soon. Happy Friday! Are you looking forward to your weekend? The Country Living Craft Fair is going on here in Atlanta this weekend. I went last year but I think I may skip the fair this time. I've been invited to a special craft event to…