Today is Day 10 of our 31 Days of Knitting Challenge. This stitch is super easy to knit and to remember since it’s only 2 rows of pattern, and the patterns are very similar on each row. It creates a fun “twist” on the regular garter stitch by adding columns of twisted cable stitch every two stitches. [Read more…]
I don’t know about ya’ll but over here, Christmas is in full swing already. I put up our Christmas decorations this week I’ve already started on a few fun Christmas projects to s with you all!
Have you seen CeCe Caldwell’s new line of Stains? They have 4 colors, and I kinda love them all. I wanted to try it out because I really like the idea of being able to do a stain and a top coat all in one step! [Read more…]
So I finally got the video I promised you uploaded. It honestly took forever to upload to YouTube. I’ve been shooting all my new videos in HD so they will be easier for you guys to see, but GEEZ! They take forever to render and upload.
Anyways, so this is a fairly quick tutorial on my new favorite way to glaze furniture/ antique furniture using Blue Minerals Antiquing Powder, Fiddes Wax and Mineral Spirits. [Read more…]
Hey guys, I know I’ve been MIA for the last two weeks! I’ve been running around like a chicken with its head cut off trying to get a series of videos and tutorials ready for our new announ! Blue Minerals Antiquing Powder is finally here and available for Pre-Order on the Blue Minerals website! They are being released this friday (March 14th, 2014), and I am so freaking excited. [Read more…]
I think that most people have gotten into an argument about cleaning with someone in their lives at some point. Whether it be with your husband, your kids, your room mate, your parents…. I think most of us can relate to the arguments that are had over cleaning. When I was young, my parents struggled with encouraging us to clean up. We would leave messes all over the house and my mom would get extremely frustrated with cleaning up after us all the time. So they came up with a game I like to call the clean up game and our house had never been cleaner! [Read more…]
Organizing my life seems to always be one of those things I’m constantly struggling for… but it’s always just out of reach. I am a writer for this blog, as well as a business owner. I currently am working on 4 different business as any one time – and that can be extremely overwhelming at times. (Don’t get me wrong, I love what I do). I am constantly looking for new tools or ways to stay on top of my ever growing to do list and calendar, but I always feel like I’m going to miss [Read more…]
Hey there! It’s been a while. We went though some site updates and changes that didn’t end up going quite as planned. Thank goodness that’s over. I am so excited to have been asked to do a guest post at the Wood Connection today. I used some of their products to make this cute little reindeer! [Read more…]
I love Thanksgiving! I’ve never been a huge fan of all the food, mostly because I don’t eat turkey, but I still love it for 2 reasons. First of all, it gives me an excuse to basically throw a big party! and second because of Black Friday Shopping! [Read more…]
Okay, so today’s tutorial is a little bit of a continuation of the Toning Tutorial that we did last week. This is another secret that never gets talked about that makes your restored furniture look like something right out of a magazine. It’s the last step, and it’s referred to as Rubbing Out A Finish. [Read more…]