Chalk Couture DIY Kitchen Gift Ideas: Chalking Series Project 7

Chalk Couture DIY Kitchen Gift Ideas First of all, I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming response to the free sample Chalk Couture mini kit offer. I’m getting your addresses from you and will start shipping the kits as soon as more squeegees arrive.  I was wiped out quick! We’re at project #7 of my 15 Days of Chalking series.  Almost to the halfway point! Today, I have two projects that are inexpensive gift ideas.  It won’t be long {Read More}

Farmhouse Style Ikea DIY Towel | 15 Days of Chalking, Part 4

Farmhouse Style Ikea DIY Towel A few months ago, I went to Ikea with my sister, son, and niece.  Any day is a good one when you get to go to Ikea.  Am I right? Anyway, one of the things I purchased was a set of four Elly dish towels.  I’m kicking myself that I didn’t buy a few more sets. That’s not the point though.  I digress, as always. I put them aside so no one would get stains all {Read More}

DIY Ombré Effect Pallet Tray Using Chalk Finish Paint

DIY Ombré Effect Pallet Tray Using Chalk Finish Paint The Ombré effect has been around for quite some time, but I have never tried it myself and wanted to make a farmhouse style tray using the technique.  I Googled and looked on Pinterest to learn how, and I’m excited to say it worked!

Chalk Couture Farmhouse Style Slate DIY Coasters

Whip up a set of these Chalk Couture Farmhouse Style Slate DIY Coasters in just minutes.  It’s so easy to do and they would make great gifts! I am SO glad I bought the Farmhouse transfer set because I made yet another project with them. If you missed the other projects, you can see them all HERE.  I’m still not done, because you can never have too much farmhouse, in my opinion that is! Supplies needed (affiliate links included to help {Read More}

Incredibly Beautiful DIY Farmers Market Chalkboard

I’ve been wanting to share the final project of my bathroom remodel, but we’ve had grey skies for several days in a row.  So I’ll wait for brighter skies to take pictures.  Instead I’m going to share with you my DIY Farmers Market chalkboard, which I’m head-over-heels in love with! How to Make a Farmers Market Chalkboard: Watch the video or get the directions below. Stain or paint wood chalkboard frame, if desired.  (I stained mine.) Remove transfer backing and {Read More}

Visiting Family +10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas

10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas to Renew Your Space We got home from helping our son and his wife move to New Mexico almost 2 weeks ago and I’ve been meaning to share a few photos ever since.  I also have a great round-up of farmhouse style decor ideas because I know it’s fun to update the look in our home with fresh ideas.

Farmhouse Pedestal Table: Downsizing for a Smaller Household

Farmhouse Pedestal Table: Downsizing for a Smaller Household Our household is much smaller now since my older sons both got married and my daughter bought a new house last year.  My youngest son still lives at home.  I love my big farmhouse table but knew we could gain a lot of space if we downsized to a smaller one. As luck would have it, I found a pedestal table at a thrift store for only $25.

Patriotic Tin Can Kitchen Herb Planters

Patriotic Tin Can Indoor Kitchen Herb Planters Make these patriotic kitchen herb planters as a tribute to the good ole’ Red, White and Blue! My obsession continues with tin cans.  My project ideas seem to be as never-ending as my supply of cans! Supplies I Used: Empty tin cans Dixie Belle Chalk Finish Paint in Barn Red, Fluff, and Yankee Blue Satin clear coat Lace trim (optional) Herb plants Foam paintbrush Directions: Paint the cans using a foam paintbrush.  I {Read More}

Rustic Wood Crate Mason Jar Centerpiece for Spring

This Rustic Wood Crate Mason Jar Centerpiece is an easy build project that’s perfect for special occasions or on a farmhouse kitchen table.

Eight Must Have Kitchen Gadgets That Cost $5 or Less

Just thought I would check in with you and give you an update on my health status.  I was released from the hospital early in the week.  Originally, I was supposed to have inpatient therapy, but after five days of delay because of the holiday, I decided to return home and do outpatient therapy instead.  I began with occupational therapy three times this week and will begin physical therapy next week.  Thankfully, I began shopping for stocking stuffers a few {Read More}