DIY: Wood Signs Made Easy #ExpressYourself #GluenGlitter #cbias

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As you may know I am doing a kitchen makeover on a budget! So far I have done the counter tops , cabinets, backsplash and more is on the way! This week I wanted a simple and quick project that would add some character and color to the kitchen. Since I love rustic signs that […]

DIY Kitchen Updates on a Budget: Faux Brick Kitchen Backsplash

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As you know I am updating my kitchen while maintaining a VERY tight budget. You can see the painted cabinets and the painted counter tops that i have done so far. Next it was time for the back splash. I loved the idea of painted tiles or bricks so I started experimenting. Painting Faux Bricks […]

DIY Kitchen Updates in a Budget: You CAN Paint Laminate Countertops

Priming The Counters

YES YOU CAN! I read all over the internet and heard experts saying that painting these countertops would not work. I have these ugly formica laminate counter tops that go up the way as a back splash too! UGLY! They came with the house when it was built. I discovered a kit made by the […]

Homemade Chalk Paint (How to)

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I have been so impressed with the chalk paint projects I have seen on pinterest and on many blogs. Centsational Girl did a fabulous post about her Annie Sloan chalk paint transformation. With my bedroom furniture redo on my mind I thought that chalk paint look would be perfect. However I can not pay $39 […]

DIY Kitchen Updates On A Budget: How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

how to paint cabinets

As I mentioned I am updating my kitchen on a budget. I started with the hideous manufactured brown cabinets. I really wanted to go with a white and country look. You can see my inspirations on Pinterest and here. Since I did not know anything about painting cabinets I decided to use a cabinet kit. […]

My Kitchen Redo… Time to DIY

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We have been house hunting and it is not going well. This housing market is bad right now. Bad for sellers and bad for buyers with less than perfect credit. So for now we will stay here. I am going to do lots of upgrade to our home. We will also continue saving and working […]

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