Spring Book Page Art

Spring book page art printed on vintage book page

Spring Fever is a real phenomenon. Personally I sense the excitement of the season in the air. The days are a bit warmer with crystal blue skies. I feel drawn to my local garden center, like a beacon harkening me to purchase flowering shrubs - and I don't even have a yard. My wardrobe selections want to be lighter and colorful. My mood is lightened as I dance along the cleaning aisle of the grocery store just itching to begin Spring cleaning. ... read more

Chalk Painted Armoire Makeover – Aubusson Blue

2 Bees in a pod. Chalk Painted Armoire. Aubusson Blue. Side view.

At the beginning of the year Jenn and I shared our individual home goals for 2017. One of my top design priorities listed was my master bedroom. Typically I would have pushed this project to the bottom of the list, while completing all of the other projects. But then I had an epiphany. I realized that Honey Bee and I deserved a comfortable retreat space. A cozy, yet colorful room where we can curl up with a good book and get a great nights rest. ... read more

Vanity Bench Makeover Chalk Painted in Pure White

2 Bees in a Pod. Vanity bench makeover with pure white chalk paint

I have a secret. Not a deep dark one or anything like that - just an embarrassing one. Ever since Honey Bee and I downsized to a smaller home last year, we haven't been able to park our vehicles in our garage. Why? Well, the garage is full of boxes, crap and stuff that had no space inside the house and were relegated to the garage. While I know that it is ridiculous to hold onto so much "stuff" and I am certain our neighbors and friends talk ... read more

34 Beautiful Blue Furniture Makeovers

thirty eighth stree - blue painted buffet

34 Beautiful Blue Furniture Makeovers! We are certain that it is not any real secret that we love the color blue. We especially love using blue in our home decor and accessories. Looking around our homes it is also evident that most of our furniture makeovers include some shade of blue. Painting tattered and worn furniture is a wonderful way to rejuvenate a piece back to life. We have used chalk paint, one-step paint, latex paint and many ... read more

8 Tips for Making Beautiful Vignettes

Trash to Treasure Table Makeover with Amy Howard One Step Paint

One of the easiest ways to add designer style to your home is by adding vignettes. A vignette is arranging objects into groupings on tabletops, dressers or shelves. These pretty groupings are the perfect way to showcase your style and creativity. Here are 8 tips for making beautiful vignettes in your home. Display objects in odd numbers Use several objects of similar shape, size and color together in odd numbers for maximum impact. ... read more