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

Painted Wing Chair and Update

Winter Home Tour. Painted wing chair.

When I decided to paint this wing chair, Honey Bee thought that I had lost my mind. He is always very supportive of my crazy design and decor ideas, but this is one project that he thought wasn't going to end well. So, I am here to tell you that this painted wing chair looks beautiful and Honey Bee had to eat his words :) This project is the second most popular post of all time for 2 Bees. We get asked a lot of questions and I hope to address ... read more

Top 10 Posts of 2016

Top 10 Posts of 2016

We hope with all of our hearts that you have been enjoying this holiday season as much as we are. 2 Bees have been taking a much needed break and have been resting up to recharge our creative batteries. Our time has been well spent visiting family and friends, laughing until we have cried, eating treats that we are absolutely positive have zero fat or caloric counts and planning for the year ahead. It's hard to believe that at the stroke of ... read more