Chandelier Makeover with Chalk Paint

Chandelier Makeover with Chalk Paint.

This week I learned a couple of things. Doing a chandelier makeover with chalk paint is super easy. Photographing a chandelier is a tad challenging. Let's start at the beginning. This is the chandelier light fixture that is hanging in our dining room. Nothing particularly wrong with it...just not my style. We recently painted the dining room in Benjamin Moore's Gray Owl and the new color significantly lightened up the room. The ... read more

Decorating a Small Blank Wall

Decorating a Small Blank Wall

Every home has that awkward space that defies being decorated. In my current home I have been met with a design challenge. There is a funky corner in the sunroom with very small wall space that just couldn't be ignored anymore. For you, the challenge might be a skinny hallway, an open space under the stairway, a super-tiny foyer or a nook that you thought was "so charming" before you purchased the house. I have personally had all of these ... read more

Gray Painted Side Table

Gray Painted Side Table

Here's the tale of my custom gray painted side table. My sweet friend Carol is fun, adventurous and typically up for anything. She recently heard about a barn being cleaned out due to a sale of the property. Carol promptly called me to let me know that she was headed over to this barn to see if she could find anything for me. Lo and behold she came away with this adorable and free side table. Her disclaimer was that it "needed a bit of ... read more

Painted Table with Amy Howard One Step

Painted Table with Amy Howard One Step

Hey y'all...Jenn and I can't thank you enough for all of your kind words and sweet prayers for my dad's recovery. We appreciate your post comments, emails and notes. It means more to us than we can express. I will be spending the next couple of days at my dad's house and plant to read him all of your well wishes! On the home front I have temporarily stalled with new projects. I have a to-do list a mile long and ideas for days. Really good ideas ... read more

Chalk Paint Makeover For a Pair of Tables

Chalk Paint Makeover For a Pair of Tables

Hey y'all - I hope you had a wonderful weekend! I'm excited to show you my chalk paint makeover for a pair of tables in my living room. But first, I hope you will allow me a moment to share something personal with you. I know that when you graciously come here to read the latest posts from Jenn and I, life on the surface can seem like sunshine and rainbows. Reality is - we are just like all of you. We deal with everyday life - busy schedules, ... read more