Paris Grey Chalk Painted Chair – The Zero Dollar DIY Challenge

2 Bees in a Pod. Chalk painted side chair.

We are so very excited for today's post. We are participating in the bi-monthly Zero Dollar DIY Challenge. Every other month this group will create projects that cost no new money. What? That's right - we will each roam our garages, closets, basements, etc. to find an item that we meant to reimagine, but just never got around to doing anything with it. Lord knows we each have tons of these items in our homes. Without further adieu let us ... read more

Painted Picture Frame Wreath – Thrift Store Upcycle

2 Bees in a Pod. Painted Picture Frame Wreath. Thrift Store Upcycle. Picture Frame Wreath for the Front Door.

We are so excited to be back with our monthly installment for the Thrift Store Upcycle Challenge series! Even more exciting is that we created this painted picture frame wreath for the front door. But wait...we are getting ahead of ourselves. If you are a regular follower...thank you! If you are a new visitor, we are so glad that you are here. This series is where we take a thrift store item and upcycle it into a new decor item. Here's how ... read more

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