From Knotty Alder to Light Grey Kitchen Cabinets

Migrating from knotty alder to grey kitchen cabinets is a budget-friendly way to give an outdated kitchen a modern look. Whether you do it yourself or hire it out, it is a job that requires a bit of research, motivation, and attention to detail. It took me three years to pull the trigger on this 90’s -very- knotty kitchen. But now that it’s done, I am thrilled with the results and glad I took the time to think it through. 

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Master Bath Update: Sleek Black Vanity Makeover

If you are looking to update your bathroom with a unique touch, consider a painted black vanity. The sleek look adds a neutral, yet modern feel to any bathroom. The vanity in my master bath is large, and I was skeptical about painting it, but once finished, the black color was the perfect choice to update this 90’s bathroom on a small budget.

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My $2 Secret to Painting Walls Fast

If you’ve been on the hunt for the best paint roller for walls I encourage you to read this post until the end. Seriously, don’t turn away at the sight of the little roller below because friends, good things DO come in small packages, and I never thought the solution to my painting problem would be so simple.

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How to Make an Upholstered Bench

An upholstered bench adds beauty, character, and function to any space. Place it anywhere you need extra seating, or a quick place to tie your shoes, for instant charm. This DIY version is easy and budget friendly. Choose a fabric that matches your décor, personality, and style to make it unique and beautiful.

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Best Paint for Furniture and Raw Wood

So, you’re looking for the best paint for furniture. I applaud you for doing your research. Paint is a great way to give new life to an otherwise tired piece of furniture. But, your good intentions can turn into a nightmare, if you choose the wrong paint. After all, it’s not like you’re painting a wall. Whether you are painting raw wood, an old piece of furniture, or even cabinets, it’s important to find paint that comes in a variety of colors, is easy to apply, and has long durability.

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DIY Dining Table Makeover

If you are ready to replace your dining room furniture, this DIY dining table makeover may convince you to give your existing table a second chance. Wear and tear can wreak havoc on a wood table. Fortunately, a finish can be stripped, scratches can be sanded, and paint can provide a few more years of wear, until you can afford to buy new. Or until the kids grow up and you can buy what you really want (wink, wink).

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