Refinishing an Old Dresser

Refinishing an Old Dresser

I found this old dresser for $75 and wanted to give it a refresh for our new bedroom. Painting furniture isn’t always difficult and it makes a huge difference! You will need: -spackle (if filling in any scratches or dents) -putty knife -sand paper, varying weights -primer -paint, I used Chalk paint, but any paint(…)

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Valentine’s Caramels

Valentine’s Caramels

This is my favorite caramel recipe. It’s really easy, inexpensive to make and makes a great gift! I put a spin on these by adding heart shaped sprinkles for Valentine’s Day. How cute! You will need: -1/3 cup unsalted butter -1/2 heavy cream -3 tablespoons water -1/4 cup light or regular corn syrup -1 cup sugar -parchment paper(…)

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Galentines Day DIY

Galentines Day DIY

Make Valentine’s Day about you and your friends with a mini DIY spa package for each of your lady friends. You will need: -spa mask (I prefer the sheet masks, they are less messy than mud masks. Bonus points if it’s made in Korea, they know their sh*t when it comes to beauty products.) -mini wine bottles(…)

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Mercury Glass Votives DIY

Mercury Glass Votives DIY

Mercury glass can get expensive very quickly if you’re looking to make a statement with a lot of pieces (they start around $3 each). But you can easily do them yourself for much less. You will need: -glass votive or container of your choice -spray water bottle -paper towels -Krylon Looking Glass spray paint Cover your work(…)

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Easy Christmas Card DIY

Easy Christmas Card DIY

Holiday cards can be so expensive to buy. You can make them with just a few things from your local craft store in as little as a few minutes. You will need: -rubber stamp -ink pad -blank cards and envelopes Press your stamp lightly into your ink pad, checking to make sure all of the(…)

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Rooting Pineapple Plants

Rooting Pineapple Plants

Growing your own pineapple plant is so much easier than you think! It takes a little time and patience, but it’s so rewarding to me to watch something grow from something I would normally throw out. You will need: -Pineapple -Potting Soil -Pot to root your pineapple plant in Cut the pineapple crown off of the fruit(…)

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Refinished Sling Chair

Refinished Sling Chair

The last Brimfield Antique Fair that I went to, I had a goal of finding an old sling chair. I love the look of sling chairs, but they are always expensive and pretty poorly made. So I went with the hope of finding a cheaper one I could refinish. I came across several and wound up buying(…)

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Tequila Soaked Watermelon

Tequila Soaked Watermelon

With the dog days of summer in full swing and watermelon at its peak, I wanted to share my new favorite (and super easy) snack: Tequila watermelon! You will need: -watermelon, cut into bite size chunks (I also added pineapple and mango to my mixture) -2 limes, juiced -1/4 cup sugar -3/4 cup water -1/2(…)

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