Decorate Your Mantel For Fall

This time of year makes me think of pumpkin spice candles and all things orange. I don't know if it's the temperature outside dropping or the fact that Christmas is right around the corner, but fall makes me giddy. When it comes to decorating your mantel for fall, you don't always have to think inside the box. In fact, most of the time it's when you think outside the box that you will create something beautiful. Let's take a look at a few different "outside the box" thinkers and how they created something gorgeous by being different. Using a mirror on a mantel is a great way to make the space bright and open. Centsational Girl did a fabulous job of mixing luxury with simple when she created her fall mantel. Simple with a statement is another way to do it. Not only does this Give … [Read more...]

Spray Paint Home Decor Makeovers – 3 Cool Ways To Jazz Up Your Home Accessories

I don't know about you, but I have plenty of home accessories that can use a few new coats of paint. Paint can transform a piece drastically, and make it look brand new.  Most of us  have a certain color scheme that we use consistently throughout our homes, and sometimes spray painting a Serving Tray, or an Ornate styled mirror, a Mid Century Modern Cabinet, can add tons of interest to a space. I am not one to run and buy new, I like to keep what I have and spray paint if I inspired by another color!   Serving Tray, Mirror & Modern Cabinet: Before      Use What You Have I have a shelf lined with almost every color of spray paint, so I try my best not to make any unnecessary purchases. Believe me I am always looking for a good reason to shop at my local home store, but I … [Read more...]

Mirror Dresser for $35

How you can get a fabulous mirrored dresser for $35 dollars. Here's what I did: Saved a mirror from bathroom redo. Received an old dresser for free. Had my local glass guy cut the mirror to fit, $20. Painted the dresser- Regent Metallic Silver base- from Ralph Lauren paints. Picked up some simple handles from the hardware store $15 Used liquid Nails Mirror adhesive to attach mirrors to dresser. Here are a few before pictures: This project was fairly simple.  Basically just some painting and gluing. {I left the mirror cutting to the professionals.} Here are a few tips- Take good measurements of the piece that you want mirrored. Don't be afraid to think out side of the box....I almost threw away that old mirror. Paint can do wonders for just … [Read more...]