Category Archives: Power of Paint

Painted & Stenciled Table (20)

Creating a New Look with Vintage Decor Paint

Painted & Stenciled Table (20)

Painted & Stenciled Table (18)An empty bedroom.
With four children this is a rare occurrence at my house.
Now that two of those children are married I have a guest bedroom for the first time in 28 years! Slowly but surely I’m working on pulling this room together by using much of what we already have.
Giving an old table a fresh new look with Vintage Decor Paint by Martha Stewart Crafts was one of my first projects.

Painted & Stenciled Table (21)

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How to Update Exterior Lanterns

How to Easily Update Your Exterior Lanterns

How to Update Exterior Lanterns

How to Update Exterior Lanterns

For several weeks, okay months, I’d been noticing how dirty our garage lanterns were.

Upon closer inspection they weren’t dirty they were faded. Really faded.

Our garage faces west and 8 years of sun exposure had done a number on their finish. While you might look at these photos and think this is a nice patina, don’t be fooled. They just looked old and dirty. Very dirty.

So after much hassling, nagging and begging Scott finally took the lanterns down for me so I could paint them.

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Painting Flower Medallions

How to Paint Custom Flower Medallions for Curtain Hardware

Painting Flower Medallions

Painting Flower Medallions

Today I’m sharing all the details for painting your own curtain medallions like the ones used for Lily Grace’s Princess Curtains shared in my last post.

One of the first elements we talked about when designing Lily’s window treatments was the idea of using medallions for the hardware instead of a traditional rod and rings.

This resin flower tie-back was the perfect choice. Now to make it the perfect color!

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Pink & Lilac Curtains for a Princess

Window Treatments Fit for a Princess Plus 10 Details to Include When Making your Own

Pink & Lilac Curtains for a Princess

Pink & Lilac Curtains for a Princess

Welcome to the powdery pink, princess abode of Princess Lily Grace!

Today I’m introducing Lily Grace. A precious 5 years old, full of spunky personality, a head full of curly red hair and a bedroom quickly on it’s way to becoming Princess-Worthy!

Along with meeting Lily Grace you will also see 10 girly-girl details to consider when making curtains for your own little princess.

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Curtain Hardware Painted Ruby Red

Navy & White Chevron, Red Curtain Hardware & a Gallery Wall

Curtain Hardware Painted Ruby Red

Curtain Hardware Painted Ruby Red

Red, white and blue with a twist.

Tucker is at the age where a “big boy room” is just around the corner.  When Misty contacted me about window treatments for Tucker’s room she wanted something that would transition easily from nursery to big boy room.

With pale gray walls and plenty of navy and red accents in the room, Misty chose a crisp navy and white chevron for the new floor length panels.

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