Paint Tip ~ How to get a Silky Smooth Paint Finish

  Looking to finish your painted pieces with a silky smooth paint finish? Want a little paint pro tip? This one is another EASY one. Pinky swear. It’s a quick and easy step that many people skip and it can make such a BIG impact. It’s SO easy! (oh and no being all jealous of […]

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Easy Milk Painted World Map

I had an idea. I should milk paint a large world map! (excuse the messy kitchen and dark lighting, it was late – this is real life sorry) Good idea right? I had all the supplies at home, the weird thing was it was 11 pm on a Friday night ha ha. It’s how I […]

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New Hand Painted Stencils from Miss Mustard Seed

Ever wish you could hand paint like a pro? You know how some people are just born artistic? Things come super easy to them, like hand painting beautiful designs on furniture? I LOVE the look of these pretty dressers Miss Mustard Seed (Marian Parsons) does.   She free hands them, sometimes using chalk first as […]

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A CTV Morning Recap, Resources and Contest

Hi! Did you see our segment on CTV Morning today? Thank you if you did, it’s pretty nerve wrecking doing DIY on LIVE tv. EEK Wow live tv is FAST, 3 mins go like THAT! Phew. Heidi rocked the milk paint – wow – super awesome painter, and the crew at CTV Morning are amazing. […]

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Easy Holiday DIY – Stencil Fun

Hi Friends, thanks for following along with our 12 Days of Easy Holiday DIY, we’ve had so many viewers and lots of fun feedback. Thanks for watching, all days of the live videos can be seen on our FB page. Today we stencil! And I will start off by saying it was so busy in […]

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That Time I Went To Miss Mustard Seed’s Studio and Didn’t Take Pictures

True story. I was at Miss Mustard Seed’s beautiful studio, spent 3 days with her and only snapped a few pictures. Not even good ones. Seriously. No Facebook Live post. No interview with her. No lovely shots. Nope. I had all that planned. But…I don’t know. We started painting and chatting and that was that. […]

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I’m off to Miss Mustard Seed’s Studio

Guys! Guess what? Guess where I am off to this week? I’m jetting off to Pennsylvania to spend a few days with Miss Mustard Seed in her beautiful studio. For real. (all photos on this post are from Miss Mustard Seed) I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am about this. Marian (Miss […]

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Save the Date – A DIY By the Sea Retreat

I’m so excited. A DIY Paint by the Sea Retreat. Did you hear? I made a little announcement on Facebook today.  Go have a peek. I’ll wait….. Did you see? We’re hosting a retreat. I know…bad hair, terrible video but seriously…did you SEE that beach?? The resort?? Oh my. Are you gonna save the date? […]

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Paint Tip – Prop it up and Turn it Upside-down

Hi Friends, I’m back with another quick furniture painting tip. Recently one of my cottage renters emailed me and said she just had a quick questions “why do all my tuna cans have weird paint marks on them?” It was driving her family crazy trying to figure it out. Here’s why. I prop up my […]

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Re Loved Cottage Buffet and Hutch

I’m a little late with beach cottage updates. So many of you have asked. There’s good news and bad news. The good news is I painted the cottage buffet and hutch and a few other things. The bad new is I didn’t get all the furniture painted at the beach cottage. Which is funny because […]

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