Birthday Cake Tutorial~ Harry Potter’s Monster Book of Monsters


“Monster Book of Monsters” Once upon a time, there was a 6 year old boy that was soon turning 7.  His Mommy asked him what kind of birthday party he wanted. The boy… Continue reading

DIY UPDATE: Faux Granite Countertop…How’s it holding up?


Just wanted to update on the counters are holding up. EXCELLENTLY! The countertop looks just like it did when I first finished it a couple months ago, even with heavy use. November 1, 2011:  STILL… Continue reading

DIY Stained Brown Paper Floor Awesomeness!~ Under $30 Do It Yourself Hardwood/Laminate Floor Alternative


My new favorite thing ev’ah. What an odessey this was for me!  Starting with the ugly grey vinyl and transforming the floor into a BEAUTIFUL glossy masterpiece!  There were a lot of sites… Continue reading

DIY Faux Granite Countertop ….without a kit for under $60!


I’m Gonna Go Faux It! Before….  ugly, dated and this color irritated me every time I went in there. Even though this house was built in 2004, this maroon/grey/oak theme seems trés 1980’s. Yuck. Plus… Continue reading

DIY Faux Coved Ceiling: Oooh! Stripes! Coving! White! Hooray!


Faux Coved Ceiling & Cabinet Refreshing!   This is it! The BEFORE photo of our powder room.  This is our Test Site, Guinea Pig, Practice Place…whatever you want to call it.  If this… Continue reading