Yeah! What better way to start the week than with a a dresser refresh project I did for my son’s bedroom a few weeks ago.
Here’s the before and after of my dresser rehab. I die.
Keep on reading if you’re curious about how to use chalk paint for refinishing furniture, or in this case for refinishing a dresser with chalk paint. It was fun and super easy. Legit a skill level of 1 required.
Remember the ‘coffee’ jar from my DIY Flower Paper Tutorial
? I have received quite a few inquiries as to how to make it/where it came from and today is your lucky day! Did you know there are a bunch of other jar labels, too? Well, here is all the info you need to make your very own super cute labels 🙂
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I know I haven’t posted as often as usual since I am home in the USA visiting family – so here is a special weekend post to help make up for it!
When people go on vacation, they collect a lot of things: spoons, sand, magnets, shot glasses..who knows what else. I thought I would take a minute to share with you what we collect on each of our vacations – postcards!
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When we were in Rome
last month, we wandered into the CUTEST leather goods store (address is at the bottom of this post)
and I purchased my very own wax seal! You know, the kind that they used in the olden days to seal envelopes and are now starting to make a comeback on wedding invites?! – just love it. But…this was way harder to use than I thought it would be so I wanted to share a little DIY post for you. Just in case 🙂
I didn’t have any envelopes handy, so I just used a gift tag to show you but you’ll get the idea.
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Welcome back to work for all you kids out there who had a nice long weekend to celebrate Thanksgiving. I hope it was fabulous! Our Thanksgiving was wonderful – My tablescape was even featured on HGTV
‘s Instagram account. So thankful for that!
I want to take a moment to share my almost famous Thanksgiving table with you and give you a fun DIY project that involves leaves and spray paint (look at the table runner…EEK I love it!) Perfect for any holiday table 🙂 I hope you enjoy.
Continue reading “:: Holiday Tablescape with DIY Gold Leaf Table Runner”
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I am sure you have been busy searching Pinterest
for ‘Thanksgiving Tablescapes’ – I know I have been. That’s why I can’t wait to share with you my latest DIY project: a rope vase! I plan to use it for our Thanksgiving table, but you can use it all year long. Yeah! Not to mention, it’s super easy and super cheap. The best kind of DIY project.
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I keep reading articles about people “pinning” images on Pinterest
and never actually doing anything with all these pins. So I decided – that will not be me! Cross my heart, I promise that I will try to bring most of my Pinterest dreams to life right here on Morning Kawa 🙂
Which brings me to my DIY Paper Flower tutorial. Inspired by Pinterest (and Martha). Made and photographed by me.
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