There are several different ways to press botanicals. You can build your own press or buy one online. I am loving this Nature Press from Amazon. Another popular method is to place a leaf between the pages of a heavy book and wait 2-3 weeks for it to dry. However, if you are pressed(pun intended) ... Read More about DIY Pressed Botanical Art
ORC Week 6: The Finale
Hooray!!! We made it to The One Room Challenge Finale!! We have been working hard on the Musty Mudroom Makeover the past 6 weeks and I am excited to show you the end results! When I entered the challenge, I didn't have any idea what I was going to do on this wall. All I knew was that the ... Read More about ORC Week 6: The Finale
Paint & Stencil Tile Tutorial
Raise your hand if you love boring brown tile! OK I will admit that I raised my hand several years ago and chose to install the brown tile in our new home. What was a thinking? I will tell you exactly what I was thinking... "It seems safe." "Brown neutral tile never goes out of ... Read More about Paint & Stencil Tile Tutorial
ORC Week 4: Making Some Progress
I can't believe we are on Week 4 of the One Room Challenge. I think this has been my favorite week so far! If you have been following along...Week 1, Week 2, Week 3...you will know that I have spent most of the challenge painting. My fingers, clothes, and hair(I'm a messy painter) have been ... Read More about ORC Week 4: Making Some Progress
ORC Week 3: Artichokes…Anyone?
My love for artichokes may have played a role in my choice of paint colors for Week 3 of the One Room Challenge. Doesn't the Sherwin Williams Artichoke paint look delicious(pun intended) with the stained wood bench? I am loving this color! However, before I was able to do any painting, the ... Read More about ORC Week 3: Artichokes…Anyone?