Creating A Pretty Place to Paint – Part 1

I’ve been struggling to make myself spend time in my basement ‘studio’ and not having much luck. It’s become a chaotic jumble of too much stuff! And I don’t enjoy being stuck in the middle of it. So I’ve decided to take over our 3rd bedroom, that has evolved into…

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Whitewashing a Brick Fireplace

As mentioned in recent posts, we’re busy doing some home renovations, mostly with paint, to freshen things up.  One project we tackled was to whitewash our brick fireplace. Here’s a pic of our original fireplace.  The brick is the same as on  the outside of our house which was built…

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Brightening Up an Entry Hall with Paint

Brightening Up an Entry Hall with Paint I’m going room by room through a spring update.  We hadn’t painted in 10 years, so I was very ready to change colors.  This hallway has been painted a deep barn red with an ivory entry door for 10 years. I wanted to…

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