Monday, April 20, 2015

Thrift Store Find ~ Makeover Using DIY Chalk Paint

Thrift Store Find ~ Chalk Painted Makeover

From North of the Boulevard~

After trying DIY chalk paint for the first time and loving how easily it is to work with, I was ready to take on a project that was a little bit larger than the stenciled piece. But, I wasn't ready to use it on any furniture pieces I already own, so I made a trip to the local Goodwill Store. There was not a lot to choose from that day, but for $5.00 I found this piece that seemed like it could be a great test piece. 
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Monday, November 3, 2014

Coastal Cone Tree and Shell Ornaments


Coastal Cone Tree and Sea Shell Ornaments

From North of the Boulevard~

After redoing my powder room with a coastal decor this summer, I knew I was going to need something different for holiday decor this year for that space. In previous years I used gold and burgundy to match the colors, but this year I wanted to use soft green and white. I decided to decorate a cone tree and have clear shell ornaments beside it.
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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Upcycled Jars for Utensils



From North of the Boulevard~

I have a lot of coastal decor in my home and I wanted to add a little bit more to my kitchen counter. I decided a good way to do that would be to find something with coastal flair to hold my wooden utensils. I looked around in a few stores, but didn't find anything that really caught my eye. So, that meant it was time to make something myself. Once I decided on a DIY project, i just needed to figure out what I would use for it. The answer came in the form of marinara jars.

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