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Easy Painted Thrift Store Furniture with Chalk Finish!

Amy put her own touches on a vintage valet with this thrift store furniture revamp – she shows you how with a beautiful shade of chalk paint. Hi, it’s Amy from Maker Mama! Today I’m sharing an easy no-fuss way to update any thrift store furniture. I stumbled across this vintage valet, typically used for men, and …

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Make a Winter Centerpiece Using Glass Paint

Create this winter centerpiece using glass paint and $1 stickers – it’s so easy! You can fill it with leftover Christmas decor or anything you like. Does anyone have any ornaments left over from Christmas? I actually had a few packages of silver mini ornaments that I never used, and I thought, “well, these are …

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DIY Spa Gift Basket for a Bestie (Free Tag!)

Make a DIY spa gift basket for a creative bestie! Add lots of fun beauty supplies – plus get a free “treat yourself” gift tag! One of my best friends is a total beauty fanatic. In particular, she loves baths, pedicures, and anything “pampering” that can help her relax. Of course I have no complaints …

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Why We’re Moving #ATLtoVanWA

Fifteen years. When I say it out loud, I can’t believe it. That is how long I’ve lived in Atlanta! Guess how long I intended to live in Atlanta originally? One year. The reason I moved to the south in late 2001 was because I’d graduated from the University of Washington a few years before and I …

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Recipe Remix: Lunch, Snack, and Dinner

Are you ready to completely switch up your regular meal routine? I am always excited to try new snacks, lunches, and dinners . . . because I really get tired of the same old thing. I can be somewhat creative with recipes, but when I have to come up with something new on a regular basis, I’m easily …

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Everyone Will Love this DIY Halloween in a Jar

This mini Halloween in a jar is easy to make with supplies from the craft store – it’s a fun DIY idea for both adults and children! I love miniature anything, and since my favorite holiday is Halloween, I thought a combination of the two would be perfect. This mini DIY Halloween in a jar …

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Make Your Own New Year’s Eve Photo Booth Props

It’s no big secret that you can get great supplies for DIY projects at the dollar store. Me? I’m a huge fan of Dollar Tree. There’s one close by and I’m always in there. I’m sure people think I’m crazy when I have fake mustaches, glassware and reindeer antlers all in one basket. But hey, …

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