Category Archives: Residential

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® transforms a home office desk in a budget friendly refresh

I adore using paint to transform spaces. It’s the easiest, most sure fire and cost efficient way to make a statement, right before your eyes.  Enter Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®, and my love affair has been taken to an entirely new dimension.  I magically transformed my classic black desk to Tiffany Blue with the stroke …

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® adds a touch of magic to a home office floor redo

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® in French linen sparks a flash of genius The concrete floors were in rough shape and originally, I was going to paint them solid in Annie Sloan French Linen.  However, I discovered that straight-up French Linen was going to be a bit dark for the room. The floors called for being …

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® transforms a big box ceramic tile floor

After months of researching bathroom floor options to update my dated big box floor ceramic tile, I decided to transform my floor with paint. This budget friendly and relatively easy to do project provided just the pizzazz I was after. The tile was cracked, tired and in need of a refresh, however my champagne taste …

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Let the backyard refresh begin

A backyard refresh project on a shoestring budget, transformed a tired desert courtyard into a charming European inspired retreat.   The Arizona desert is brutal in the summertime and after years of failed attempts to grow beautiful lush grass, I waved the white flag. I wanted an economical and easy to maintain solution. Most of …

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Let there be light

With the flip of a light switch, lighting is the easiest way to change the ambiance and mood of your home. Yet, most of our rooms are light challenged. The entire room reflects (pun intended) when lighting is done right. The lights are on Layer your light to add function, character and warmth. Start with …

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