Inspiration: Fall Front Doors

Tomorrow is the first day of Fall, ya’ll!  If you’re like us you’re ready to start decorating and welcoming the best season of the year in hopes that the weather change will soon follow. Check out these fun front door/porch ideas that we found on Pinterest and get inspired to decorate your own home or…

Five Ways to Use Amy Howard One Step Paint

Now that the end of summer is in sight, we’re starting to think about DIY projects (that will be much more tolerable in cooler temps). If you’ve been in our store and browsed our paint section, hopefully you’ve seen the Amy Howard One Step Paint on its cute display near the front. This paint is…

Dot’s DIY: Easy Easter Centerpiece

Easter is just a hop, skip and a jump away (see what we did there), and we’ve come up with a cute project that would look adorable as a centerpiece or table decor for your Easter meal or party. Supplies: – Ball Mason Jars – Paint (we like the look of Amy Howard at Home…

Dots DIY: Painted Flowerpots

It’s that time of year – seed planting time! And once you buy your seeds, you’ll need something to put them in. We can help with a fun DIY Project that’s fun for kids and adults alike. Supplies: – Terra cotta pots – Paints! Acrylics were used for this project that involved little hands, but…

Five Unconventional Valentine’s Gift Ideas

  Valentines Day is approaching, and visions of flowers, chocolates and strawberries are being paraded in front of our consumer eyes. Why not try something outside the box this Valentine’s Day? Your local neighborhood hardware store has a few ideas that can help you change it up this year! 1. Go Big with Big Green…

Make Your Table As Special As Your Meal

Make your table as special as your meal this Thanksgiving with a DIY centerpiece or place settings. Leftover pumpkins, gourds and other Halloween decor (that isn’t rotting, of course) can be spray painted and repurposed for a Thanksgiving centerpiece that your guests will remember. Sticks, pine cones, leaves and acorns bring nature in and add…

Drop the Knife, Paint Your Pumpkin

featured image by Roberto Caruso for Chatelaine.com Carving pumpkins can be fun, but it’s also messy and greatly reduces the “shelf life” of your pumpkin. Paint offers a fun alternative with a wide range of possibilities, from funky to glam. You can stay traditional with faces or ghostly scenes, paint patterns like stripes or polka…