The Kitchen: Three Years Later

The biggest and best DIY project to date has been our kitchen cabinets makeover.  I get lots of questions about the process of painting them, what we actually used to paint them, and how they've held up.We painted our kitchen cabinets three years ago using a Rustoleum Cabinet Transformations kit.  It's hard to believe it was so long ago.  The color used was chocolate but we used the optional

Clark + Kensington and OPI

Guess what ladies!  You can now get your favorite nail color on your walls.  I was browsing the Ace Hardware website and stumbled on this info.  OPI has partnered with Clark + Kensington and it's exclusively at Ace Hardware.I have a few favorites and wanted to share.These I would definitely wear these colors on my hands.  I like reds and pinks on my nails so I'm not changing nail color every few

Friday Five

It's Friday!  It seemed like it didn't get here soon enough.  Not like I'm trying to rush through life, but I love the weekends.  Lots of family time and getting things done around the house.  And you know what else?  It's the first day of spring!!!  Woo hoo.  It's been feeling like spring around here for the last week or so.  The change in temps has been nice.  I don't care for cold weather so

Chic Work Spaces

Since getting my new desk, I've been trying to find ways to organize it while keeping it pretty.  It is within our bedroom so it must remain well organized and pleasing to the eye.I've found some organized work spaces from around the web.  They are not only functional but gorgeous as well.  If your work space looks great, you're bound to be more productive right? source source source source 

DIY Magazine Files

On a recent trip to Ikea, I picked up a pack of the Flyt magazine files.  I wanted to add some storage to the master bedroom for our magazines and books.  They usually just end up in the floor next to the bed or in a corner when I'm tired of stepping over them.  I had purchased a shelf, also from Ikea, to house these books and other decorative items. I want that workspace to look organized and

Mid-Century Modern Dining Room

Mid-Century Modern is becoming one of my favorite design styles.  I decided to put together a style board of this style.dining table / clock / chair / buffet / pendant / honeycomb shelf / table lamp / art print / orange bowl / green pitcher You're reading Mid-Century Modern Dining Room by Andrea, originally posted on Decorating Cents.  If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow Andrea on

DIY Acrylic Tray

I wanted to add some storage to the top of my desk.  Since I love the sleek and shiny desktop, I didn't want anything too heavy or dark covering that up.I searched online to see what some options were without spending a ton of money.  I came across several for an acrylic tray.  I grabbed one of these acrylic frames from Michaels.  I removed the cardboard insert.I cut a piece of scrapbook paper to