Refinished Nautical Dresser at Renovar

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Hello Friends, Welcome back to our blog page! We are staying quite busy this winter with new classes and workshops for all tastes! We couldn’t be happier with the way all of you have welcomed us to the community! We thank you! Here is a first look at a beautiful nautical dresser that is now […]

It’s Win a Prize Time!

Farmhouse Paint Contest

It’s Win a Prize time! We have been fortunate to have many of our creative customers share photos of projects they have completed with our one-step no-prep Farmhouse Paint! We want thank you all by launching a drawing each month for customers who share photos! Here are some of the first month’s shares! This month’s […]

Thrift Store Weathered Bookshelf Makeover Using Pallets

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Welcome back to another fun and exciting month of our themed furniture group – Furniture  Refresh! I was really going back and forth about which of my projects to use for this months theme ~ weathered. I love weathered furniture. So many pieces of the furniture in my own home have a weathered finish to […]

How to Create a Cool Zipper Pop Art Project by Lil DIYer

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Let’s Make a Pop Art Zipper Project  Hi guys. Kid 2 here! I’m gonna show you how to make a cool little Pop Art zipper project that you can do in about an hour. Follow my step-by-step instructions and take a look at the quick videos for help and you’ll soon be a Pop Art pro. As […]

Easy DIY Chalkboard

Easy Chalkboard by Renovar Design

Today’s Transformation Tuesday project is a very simple up-cycle and only requires a few supplies: (affiliate policy) A wooden display frame of some sort  (if you don’t have any, here is a great resource for inexpensive and beautiful barnwood frames) Wood Filler 150 grit sandpaper painter’s tape Sponge brush chalkboard paint I was lucky enough to find […]

Restoration Hardware Inspired Restored Trunk

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I am shouting out loud. From the rooftops! (Okay, not really) However, a few months ago, I was doing a happy dance, jumping up and down, screaming hysterically like a straight up lunatic in a rage of happy hysteria in my living room when I was contacted by Melody from My Passion for Decor asking if […]

DIY Re-purposed Wood Pumpkin Wall Decor

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Fall is officially here, signs are everywhere – pumpkins are for sale, some trees are changing colors, the skies get darker earlier, it is crisp and cool in the morning, so I have succumbed.  Another summer has come and gone and I have allowed Autumn decor to make its way into our house and here is our […]

Repurposed jewelry organizer -from an old window & shelf

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So, It has been awhile my friends.  This is a soft opening of our new and improved website!  This is a feature we like to call Transformation Tuesday.  We don’t feature something every Tuesday but when we do feature something on a Tuesday – it is something that we have transformed and think it’s something […]

How to Spray Paint Your Light Fixture…Then Recover After Surgery

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So, before I go into the How-To:  I wanted to apologize, yet again, for being so…absent.  I haven’t wanted to add too much content to the blog for 2 reasons. The first and more critical reason is that I have been sick.  Since July 8th.  Being sick means that NO projects have been done.  Zip, Zilch, Nothing, […]