Pinterest Party Success!

Pinterest Party by A to Z Custom Creations

Oh my goodness! I couldn’t wait to blog about last night’s “Pinterest Party”! To bring my love for repurposing AND painting together was nothing short of amazing! Seeing others enjoy both…priceless.  Let me back up and tell you what these “Pinterest Parties” are and how they came to be! 2Brothers Reclaimed and Repurposed Inventory Sales […]

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Getting “Motivated” with Modern Masters Front Door Paint

Modern Masters Front Door Paint Tutorial

A few months back {where does time go?}, I told you I was planning a little face lift for the entry of my shop. I painted these candle holders with Modern Masters Metal Effects and rePurposed them into lighting for the “soon to be” sitting area. Fast forward through a few not so exciting projects […]

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All Aboard! The Blogland Tour Continues!

Blogland Tour-Come meet a few of my favorite bloggers!

A few weeks back, Larissa from Prodigal Pieces invited me to join her for an exciting trip through Blogland. The tour has already introduced me to a few new bloggers {I’m now following and loving} so, of course, I said yes! I’m always up for “meeting” new friends, PLUS this opportunity gives me a chance to […]

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Book Review and Giveaway- Allison Griffith’s “The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Furniture Painting”

The Lazy Girl's Guide to Furniture Painting, review by A to Z Custom Creations

I was honored to pre-read an awesome ebook this week and I’m super excited to share it with you! You probably already know Allison Griffith from Refunk My Junk. She’s a gifted painter, blogger and sweet gal to boot! She has added author to her list of talents with “The Lazy Girls Guide To Furniture […]

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Roadtrip! Junkin’ Our Way To City

A to Z Custom Creations, Junkin' our way to Chicago!

What a week! My best friend and pickin’ buddy, Shannon and I took a trip to Chicago last Wednesday. We junked our way to the city (15 hours on the road) and had a blast! We got back home around 3am this morning so needless to say, I’ve been useless today. Well, not entirely…I snuggled […]

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“Tip Talkin’ Tuesday”-Real Beauty, Trusting A Vision

Vision is the art

Something magical happened in my shop yesterday! I saw beauty! It wasn’t in furniture or paint…it was in the vision of another! Now, before I show you all the awesomeness, let me tell you how this went down. My beautiful friend Brande is a designer, director and photographer. I introduced you to her a long […]

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Tip Talkin’ Tuesday- Answering Your Questions About Daddy Van’s Dark Wax

Daddy Van's All Natural Decorative Wax makes it easy to accent your painted furniture! This tutorial includes a video to show you how!

I had a few questions after this week’s video featuring Daddy Van’s new Decorative Wax. Did you see the video? I’ll include it here just in case… So, the questions I had after the video were these: Q- Can Daddy Van’s All Natural Decorative Wax be used over furniture that has already been painted and […]

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Copper and Verdigris Love plus A Modern Masters Giveaway!

Modern Masters Copper and Verdigris by A to Z Custom Creations

Honest to goodness. I must be stopped. I’ve become completely obsessed! My friends are starting to pick things up for me because THEY see the patina potential! Take this guy for instance… Yea, he’s okay. But I feel like he’s totally lost touch with his greek, manly side. Like, he’s been surrounded by a bad […]

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Faux Real Patina with Modern Masters Metal Effects

Modern Masters Metal Effects Finish by A to Z Custom Creations

I’m in the planning stages of beautifying my shop entry. It’s pretty pitiful right now! We built the shop a year and a half ago and business has kept me from gussying up my work space.  Well, the time has come and I am determined to have an entry that invites me in! I’ll be […]

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Tip Talkin’ Tuesday: Brush Care with Scrubby Soap

Brush Care with Scrubby Soap

It’s true. If you talk to me for more than ten minutes, chances are, you’ll hear me use the word “love”. I can’t help it! I am a lover I’m really a product junkie who will try anything once and I usually do end up loving what I try. Every once in a while though, […]

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Tip Talkin’ Tuesday-Crafting with Burlap

Burlap Pennant Tutorial

Burlap is a staple around the shop for me! It’s useful for so many craft projects and its durability makes it really versatile. It can also be tricky to work with! I thought I’d share a few tips and show you step by step how I created the Memorial Day Banner and table runner in […]

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Creating A DIY Tablescape- Tell A Story with rePurposed Goods!

DIY RePurposed Memorial Day Decor and Tablescape

Have you ever been really drawn into a tablescape? Not just by the awesome food on display, but by the accessories too. For me, an inviting tablescape tells a story with personal touches and pops of the unexpected!  A simple but creative tablescape wows me much more than glitz and glam! Since the entertaining season […]

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