Back To Life- Refreshing Furniture with Paint and Daddy Van’s Wax

The Finishing Touch by A to Z Custom Creations

There are some pieces that just speak to me! They’re the ones I fall in love with, find the most joy in painting, and provide me with the lasting paint therapy I’m always referring to in my hashtags. This little lady was one of those! She found her way to me in disrepair. She’d obviously […]

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“Comma Moments”- When Life Forces You To Pause

Daddy's Hands- Facing "Comma Moments" in Life

Breathe in. Breathe out. I can’t even recall how many times I’ve had to be reminded to do just that in the last few months. It’s still a daily, sometimes hourly affirmation I speak to myself. We all have “comma moments” where life changing events cause us to pause our everyday life. I’ve had more […]

DIY Pipe Curtain Rod and Living Room Progress

Decorating A Rental- DIY Pipe Curtain Rod by A to Z Custom Creations

Hey friends! Ready to dive into some DIY goodness? I told you in my last post I’d be sharing some tips and solutions for making a rental a home. Today I’m gonna do just that with a cool, industrial-chic curtain rod project and some living room progress! Let’s start with the living room progress! Remember […]

Making A Rental A Home

Removing Wallpaper to Update A Rental

Ahhh. What a weekend! I did NOTHING, friends! Absolutely nothing. Well, I take that back. I binged on Netflix {Orange Is The New Black rocks} and touched up my hot pink highlights. If you know me, you know how hard the stillness was for me. I’m a busy bee and I rarely watch the television but […]

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Taking The Helm- Setting Intentions

Artwork on chalkboard by A to Z Custom Creations

I’ve spent a lot of time contemplating my future lately, friends. You ever do that? Like, really evaluate where you are and where you’re headed? It can be a bit overwhelming, especially for someone who runs a creative business and wants to just do everything that pops into their mind. That said, it’s an absolute necessity! […]

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DIY Coffee Filter Angel Wings

DIY Coffee Filter Angel Wings by A to Z Custom Creations

Decorating kitchen walls can be tough. I’m not a huge fan of store bought decor anyway but the “kitchen themed” stuff really turns me off.  If you follow me you know, I love wings and I’ve told you how I have them in almost every room of my home. They would be in every room but […]

Creating a Story Wall, aka A Gallery Wall

Creating a Story Wall, aka A Gallery Wall

Gallery walls are all the rage and this chic is a fan! I like ‘em all…big, small, classic, or funky! For me, the real magic happens when a wall captivates it’s audience and tells a story though! My gallery wall was captured and shared in a bad picture on Instagram last week when a friend tagged me in […]

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Unique Window Covering Using A Stencil by Royal Design Studio

Unique Window Covering Using Royal Design Studio's Stencil

Hey friends! I’ve been absolutely DYING to share this project with you! Not only did the vision come together perfectly, it looks so stinking cool! Let’s start with my dilema…the weirdest window known to man and a creative mind that can’t stand the thought of plain mini blinds to cover it! I know it’s hard […]

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Happy Apple/Sad Apple- Experimenting With The Power Of Your Thoughts & Words

Happy Apple/Sad Apple Experiment- The Power Of Your Thoughts And Words

Hey friends! I’m sharing a post today that makes my inner science geek quake! It has nothing to do with chemically producing a patina or anything like that. It’s all about the power of your mind! Even better, right? Let me back up to February when a sweet friend shared a book that challenged me […]

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Old Story, New Life- A Family Heirloom reFreshed

Orange Chest Makeover by A to Z Custom Creations

If you’ve followed me for long, you know I am passionate about my work! It’s not just about painting furniture for me. The real joy comes from the friends I make in the process. I’m always honored when people afford me the opportunity to become part of their home’s story. This piece brought me a […]

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Resuscitating Furniture- A Dresser Makeover

Furniture Resuscitation- A Dresser Makeover by A to Z Custom Creations

If you follow me on Instagram (and if not, whatcha waiting for?) you’ve seen me use the hashtag #painttherapy often. It’s fitting for me because my work really is therapy. Not only am I providing it to the furniture, I receive it! The last two weeks have brought some serious patients into the shop. Today I’m […]

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Upcycled Egg Carton Flowers

Egg Carton Upcycling by A to Z Custom Creations

Easter is just around the corner and trash cans across the country will soon be littered with empty egg cartons! I thought I’d do my part and share a few ideas for upcycling them instead. Believe it or not, with just a few steps, those little egg cradles can become beautiful flowers! Start out but cutting the […]

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