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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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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Love and Happiness- Transforming Furniture with Paint and Paper

Blue Desk Makeover by A to Z Custom Creations

Meet “The Reverend”! He took me on adventures this week and most importantly, ministered to my soul! My client, Julie, had been searching for months when she ran across his sweet face! It was pure joy to reFresh him but the true reFreshing came FROM him Julie brought me an old hymn book, bookmarked with all her […]

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Silver and Gold Members- Dark and Decrepit Liquid Patina and YOUR Most Asked Questions

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Saving Water Damaged Furniture, A Bedroom Set Makeover

Rescuing Water Damaged Furniture- A Bedroom Set Makeover by A to Z Custom Creations

A challenge is always invigorating, right? This chic should be bubbling over then! My client texted me after picking up this 4 piece bedroom set from a family estate. She wanted to have it painted and pass it down to her daughter. The problem…they hit a detour on the way to the shop. A mud pit! […]

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Repurposed Goodnesss-My Favorite Headboard Upcycles

Repurposing A Headboard by A to Z Custom Creations

Upcycling rocks! Giving an unwanted item new life is so very rewarding! Seeing an item beyond it’s intended purpose can be a challenge though. I think some people are just naturally creative but I also believe it is a learned skill- once you have that “ah-hah” or “why didn’t I think of that” moment, you begin to look […]

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Letterpress Lover- A Mid Century Makeover with Debi’s Design Diary’s DIY Paint

Mid Century Dresser Makeover by A to Z Custom Creations using Debi's Design Diary DIY Paint

I don’t know about you but trying new things makes me feel some kinda way! There’s always that touch of nervousness {which I LOVE} when I first begin. Then comes the excitement of the learning curve {which I LOVE} where I let go and let the product teach ME. Then finally, the falling in love […]

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ReFreshed Boxed Store Find- Modern Masters Metallic Paint To The Rescue!

Boxed Store Cabinet Meets Modern Masters Metallic Paint-Makeover by A to Z Custom Creations

It took almost a year for inspiration to hit but it did and this piece has new life! Nothing antique or fancy {pressed wood deserves refreshing too}…just a deal my sweet friend alerted me to on a local yard sale site. I don’t think people could see past the dog’s artwork on this one but my […]

Birthing A Baby {Book}-The Final Stage Of Labor

The Finishing Touch- Your Guide To Decorative Furniture Finishing and Accenting

I feel like I should be taking final belly pics or something! This long overdue baby is about to drop, y’all! I’m currently in the final stage of gestation and nesting with the help of my talented IT guru, Christine, from Great Oak Circle. We are building the perfect landing spot for my bundle, complete with a […]

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Holiday Crafting with Krylon

Holiday Crafting with Krylon

Hello friends! I’m excited to share an inexpensive, upcycled, holiday craft with you today. It’s part of a vlog hop I’m riding along with and it’s sponsored by Krylon. Krylon challenged me a few friends to share creative, inspiring ways to use their awesome spray paint and provided me with the paint to make it […]

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True Blue, Baby I Love You! Layering with Websters

Layering Paint by A to Z Custom Creations

Can I share my latest love affair with you? She’s strong, has amazing bone structure and curves in all the right places. You might remember her companion: I gave him layers of love back in August but I just couldn’t see the desk robed in those colors, so I let her hang out a little longer. It’s […]

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