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 kinda 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 […]

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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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A to Z’s Creative Community Membership Giveaway

Drum roll please…….. Random .org chose the following 3 participants to win a Bronze Level Membership! Jodi S. Megan R. Pamela S.   Rafflecopter chose the winner of the Gold Level Membership and that person is: Terrie S.   Congrats to you all and welcome to A to Z’s Creative Community! I can’t wait to […]

Giveaway!! Win a Gold Membership Package!

The meaning of life quote

Source:Pinterest I believe this with all my heart!!! Sooo…I’m giving away my gift! Register below for an opportunity to win a {one year} Gold Membership, valued at $97 I’ll be sharing some love on Facebook too! Head over to my page and comment on the giveaway! I’ll use Random.org to choose 3 Bronze Membership winners! […]

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 […]

Headboard Turned Coat Rack/Command Center

Upcycled Headboard with Modern Masters Metal Effects by A to Z Custom Creations

Headboards like this one can be found at thrift stores and even along the roadside! Folks toss them all the time! Pick up the next one you see and upcycle that gem!   First things first…Off with the legs! I used a miter saw to hack mine off {quick and easy} but you can use […]

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The Finishing Touch- Your Guide To Decorative Furniture Finishing

The Finishing Touch by A to Z Custom Creations

Hand. Over. Mouth.  I’m so excited to present this baby to y’all! You’ve been there to support me through the long, arduous gestation. You’ve offered words of encouragement and helped me through the painful pushing process. I’m so excited you’re here to meet this new love of mine! I give you, “The Finishing Touch”!   {Make […]

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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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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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The Joys of Life and Being Home!

Mountains of Idaho

Well, it’s my first full day back at “work”! Boy, have we had an adventure! We’ve driven over 4,000 miles in the last 9 days and beheld some of the most amazing sights! The mountains and flowing streams out west always leave me in awe, but nothing compared to the splendor of my daughter in her wedding […]

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