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 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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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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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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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 […]

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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