The Holy Matrimony of Mismatched Furniture- With This Paint, I Thee Wed!

Entertainment Center Makeover (Uniting Mismatched Furniture) by A to Z Custom Creations

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to today to unite this mismatched furniture in painted matrimony. The two were never really meant to be together. She (the console) was modern with a sleek style. He (the surround that shelters her) was traditional. A chance meeting led them to one another after my client replaced her […]

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Perfect Imperfections…Let them shine!

Chippy, Layered Paint Technique by A to Z Custom Creations

Our house has been crazy for the last few weeks! School is back in session, and like so many of you, I’m struggling to adjust to the schedule changes. I’ve also been prepping for a 2 day drive with my family of six to Idaho. Our baby girl is saying “I do” {that still doesn’t seem possible} […]

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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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Repurposing a Sewing Machine Drawer- Giveaway Included!!!

A to Z Custom Creations repurposed sewing machine drawer

Okay, so the cool blue sewing machine drawer I showed you during my Hometalk Segment yesterday…started out like this:   Not cute, I know! Chances are, you’ve seen these at flea markets and yard sales and passed them over! Most of them haven’t seen the light of day and have been stored in garages and […]

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Tip Talkin’ Tuesday: Applying Dark Wax

Daddy Van's Onyx Wax

You’ve all seen how dark wax can be used to accent furniture and really give it an aged look. Dark wax is very versatile and can be used in a number of different ways. I can be used in recessed areas and crevices too add dimension or waxed over an entire piece for a time […]

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Tip Talkin’ Tuesday:Post 8- Wax On, Wax Off

Wax On, Wax Off

You guys have obviously been busy painting furniture because my email has been full of questions about waxing said furniture! Thank you! I love getting your emails and I’m honored to answer your questions! I was hoping to shoot a video on waxing this weekend but technology was not on my side. So, I’m gonna […]

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Tip Talkin’ Tuesday:Post One- Proper Cleaning, Favorite Tools, and Wax Tips

T.S.P

I’m squealing like a school girl over the first ever, Tip Talkin’ Tuesday Post!!! I am always honored when folks ask me questions and really look forward to sharing some advice here! I won’t lie, this serves me well too! It’s like blog discipline! I stink at consistently writing so this will force me to post […]

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