Brilliant Before & After

This old desk is transformed so beautifully.

this gorgeous metallic herringbone desk by restoration expert Ann Marie of Twice Lovely

Basic Steps:

1. Sand the finish on the body of the desk down to the raw wood with an orbital sander and by hand.

2. Apply two coats of Minwax Dark Walnut Stain to the raw wood.

3. Apply Satin Finish Verathane Poly over the stain.

4. Spray the drawers with Black Satin Spray Paint.

5. Draw vertical lines with a pencil as a guide for the herringbone design.

6. Freehand draw the vertical lines with a silver paint pen.

7. Freehand draw the diagonal ticking with the silver paint pen.

8. Add new hardware.

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Diy Baby Dino


Cute baby dino for the little ones. If you want to make your very own click here... for the pattern

DIY Decor Metallic Gold Zebra Print Rug

This awesome project is from Caroline Inge

Ah, the animal print. Some style decades have embraced this wild pattern, others have turned up their noses. It’s pretty clear that these days designers are again embracing animal prints of all shapes and sizes.

Quick Butterfly Craft from magazine pages

Very easy and simple butterfly craft you can do. All you need are scissors, magazines, a pipe cleaner, and fishing line (optional).

This might be something to decorate gifts with.


Diy Rustic Twig Frame


We found this great idea on This is a fun and easy way to frame a favorite picture and add a touch of rustic charm to your décor.

Paper-mache Matryoshka


Blow up balloons in different sizes to make the various sizes of dolls.

You will need

• balloons and balloon pump
• newsprint (preferably unprinted), torn into narrow strips
• cold glue
• white PVA paint
• craft brushes
• masking tape
• paper cups

Head over to Ideas... for full tutorial and template


Cardigan turned lampshade

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From a cardi to a lampshade in just a minute!