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Love Will Keep Us Together

So what if Valentine's Day is a 'greeting card' holiday! V-Day is an excuse to celebrate love and enjoy the easy romantic things that brought you together in the first place. Go ahead, fill your bedroom with hearts and flowers today! Of course, you can also celebrate love year 'round with a room design inspired by your favorite pastimes and best memories. Sounds corny writing this, but why not decorate your home with, well, love? That's pretty much what I did when DIY Network asked me to create a painted stair project to produce and host for a 'how-to' video series. Here's how I designed this amorous room: First, I shopped around for vintage objects that remind me of fun...

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The Whole Sha Bang! diy paint Videos and more...

With the DIY videos about wrapped up, I'm heading off to Philadelphia soon to work on a makeover for CertaPro Painters getting back just in time to start a residential interior design project with a new client. It's been a super busy Summer and I'm super grateful. Could you do me a favor while I'm away? Watch all of the videos (linked below!) then go to DIY Network's facebook page and let them know you saw them, which ones you like, and maybe that you'd like to see more. I enjoyed coming up with unexpected painting projects and would love to keep going. Thanks! Here are the links and a few candid moment from the shoot I thought you'd enjoy...

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My Village People- part 3

They say, it's not what you know, but who you know. I couldn't agree more! Case in point, Meagan Lewis, founder of Brown Pigeon created the X and O stamps for my stair project. I found her 'randomly' last year while looking on Etsy for custom stamps and homemade booklets for an event I was planning. Her stamps are so creative and precise, I had to come up with a way to use her work in the videos. I gave her the concept for the shapes which she turned into the perfect size and style. Gotta love when a plan comes together. Megan has a beautiful book coming out with Chronicle and continues to expand her horizons on with her...

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