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National Painting Week: DIY Stained Pallet Wall

National Painting Week: DIY Stained Pallet Wall

When you live in a home with eight people, sometimes you just need some extra room to breathe. We built this pallet wall in our patio for privacy, and now it was in serious need of some TLC.

Low-key Halloween: Gourds, squash + pumpkins

Low-key Halloween: Gourds, squash + pumpkins

Keep your holiday decor simple by using the fresh elements of Fall: gourds, squash, pinecones and pumpkins. I’ll never be that person who has blow-up ghosts and witches on their front lawn for Halloween. I usually go for a more…

Make your own: Painted terracotta pots

Make your own: Painted terracotta pots

If you have several succulent plants in need of terracotta pots, you can spruce them up with some craft paint for maximum curb appeal. Succulents are my jam. The only green plant I can’t seem to kill. Beyond their penchant…

Paint this: Geometric Wall Design

Paint this: Geometric Wall Design

Transform a wall in your home into a work of art. All you need to create this geometric design is paint from Sherwin-Williams, painters tape and patience. My home is filled with colorful walls and furniture and I love it….

DIY: Mexican Serape Pillows

DIY: Mexican Serape Pillows

If you’re a sentimental mama like me, then you’ll love this simple diy: Mexican fabric pillows that I repurposed from serapes I bought my sons on a camping trip to Baja California. I have to tell you the story of…

Sneak peek: Geometric Wall Mural

Sneak peek: Geometric Wall Mural

If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Snapchat, then you know I’ve been working on this really cool geometric mural in my home office in celebration of National Painting Week and Sherwin-Williams Latino.

DIY Life | Why you should make your space beautiful

DIY Life | Why you should make your space beautiful

Making my home beautiful is an integral part of my¬†wellness. Being creative with my living space also helps cultivate a peaceful atmosphere. I feel like I’ve been blogging every place but here, my own little piece of interweb heaven, my…

DIY: Transform a vintage side table with color

DIY: Transform a vintage side table with color

Revive old furniture by painting it with a bright, lively color such as Coral Reef, Sherwin-Williams 2015 Color of the Year. Anytime I see an old, beat-up piece of furniture, I get stars in my eyes. I start to envision…

Ikea Hack: Ombre Painted Baskets

Ikea Hack: Ombre Painted Baskets

Personalize your home using inexpensive baskets from IKEA and make them unique and on trend. Using paint, transform your storage options with this Ikea hack. Who doesn’t love Ikea? I know I do. I’ve spent many an afternoon getting lost…

Make Your Own: Painted Mexican “Tile”

Make Your Own: Painted Mexican “Tile”

Being a third generation Mexican-American, I try to keep my culture alive at home by filling it with things that I love and that possess the spirit of Mexico. Something that is specific to our culture and beautifully functional all…