repurpose end-table: kids specimen table


Let’s start Bloggy Olympics Craft Week with a bang…shall we? Head over to one of this week's hosts for a great tutorial to follow along with. Here's to Handy Andy C.W. Frosting Freaking Craft *********************************************************************************** This is one of my favorite crafts…EVER! I don’t know why. It just is. Kinda like my Bear Butt shelves reveal is one of my ...

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Paint Week…my bear butt shelves revealed


I have been painting. What I am working on right now actually didn’t require much painting. But, as always…there is some. Darn it! Here is  a peek of what we have been working on. And, these pictures stink. Just stink. Okay, a quick 411 on what is going on here. This is the before shot…kinda. Terrible. This is in the basement and is a strange combo of hallway, doors, windows, and half ...

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Secret Kitchen Timesavers: Tips and tricks for saving time in the kitchen


This post has nothing to do with paint. Nothing. But, keeping it real…I am smack dab in the middle of cleaning my house. I am the oldest of 10… in case you hadn’t caught that. Family affairs are ginormous, huge, dinosaur!! And, often at my house. Such is the case for a week starting Friday. I don’t clean, clean…I save that for AFTER. But…my kitchen and bathrooms do get cleaned and ...

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Paint 101–Blooming Hydrangea


Hey guys!! Are you learning great stuff at Paint Week? I sure am! Today, I asked a blogger friend of mine to share her experience in...imperfection. She had a heck of time with her kitchen cabinets. I wanted you all to hear that even the best of the best struggle, have a hard time, and want  do-overs. That's okay!!! Being perfect is impossible! Meet my friend...Ange from Blooming ...

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Paint 101…Redoux Interiors


Well, looky are here! Good deal. You DO NOT want to miss this guest's great tips. Seriously...I learned alot! And me, being me, thought I knew it all (insert cheeky grin) about paint.   This lady needs little introduction in the world of blogging, painting, furniture, and general awesomeness. She is as talented as they come, and funky to boot. Great combo!! Meet Karen, from ...

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Paint 101…It All Started With Paint


Oh gosh you guys...I am terribly excited for  yet another great group of guests! The guests this week are what I consider experts in...Paint!   And today's guest is a gem... a wonderful lady, blogger, and painter person (yes, I am fully aware that is not a word). I am tickled purple that she agreed to share her brain with us today. I am tickled green that Linda from It All Started with ...

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Eleanor Roosevelt aka. Grace Kelly

vintage buffet display by NellieBellie

It’s Paint Week here at Hating Martha! And I have some lovely, expert painting guests for you. On Monday, Linda from It All Started with Paint will be here to give the 411 about Paint 101. On Tuesday, Karen from Redoux will grace the Hating Martha blog. And on Wednesday, Ange from The Blooming Hydrangea will talk about her paint fiasco turned wonder! Seriously…these ladies are where ...

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Bloggy Olympics Event 3-Paint!


Wow…are we already on Event 3 of the Bloggy Olympics? Are you following along? I am. Last week Adventures in Dinner made yummy banana desserts. I made banana cream cupcakes. This week…who knows which host I am going to copy. Here are the choices… Primitive and Proper Craptastic The Bold Abode   Well, then. And once again…Thursday and Friday is the linky party!   I don’t have a project ...

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