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hey there! I'm monica 

I pride myself on making amazing style and design accessible for everyone, regardless of location, budget, or ability! My design philosophy is rooted in authenticity + attainability - If I can do it, you can too! My work has been featured in countless publications, but I take the most pride in homeowners that have been personally inspired by my DIY ideas and have tried something in their own homes!

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Yesterday we were talking about the sad state of my Billy Bookshelves.  The first fabric wasn’t right, so we’re going to this fabulous orange.  Can’t wait!
I also showed some re purposed items that I found around the house… Armed with lots and lots of spray paint, I went to town…
1.  Black and Red Book end… meet eggplant spray paint
2. Old-school style metal frame… gets a little navy
3. $1.00 letter needs a little yellow lovin’
4. Mr. and Mrs. lookin’ fine like a disaster… OMW this was such a disaster! I must have tipped these guys over in the grass 100 times.
Did I mention that sometimes I’m impulsive and not the most prepared DIYer?
But in the end… All Worth It!
5. Now this is where I might have gotten a little carried away…  My kids were losing it!! How will we ever know where places are Mom?  In my defense, it was in the basement and I didn’t know they ever looked at it… looks like I’m buying a new globe!
6.  This little flea market find has been waiting for a purpose…
Ok, one final picture, that sort of makes me laugh…
I sprayed the picture frame, but can you guess what else????
Yep, the candle! It once was green! (I fully recognize I have issues!)
See what you can do with a little color?  I can’t wait to top it off with new fabric and then reveal the finished product (and I promise not to take night pictures again- ugh… the colors are awful!)
So, what have you spray painted?  Is anyone as addicted as I am?

The comments +

  1. Vanessa says:

    I love what you did. It’s makes me what to paint and pimp myself. LOL!

  2. Becca says:

    love the creativity. what spray paint brand do you prefer?

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