Joanna Gaines Just Launched a Brand-New Line of Chalk-Style Paints

Joanna Gaines Just Launched a Brand-New Line of Chalk-Style Paints

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This is going to be your new favorite way to distress furniture. THIS COUNTRY COVER OF THE ELVIS SONG 'CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE' WILL GIVE YOU CHILLS DIY gurus, get ready—this Joanna Gaines news is pretty darn exciting. The Fixer Upper star will be launching a new 44-hue collection of "chalk-style paints" this spring, she announced at a Kilz event in Waco, Texas this week. The new paints are a part of her Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines line with Kilz, and they're perfect for giving pieces a distressed, creamy, and rustic look—a vintage-y style that is Joanna's signature. You can apply the smooth paints, which come in both neutrals and bolder hues, to wood, metal, and concrete. Joanna recommends using the chalk-style paints to revitalize pieces you already…
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This Genius Mom Turned Her Kids’ Old Swing Set Into a Lounge for Grown-Ups

This Genius Mom Turned Her Kids’ Old Swing Set Into a Lounge for Grown-Ups

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After dropping hundreds—if not thousands—of dollars on a backyard swing set, it just doesn't make sense to chuck it once your kids outgrow it. Instead, take a cue from this genius blogger and transform it into a fun piece of backyard lounge furniture for adults. Simply by installing some clever upgrades, DIY expert and contractor Brittany Bailey transformed her kids' backyard swing set into a more adult-friendly piece, she explains on her blog Pretty Handy Girl. Now she can use it for years to come! Before the overhaul, the structure was outfitted with swings and a slide. It also lacked any kind of aesthetic appeal. Courtesy of Brittany Bailey/PrettyHandyGirl.com After removing all the kid-friendly, brightly colored components, Brittany upgraded the structure by adding some inexpensive chair hammocks and sophisticated accessories…
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