DIY Chalky Finish Bench Makeover

How to paint furniture using Chalky Finish paint. A colorful DIY makeover for an entryway bench!

Have you ever wondered how to paint furniture?  If so, you may love today’s project, a DIY Chalky Finish Bench Makeover. If you like this post you may also like this Jewelry Box Makeover or this Painted Mirror Project. This post is sponsored by DecoArt, all opinions and hair-brained ideas are 100% mine…. all mine…   Several… 

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Easy Photo Album Ideas

Cute and Simple ways to create a Disney scrapbook

We love Disney and try to travel there as often as the opportunity presents itself.  I created this easy photo album to remember one of our recent trips. If you like this post you may also enjoy this post on How to Display your Disney Trading Pins or this post on Simple Disney World Tips… 

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DIY Embellished Dish Towel

DIY Embellished Dish Towel tutorial by Melissa of polkadotchair.com

This Embellished Dish Towel tutorial first appeared on Flamingo Toes as a part of their Scrap Busting Series. Make sure you pop on over there to check out all of the other great scrap busting projects that were shared. I’m really excited to be here with you today sharing a tutorial for an embellished dish towel…. 

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20 Summer Projects to Sew with Pom Poms

20 Pom Pom Sewing Projects Perfect for Summer!!

Have you noticed all of the pom pom projects showing up lately? I serioulsy think this is going to be the “Summer of the Pom Pom”. If you’re itching to start stitching up some pom pom inspired projects I’ve rounded up a list for you of 20 Pom Pom Projects perfect for Summer!   Pom Pom Tutu… 

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas & TV Appearance

15 Clever Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Mom - perfect for a last minute gift!

Mother’s Day is this Sunday May 10th! If you haven’t thought of a gift to give your mom I’ve got a few last-minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for you today, 15 of them involve Mason Jars.  If you like this post you may also enjoy this post with 50 DIY gifts for Mom.  Yesterday I was… 

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Father’s Day Party Ideas with Chinet® Cut Crystal® & Giveaway

Father's Day BBQ Party Ideas and free printable party supplies

At our house, Father’s Day usually consists of a lot of really good food. We love to BBQ and June is one of the most beautiful months of the entire year in Kentucky. We love to fire up the grill and sit outside to eat and enjoy all of the nice weather. This year for… 

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Mother’s Day Mason Jar Gift Ideas {and free printable tags}

Cute Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Mother's Day {and free printable tags} on polkadotchair.com

For today’s 10 Minute Tuesday project I’ll be sharing a clever way to package a gift card for a Mother’s Day Gift.  If you like this project you may also like the “I Love You Mom” baked goods gift idea and this post on 50 DIY Gift Ideas for Mom.    Finding a thoughtful gift… 

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Free Printable: Pause and Just Be Happy (plus, a Giveaway!)

Free Printable Quote from polkadotchair.com

I’m a mom to 3 kids, 2 of them are twins.  I wasn’t one of those people who was afraid or panicked when I found out we were having twins, I was ecstatic.  We had been going through fertility treatments for a couple of years and even lost a pregnancy, so the news that two… 

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Kentucky Derby Party: Reader Submission

Kentucky Derby Party Ideas and FREE Printable Derby Party Items & Games

Today I’m excited to share with you some great ideas for you Kentucky Derby Party.  If you like this post then you may also like this post with Kentucky Derby Party Ideas and Printables or this post for Derby Pie Inspired Cupcakes! Last week I got an email from a friend of mine that she… 

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Easy Mother’s Day Gift Ideas & Free Printable Tags & Giveaway!

Use a bit of creative packaging and these cute free printable tags to dress up some treats purchased at the grocery store to make a cute and fun gift for Mom!

The cute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas are sponsored by Rich Products as a part of their #GiveBakery Campaign.  All work, opinions and hair-brained ideas are 100% mine. I think that Mother’s Day might just be the sweetest holiday all year.  I remember several years ago, we were flying on Mother’s Day and I was traveling with… 

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DIY Gold Foil Artwork – and Free Printable

DIY Gold Foil Artwork Tutorial (and free printable) on polkadotchair.com

This post is sponsored by American Crafts, affiliate links are included #HSMinc Last week I had a nice surprise waiting for me when I got home from Spring Break.  A new Minc. foil machine.  I’ve teamed up with the good folks at American Crafts for the next 6 months to show you guys some of… 

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Felt Ball Necklace Tutorial

DIY Felt Ball Statement Necklace tutorial on polkadotchair.com

Hey there!! It’s 10 minute Tuesday again!! Today I’m going to share with you a tutorial to create this Felt Ball Necklace. It’s really simple to make (hence the 10 minute project) and would be a great statement necklace. Most of my clothes are pretty simple.  I’m more picky about how things fit than anything else, and… 

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How to make Pillow Wraps – Kentucky Derby Craft Ideas

How to use ribbon and burlap to make Pillow Wraps

I have a set of pillows on my couch that I love to swap out each season. I’ve got a set for Christmas, Halloween and the 4th of July.  With Derby coming up I decided it was high time that I made a new set of pillows for the occasion.  I’ve used my Derby Style… 

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