Michelle James Designs

196 Flips | 11 Magazines | 19 Likes | 5 Following | 24 Followers | @MichelleJam2uth | An avid DIY'er who loves to use thrift store and garage sale finds and give them a new purpose in life.  Also loves digital design, srapping and making cards

Fun And Colorful Valentines To Give To Kids Or Adults

Hi! Have you thought about Valentine’s Day yet? I know, I know, the holidays are just over and here we are already talking about the big V-Day! What …

How To Make A Drink Station When You Have Nothing But Lemons

Hi there! I am back today with my usual, awesome DIY post! This time I am going to show you how I created a drink station out of a table without …

Add Style and Charm To Any Room With Wallpaper

Hello! This is a different post for me. I am usually all about up-cycling and the painting but this time I am using wallpaper. What a difference it …

Easily Transform Your Old Furniture From Dreary To Cheery

I’m sure you’ve seen hundreds of furniture transformations, right? And I’m sure you will continue to look at hundreds more! I know I do. I’m always …

Home Decorating

How To Easily Decorate Your Home With Rustic Farmhouse Decor

Looking for some gorgeous rustic farmhouse decor for your home? Well, you are going to love this.<p>My front porch needed some color – what porch …

Rustic

How To Organize Your Storage Pantry When It's A Nightmare Mess

The word nightmare always seems to be paired perfectly with the word mess. Doesn’t a mess pantry or closet make you wanna scream? It’s it …

Time I

How To Stencil a Pillow to Perfectly Match Your Home Decor

I found the perfect solution for matching pillows to your home decor, a Paint A Pillow Stencil Kit. Are you tired of going to stores trying to find …

Vintage Farmhouse Style Chair Gets A Coastal Makeover

Vintage Farmhouse Style Chair Gets A Coastal Makeover If you’re anything like me you like looking at all the beautiful painted furniture everywhere. …

Farmhouses

Spray paint your way to a gorgeous game table and storage for game pieces.

I am having a lot of fun this month with all of my furniture projects. Some months I have more than others and this month included two big pieces. …

Flea Markets

A Pretty Headboard Foot Board Makeover That Will Make Your Head Spin

Well it seems like it has been a few months since the last Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest but I am back today with my January entry. You will love …

How To Make A DIY Dining Table As Pretty As All That! You Will Love It.

This post is special to me. Jeff and I made this awesome <b>dining table</b> for Ian and Hailey as their Christmas present. We used oak wood on the top, pine …

Woodworking

Zip Zap Mini Pouch

Sometimes extra-cute is exactly what you need to get your sewing creativity flowing. This adorable zippered pouch is just the ticket. It was the</i> …

Sewing

Fast and Easy DIY Patina kit from Modern Masters

You guys this <b>Patina</b> Kit from Modern Masters will blow you away! Wait until you see how amazingly easy it is to create a patina effect on just about …

Nothing But The Best For This Tired Telephone Table

I have a great support group of blogger friends and we were all lucky enough to get to try out Fusion Mineral Paint. Their tagline is “Paint It …

How To Make Your Bedside Tables Beautiful With Paint

I am excited to be writing this post and show you how I made these bedside tables beautiful with some awesome paint from Vintage Market.<p>Vintage …

Create a paint storage shelf you can display proudly in your home.

I am excited about today’s post because I am newest member of the Furniture Refresh Group and I can’t wait to share my first project. It was an ugly …

Thanksgiving place cards add a little humor to your big meal.

Hi and welcome! Two weeks ago my friend Michelle James and I started a little series of posts called Michelle James Squared Craft Corner. You can …

Sewing Your Way To The Most Fun Bench Ever | Michelle James Designs

Hi! I am participating in the September Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest again this month. I am telling you, this contest really challenges me and this …

Old Fashioned Milk Paint Is Perfect For Transforming The Pieces You Love

HI! I have another great Old Fashioned Milk Paint Co. post for you guys today. I am so in love with this color and how this piece turned out. The Old …

How To Make Old Lampshades New Again with Burlap

My husband tells me I have a lamp fetish. Ever since I created this little farmhouse lamp I have been on sort of a lamp roll! Today I am showing you …

How To Make Farmhouse Decor That You Will Love

You all know I have been trying to incorporate the farmhouse look into my home. This post will show you how to make some <b>farmhouse decor</b> that you will …

Thrifting

How To Transform Foam Pumpkins Into Pretty Fall Decor

Hi! I was looking for some faux pumpkins the other day and was shocked at the prices of the nice, off white one. It was almost $30 and it was not …

I have put together a list of fun fall decor for you home.

Do you love decorating for fall? I am not so good at adding to my collection each year so my <b>fall decor</b> is sparse to say the least. At my house DIY …

How To Create Your Own Wire Baskets For Organizing or Decor

Wire baskets are very popular but have you ever tried finding one to fit a particular space? It is hard to find just the right size. Sometimes I look …

DIY

Tesla's new 100kWh battery makes Ludicrous Mode even more ludicrous

0-60 in 2.5 seconds and much as 315 miles of range<p>With a number of new upgrades announced today, Tesla's Model S is now the third-fastest car in the world, going from 0 to 60 MPH in just 2.5 seconds. That's only just slower than the Ferrari LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 Spyder — both million-dollar …

Tesla

Just add paint to create a unique farmhouse stool that makes big statement

I am in love with this <b>cute farmhouse stool.</b> This was another project brought to me by my neighbor. She always finds the best things at garage sales …

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Is there an easy way to feed my dog a raw diet?<p>What are the benefits of feeding my dog a grain-free diet?<p>How can I manage my dog's weight?<p>What are …

Create a hanging bottle opener for a camper or cupboard!

Today’s post was a really fun project and, although a little bit “rustic” it serves it’s purpose and still manages to look adorable. That is the goal …

Start back to school in style with free printables for school pics!

<i>This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.</i> #BTSwithHP <i>#CollectiveBias</i><p>There are just a …