A Whimsical way to Upgrade Your decor 

Hey everyone! So naturally in the summer time, we try to get outside and soak up all that good feeling sunshine as much as we can! One spot I absolutely love to relax in is an outdoor porch or patio, decorated with the perfect whimsical decor to fit your summer time vibes! 

Although, sometimes to find the perfect whimsy items you may just have to DIY!! That’s right, one of my favorite things to do! So for a few items I’ve decided to give a makeover, I thought what easier way than to use basic acrylic paint. It dries like its a plastic and also fast, so it’s a super simple way to jazz up any old dingy knick knacks you might need to. 

Paint can be used on so many items, even some you may think are trash. Like maybe all those used up empty wine bottles from last weekends summer soiree.  Why not turn them into something that gives a colorful splash to your atmosphere! 

Take a look at a few things I decided to make over, maybe they will inspire you to see some things in a new light. I used some old wine bottles, and a rusted up chandelier to brighten up a new summer time table setting. 

The steps are simple:

1. Find something that could use a revamp in style 

2. Gather paints of any colors you want!

3. Get painting & go wild! The more colors, the more whimsical your environment can be! 

4. Let dry & love! 

I hope you like this little tip so if you’re going to take anything away from this post: don’t underestimate the power of paint! 

xxo,

Amanda 

 

DIY Distressed Boyfriend Denim

Hey everyone!! Welcome back to Eat Your Glitter.  Things have been insane lately, but I am gaining some more free time and will be on a more frequent update to the blog schedule soon!  In the meantime, I NEED to share the latest DIY project!

So I found these old boys jeans hiding in the depths of what I call a closet, and I seized the opportunity for a crafty upgrade!  Similar to how I DIY-ed my black skinnies (see post here about it!)  I took the same method and hacked away at these til they came out JUST how a distressed boyfriend jean should!

They are durable for work, since I always am COVERED in acrylic paint, I don’t mind dirtying them up a bit, and they are the perfect weekend go-to casual look!

Let me know what you think!

xxo,

Amanda diyboyfriendjeans