About Krista

Krista is a thrift store, furniture flipping junkie that lives on the Western Slope of Colorado with her husband, Cully. When not painting or working on her business, you can find her running around outside with her goofy great dane and energetic boxer -- both rescue pups.

Should You Use Chalk Paint Wax? 5 Things to Know

Should You Use Chalk Paint Wax Chalky finish furniture paint is a great alternative to traditional paint because it's easier to use and gives a beautiful finish.  However, sometimes you may find that your painted finish needs an extra boost in the durability department. This is where chalk paint wax comes [...]

By |2021-07-28T00:11:18+00:00July 28th, 2021|Furniture | Cabinet Painting|0 Comments

Resin Art 101: The Ultimate Guide to Creating Lifetime Masterpieces

How to Get Started in Resin Art So you're thinking of entering the world of resin art but not sure where to start? You're in the right place! This how to guide will walk you through the process of resin art from start to finish. I was never too interested in [...]

By |2021-07-21T22:50:10+00:00July 20th, 2021|Creative Business|0 Comments

Write for a Digital Nomad Blog: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started

Write for a Digital Nomad Blog Do you have a dream of working from anywhere in the world? One way to make this happen is to write for a digital nomad blog. The world is changing. Technology has made it possible for people to work remotely and live anywhere in the world. [...]

By |2021-07-20T02:40:28+00:00July 20th, 2021|Creative Business|0 Comments

How Furniture Flipping Replaced my Full-time Corporate Income

Furniture Flipping: My Backstory A little backstory to how my furniture flipping days began... I had worked my way up the corporate ladder for over a decade. I was an AVP with a near six figure income; all in my late 20's. I held a position at one of the most [...]

By |2021-07-15T22:50:43+00:00July 15th, 2021|Creative Business|0 Comments

How to Get Building Permits for your Home Renovation

How to Get Building Permits for Your Home Renovation Wondering how to get building permits for your home renovation but don't know where to start? It can be a daunting task, especially if you have never renovated a home before. There are many steps involved in obtaining the permits necessary for [...]

By |2021-07-14T17:28:40+00:00July 14th, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

The Best Black Wood Paint for Furniture

The Best Black Wood Paint for Furniture I'm going to show you how to create a beautiful, satin black wood finish on furniture using an easy DIY technique. I'll share the best black wood paint for furniture -- it's not only affordable but also easy and quick to apply. This project [...]

By |2021-07-10T17:38:03+00:00July 10th, 2021|Furniture | Cabinet Painting|0 Comments

Boho Bedroom Ideas: The Ultimate Guide to Finding Accessories

Boho Bedroom Ideas Boho bedroom ideas have become a popular way for people to decorate their bedrooms. The boho style is perfect for those who want to create a relaxed and zen-like atmosphere in their home. Boho style is one of my favorites and that's why I chose this style for [...]

By |2021-07-09T17:51:26+00:00July 9th, 2021|Room Styling Tips|0 Comments

How to Fix Bubbles in Drywall Tape

Bubbles in Drywall Tape “Ummmmm...honey, why are there bubbles in the drywall tape?” It was that dreaded moment when Cully and I realized our DIY drywall installation wasn’t going as smoothly as the videos made it seem (go figure!). Since week 6 of the One Room Challenge is all about drywalling [...]

By |2021-07-02T20:17:51+00:00July 2nd, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments

The Ultimate Guide to Sealing Painted Furniture

Sealing Painted Furniture  It was summer 2014.  The year I painted my first piece of furniture. In awe of the transformation, I wanted to make sure my hard work lasted.  Sealing painted furniture was new to me but I knew it was the answer. Turning to Google provided more questions than [...]

By |2021-06-14T21:12:31+00:00June 9th, 2021|Furniture | Cabinet Painting|0 Comments

The Complete Guide to Studded Wall Insulation

Studded Wall Insulation  Week 5 of the One Room Challenge is all about installing studded wall insulation for our garage conversation project.  This is also the week that delayed our entire projects by nearly 14 days. That's a whole lot of time, especially when the entire project timeline is 8 weeks! [...]

By |2021-07-01T19:13:05+00:00June 3rd, 2021|DIY Home Projects|0 Comments
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