Room Tour

Watch as I take you on a tour of my room! Previous blog posts mentioned and products that are still available are linked below:

Blog Posts:

Mirror Makeover
CanvasPop Review
Birchbox Drawer Unit
DIY Canvas Art

Prints from my Etsy Shop:

Take Me to the Mountains Print
Beautiful Chaos Print

Products Mentioned:

Vanity Table: IKEA LINNMON / ADILS
Vanity Drawers
Nightstand: IKEA LACK
Lamp on Nightstand
Humidifier Balls
Hot Water Dispenser
Mug
Desk: IKEA LINNMON / ADILS + EKBY ALEX
Desk Lamp: IKEA FORSA

*Some of the links above may be referral/affiliate links. Thank you for supporting Life in the Making(s)!*
Christa

 

DIY Canvas Wall Art

DIY Canvas Wall Art | Life in the Making(s)

Here’s another project that’s been done for awhile: some DIY canvas wall art. I picked up a 2-pack of 16×20 canvases at Michaels before I even moved at the end of January. It only took me a couple of weeks to get these done so I could put something up on the walls!

The top one was super simple: I just used some black acrylic paint and a 2″ brush to paint some random strokes on the canvas, being careful not to do too much!

DIY Canvas Wall Art | Life in the Making(s)

This one I actually repainted a couple of times before I was happy with it, so you can see some different strokes underneath. I ended up painting the whole canvas silver, then painting over most of it with the black, and doing a little more silver on top. (Letting it dry between colors, of course!)

DIY Canvas Wall Art | Life in the Making(s)

I decided the wall above my desk needed a bit more color and movement, so I made some pinwheels out of scrapbook paper, and stuck them to the wall with poster tack. So far, they’ve held up surprisingly well!
Christa

 

What’s In My Bag

Watch to see what I carry around with me in my purse!

Products Mentioned:

  • Bag: Fossil Sydney Shopper
  • Sunglasses (Kohl’s)
  • Business Card Case (Vistaprint)
  • Mentos Wintergreen Breath Mints
  • The Balm Read my Lips Lipgloss in “Bam” (Birchbox Sample)
  • Maybelline Baby Lips in Quenched
  • Udderly Smooth Hand Cream
  • Up & Up Hand Sanitizer (Target)
  • ARC Staples Planner
  • Roxy Wallet
  • Makeup Bag (Sephora)
  • ReNu Contact Solution
  • NYX Butter Gloss in Eclair
  • Milani Secret Cover Concealer Cream in Natural Beige
  • Cynthia Rowley Black Eyeliner (Birchbox Sample)
  • BareMinerals READY Touch Up Veil in Translucent
  • Clinique Almost Lipstick in Black Honey
  • Stila Kitten Eyeshadow
  • Supergoop Everyday Sunscreen

*All products were purchased by me.

Some of these items came in my Birchbox subscription (which I pay for myself). This is a great service! If you are interested in signing up, you can use this link (and I’ll get a few extra points to use toward full-sized products).
Christa

 

Mirror Makeover

Mirror Makeover | Life in the Making(s)

I found this mirror in storage (thrifted a few years ago), and moved it into my room. It was pretty scratched up, so I decided to paint it white to match some of my new IKEA furniture.

Mirror Makeover | Life in the Making(s)

I lightly sanded it down, and then used 3 coats of primer, followed by a coat of glossy white paint. I used caulk around the edges of the mirror itself to give it a cleaner finish and cover up more of the dark reflection from the wood.

Mirror Makeover | Life in the Making(s)

It has a nice, fresh look now, and works great in my room!
Christa

 

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