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May 12, 2010
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May 14, 2010

Jen’s Favorite Paint Projects!

Hi there! I’m Jen — the third CSI girl!

I am a mom of four —  a shy, Diet Coke drinking, stay up too late, love sleeping in, chips and salsa eating, creative type of girl. I love trying new things and making new friends. Over at my blog, Tatertots & Jello I love making crafts, decorating and hosting fun giveaways.

I am so excited about this new CSI project!

It is going to be such a fun way to meet new people and show off YOUR ideas!

Since our first challenge is paint, I thought I would share some of my favorite painting projects!

This was my living room before:

And, after:

This was my daughter’s room when we moved in:

And this is her room now:

Our kitchen and barstools before:

And after:

I turned our formal living room:

Into my craft room — I love that green paint!

My daughter Ella’s room before:

After a little paint:

Our family room before paint:

And after:

I added a chalkboard in my kitchen:

And spiffed up my garage with a little bit of paint:

Ok, I can’t wait to see YOUR Paint projects!

Start working on your projects so you can link up on May 24th!! Sarah from Thrifty Decor Chick is our guest judge. It’s going to be so much fun! And check out the sidebar and see our other upcoming challenges. Right after the paint challenge, is a hardware store challenge and then Martha Stewart-inspired with a special Martha Stewart giveaway and special guest judge!

Thanks for coming by!!

Come by tomorrow for a special paint-related giveaway! It’s going to be awesome!



  1. SarahRobbins says:

    I love green, too! I would paint every room that color if my husband would let me. 🙂

  2. KelliW says:

    I love your daughter’s green room! And I love that you used the same shelf, and just added a coat of paint! It looks completely different. Is that wallpaper behind the shelf?

  3. WOW, what a huge difference paint made to your home. I love the transformations in your daughters’ rooms. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Wow…such a huge difference in all the rooms!

  5. JJ says:

    I remember when you revealed some of those projects! Love the craft room!!!

  6. Hope says:

    Wow, you really have an eye for improving a room!

  7. Heather says:

    Love the transformations! Paint really does do wonders. Just visiting from Tatertots and Jello to say Hi.

  8. Meredith says:

    Those kitchen, living room, family room….they all look amazing! You are truly talented, you’d be an amazing interior decorator!

  9. Linh C says:

    Wow, wow, wow! Paint is awesome and you’ve done a terrific and inspiring job!

  10. Lesli says:

    Wow! What a difference! I’m loving the craft room and kitchen! Its all so gorgeous!

  11. LOVE your home, absolutely beautiful!!

  12. Trista says:

    How amazing are those pics!!!! I love the chalkboard, its ingenious. they are all such beautiful drastic changes, I cant wait to have a house of my own so I can do whatever I want to it!

  13. flygirl07 says:

    I’m so jealous of your craft room!!

  14. Jenny says:

    I always love your projects! The color of your Living Room is awesome!

  15. The.K.Krew says:

    Your home is gorgeous.

  16. Carmen says:

    Wow Jen! I guess it’s been awhile since I’ve seen pics of your home. I’ve fallen in love all over again. Love that color in the living room! 🙂

  17. Michelle says:

    I’m a new follower. Thanks for the paint inspiration. I moved recently and I think thinking about paint ideas will really help give this place a nice facelift!

  18. ellieg says:

    That craft room…oh my…for the first time ever….I find myself at a loss for words. Whew!

  19. AMAZING work… I love Ella’s room!

  20. Katie says:

    I have a quick question. I am working on a project (that involves paint) that I was going to submit in your first contest. Then I saw that the next week contest involves hardware store and my project may fit into that catagory. Is there anyway you can tell me more of what you are looking for in the hardware department so I can decide which one I would want to submit this project in. Thanks so much. So for being a trouble maker so soon in the game.

  21. Erin says:

    I love the transformations! Can you come redo my house 🙂 Very inspiring.

  22. Amanda says:

    I would love to know the name of the color used in your craft room. I too love the color green!

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