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Our House – Hover and Click for More!

aka design modern country dining room
living room changes
Bedroom - Hello Gorgeous Pillow
iron chandelier


chevron wall art with weatherwood stains

Chevron Wall Art with Weatherwood Stains

So the other day on our Easy Painted Sign post I mentioned a new line of ready-to-decorate crafts that I found at Michaels. Genius I tell you. Anyway… Today’s project uses chevron wood pieces from that brilliant Michaels line plus some fabulous stain called Weatherwood Stains developed by my friend Becca. Weatherwood Stain is used to create an weathered look for most wood species. Rather than staining wood, Weatherwood Stain’s color, Reclamation, oxidizes

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blanket box

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint: Blanket Box Redo

On Friday I told you all that I finally opened my Annie Sloan Chalk Paint…which meant I started on a project, of course! Last summer, while at a friend’s house, I spotted this discarded blanket box at the end of someone’s driveway amongst some other junk. Mr. {aka} so kindly hauled it home for me. {Love you, honey!} We gave it a quick clean up, a thin coat of paint

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chicken soup recipe

Basic Chicken Soup

Every once in awhile we post a recipe here on {aka}|design. You know, just to mix things up. Well, actually it’s because, after almost 16 years of marriage, I’ve learned a thing or two about cooking. I hope. Anywho, I had the sniffles last week and it was sub zero outside, so what better time to warm up with some chicken soup? The trouble is that all the canned varieties

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