Apr 19 2019

Last Minute Easter Hosting Ideas

Need some last minute Easter hosting ideas? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! Looking to spruce up your dinner table? Or maybe effortlessly add some decorations to the room? I have some simple additions that you can add right now! Easter is the time of celebrating the resurrection,  life, spring and family - and incorporating that into your hosting décor will make for a beautiful celebration. Pass the Pastels When you think of spring, that light and airy feel comes right...

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Apr 16 2019

Dark countertops are in y’all!

Whether you like marble, granite, quartz, soapstone, or any type of countertop, one thing for sure is that … dark is in and has been for a bit now! You heard me right, it's here to stay. Dark countertops are in, and they bring a sense of comfort, balance and stability into a room like you’ve never seen. Pairing a dark countertop with your cabinetry, conforms the room from a place of oh to woah! And not only is it...

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Apr 05 2019

5 ways to maximize small living spaces

I always say, your home is your palace. It is that one place you go to and feel like you have something to hold on to when the world is moving so quickly . It is the place you can sit and unwind in peace. However, decorating it can be a daunting task. While it is your home, and you can do whatever you like, it is still that place that defines your style and likings the most. People will...

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Apr 03 2019

Our Finn is six months old

It is known that third children are oftentimes the easiest going. That is absolutely the case with our sweet Finley bear. He has been a joy since the moment he entered this world. He giggles and smiles all day long and he can't get enough of his brothers playing with him. He is off the charts large and his smooshy everything just makes me want to eat him. It feels as if he has been a part of our family...

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Mar 13 2019

“Joe needs a TV show”

I hear this literally five times a week by complete strangers, as well as those who know him best. Joe has an uncanny ability to make people laugh and enjoy themselves. It is usually at his own expense and that does not bother him in the least. He is confident in who he is and uses that to his advantage. Me, on the other hand. I bring the stability to the table. He makes me laugh and I keep him...

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Feb 15 2019

Oakdale Living Room Before + After

Having a store with a certain aesthetic caused people to continually ask if we offered design services. We would always help people in store design a room through pictures and emails, so after a while I decided I would give it a go. After all, I had just finished designing my parents house and had done two houses of our own. I am so glad that I took that leap two years ago as I have so enjoyed working with...

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Feb 11 2019

5 ways to customize furniture

One of the reasons why I just adore painted furniture is there are so many ways to customize it! Many times, when you are looking for the perfect piece, you are not going to find it in a big box store because it might not be the right color or size or style. When you are customizing vintage, you can think out of the box and find the perfect for your space. 1. Color One of the obvious reasons that people love...

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Feb 08 2019

Q&A – Do you paint pieces that people already own?

This is another top asked question for the MegMade team. It is asked by everyone - customers, designers and other furniture painters. The answer is yes, we do. So many other painted furniture sellers have shied away from painting pieces that people already own and I totally get why. The stakes are high when it is a beloved family heirloom. However, we believe so much in our process and the artisans that work on them, that we know our customers will...

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