By their nature, staircases are faux piano keys just waiting to happen. Doing so couldn’t be any easier. My ‘supplies list’ would include black and white paint, painter’s tape (to create the black keys) and a tape measure, and that’s it.
A DIYer’s best friend may well be a bucket of paint and a good brush. From dressers to kitchen cabinets and even silverware, just about anything can be improved or given a new lease on life with a fresh coat of paint… even musical instruments!
Artist and blogger Jill Denton has been transforming her front living room into a colorful retreat, but the crowning jewel is this hand-painted piano! This makeover comes as a result of years of wishing and dreaming – and one solid week of sweat, paint, and drying time. Continue Reading
A friend of mine is teaching piano to kids in her home and making a killing. Parents and experts agree that learning how to play the piano is still a very good thing for kids and adults alike. A new piano can be quite pricey while a used one can be had for practically nothing. True, sometimes free! They may not look pretty, but if they play well, you can perform a makeover and save tons of money, all for the betterment of the kids. Continue Reading