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Wednesday
Jul222015

THE MAGIC OF PAINT

As a DIY'elfer I'm always in the lookout for new products that will make my projects go smoothly and get the best results possible. For me, a good quality paint is key for achieving those goals. One of my favorite hobbies is transforming old pieces of furniture and giving them a modern look without compromising their original charm. I'm glad to have been introduced to Glidden® Trim, Door & Furniture Paint and its amazing lacquer-like finish that leaves anything that touches looking shiny and new. This oil-base paint is so rich and thick that it practically erases any minor imperfections my newfound treasures might have. And the best part: I never see any brush marks or drips while or after applying it.

I used this awesome paint to revive this old desk and on to create an side table for my outdoor living space. As you can see the finish on both pieces is flawlessly beautiful and smooth with an extra high gloss sheen I simply love. Trust me, this paint is like butter!

IT'S GIVEAWAY TIME!

Are you a DIY enthusiast? This is your lucky day! Thanks to the folks at Glidden you can get your hands on a $100 GIFT CARD TO THE HOME DEPOT for your next home improvement project by entering our giveaway.

Here's how:

YOU MUST
  • Post a comment here with YOUR NAME and EMAIL telling us what your next DIY or home improvement project you have planned.
  • If you would like to get an extra chance to win, you can write a review on Glidden.com on any of their products, and then come back here to post a comment telling us you've done so.
THE RULES
  • The giveaway is open to U.S. readers only until Friday, July 31, 8:00 pm EST.
  • The winner will be selected via random.org and will be announced on a post here on Monday, August 3rd.
  • The winner will be notified via email and will have until Thursday, April 6 to claim their Gift .

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have been sponsored by the Glidden® brand paint for PPG to write this post but the thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.


Tuesday
Apr082014

AND THE WINNER IS...

Having won a copy of Sweet Paul's new book, Angela will not only be able to compare her recipes with Paul's but also be inspired by the many fun DIY projects he shares. Congrats and enjoy your new book!

Tuesday
Apr012014

GIVEAWAY: SWEET PAUL BOOK

 

I was beyond excited when I learned Norwegian-born food and prop stylist Paul Lowe was coming out with this amazing book today. Sweet Paul Eat & Make is filled with stories of his childhood, family recipes and fun craft ideas — all done in the typical Sweet Paul Spirit he's known for. The book is divided into Morning, Brunch, Noon, and Nigh (with color palettes to match) and gorgeous photography from beginning to end. To celebrate the launch of his much anticipated baby, Paul is graciously giving away a copy of the book to one of our lucky U.S. readers. If you're dying to get your hands on this beauty follow the steps below to enter this giveaway.

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Tuesday
Nov122013

AND THE WINNER IS...

Being the lucky winner of the Lamps.com giveaway, you can solve your lighting dilemma for your living room. Now that you're planning to host Christmas dinner your new lamp will help you brighten up the room and make your home more festive and entertainment ready for the occasion. Enjoy and have fun this joyful Season.

Tuesday
Nov052013

GIVEAWAY: LAMPS.COM

 

• Sorry, but entries for this giveaway are no longer accepted •

The countdown to the Holidays has already begun and I'm sure many of you are thinking or refreshing your home decor to welcome your family and guests for the celebrations. If this is the case, our friends at Lamps.com will like to extend a helping hand by sponsoring this giveaway for TheDesignerPad readers. With the widest selection of lighting fixtures anywhere, Lamps.com is a great place to find the right lamp for your redecorating project. One lucky winner will get to choose from one of these beautiful lamps or any other lamp on Lamps.com, worth up to $125. However, there's is only one caveat: the giveaway is open for U.S. readers only (my apologies to my friends on other parts of the world). So if you're in the U.S., follow the instructions below in order to enter. Good luck to all!

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Monday
Aug192013

AND THE WINNER IS...

You're the lucky winner of the $50 gift certificate from our friends at Urban Walls. You can use it towards the purchase one of their fun decals for Emma Antonella's room. I'm sure any of them will make splash in your baby's room. Enjoy!!

 

Tuesday
Aug132013

GIVEAWAY: URBAN WALL DECALS

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Nowadays, there's no excuse for having boring blank walls in your home. Adding a dash of pizzazz to a room is as easy as 1-2-3, especially with the help of these fun vinyl decals by Urban Decals. They instantly give personality to any wall without the hassle of painting or stenciling. The best part is that they can be easily removed whenever you're ready for a change. They come in a matte finish which makes them look more like paint. So if you're dying to spice up that dull wall in your room, you're luck. Our friends at Urban Decal are sponsoring this giveway giving you the chance to win $50 TOWARD THE PURCHASE OF ANY OF THEIR DECALS. How sweet is that? Now hurry and enter to try your luck by doing the following:

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Wednesday
Oct032012

AND THE WINNER IS...

I'm thrilled to announce the winner of the fabulous $150 GIFT CARD from Kaufmann Mercantile. Her name is Sónia Sapinho and lives across the pond in Lisbon, Portugal with her husband and daughter. Interested in everything handmade and the design industry as a whole, Sónia is a very talented ceramic designer by trade who also loves to dabble in graphic design and photography (you can take a peek at her wonderful work here). Hmmm, I wonder if that's why she fancies the entire Kaufmann Mercantile collection, especially that cool Market & Fruit Picking Pack (right) which she's dying to get with her gift card. Hey, and for my other darling readers who didn't win this time, remember that Kaufmann Mercantile is offering you a sweet 15% OFF any purchase from their shop for the next week using code KM-92512—so take advantage of this groovy offer before the code expires. And don't give up, there will be more giveaways coming up. Cheers!

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