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I've been meaning to give this vintage chair that I scored at a second-hand store a much needed makeover. But honestly, I haven't found the time to actually getting around to doing it. It was until the folks at Glidden recently asked me to give their new Glidden Diamond™ Paint a try that I saw the light and decided to finally give this treasure the TLC it really deserved. 

I decided to paint the chair a color similar to its original color so I went for their Universal Grey. Since it was showing some wear and tear, I was hoping this new paint will outdo itself on its excellent hide and coverage features. And let me tell you it certainly lived up to its expectations. It only took a couple of coats for the chair to look brand new. Besides, it's paint + primer combo also made the project go super fast. 

But don't take my word for granted. You can give Glidden Diamond™ a test drive since my friends at Glidden are sponsoring this giveaway and are offering up to 5 gallons of Glidden Diamond™ to a lucky winner. C'mon give it a try and enter below. Unfortunately, only US residents can participate.

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This post is sponsored by Glidden® paint, a PPG brand. All thoughts, opinions and paintbrushes are my own.



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!




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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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 will like to extend a helping hand by sponsoring this giveaway for TheDesignerPad readers. With the widest selection of lighting fixtures anywhere, 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, 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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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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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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I'm crazy excited to bring you this great giveaway sponsored by our dear friends at Kaufmann Mercantile. If you haven't heard about it, you're in for a treat. Kaufmann Mercantile is a wonderful online store built on the concept that everyday objects should be designed well and manufactured to last a lifetime—a "luxury" general store if you will. From kitchen and home decor to beauty and grooming accessories, every goodie is carefully selected, long-lasting, and well-designed with substance, wit and inspiration. I love every single item in their collection, and I'm sure you will too. So how would you like to win a sweet $150 GIFT CARD to be used towards ANYTHING you fancy in their store? All you have to do is follow the easy steps below to enter. Additionally, Kaufmann Mercantile is offering TheDesignerPad readers a fantabulous 15% OFF any purchase for the next two weeks using code KM-92512. BTW, did you know that by signing up to receive their newsletter you will, besides getting an extra entry for this giveaway, receive a code that will take $7.00 OFF your first/next purchase? How peachy is that? Now hurry and enter to try your luck by doing the following:

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You're the lucky winners of all these wonderful pieces from the Privet House at Target collection. I'm sure they'll look great in your homes. Enjoy!!