Our Ultimate Guide to Interior Painting with a Sprayer

Our Ultimate Guide to Interior Painting with a Sprayer! How to use a paint sprayer, why it's better than rolling and using a brush, the paint spraying tools and equipment we used, how to prepare to spray paint and more!

It’s not often that Sean lends his voice to the blog. He’s more of the strong and silent type when it comes to blogging… but he (well, we) learned SO much while painting our cabin recently and realized just how much this post needed to be shared! Our hope is that this guide will help you learn how to use a paint sprayer with confidence! I know it seems daunting, but it really isn’t once you know what you’re doing. Keep in mind that we are DIY home renovators who are learning as we go — definitely not professional painters. Let’s dig into all the details!

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How to Paint a House + Our Bungalow Exterior Reveal

Tips and tricks for painting a house + the reveal of our newly painted bungalow! Sherwin-Williams Tricorn Black and Pure White exterior paint review and how to paint a house
Disclosure: For this post I received gifted product from Sherwin-Williams. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

You guys, I lived in the tiny bungalow for 4.5 years… and it’s had peeling paint on the exterior the entire time. The siding is vinyl (not my fave, but it will do), so that’s in good shape. But the wood trim needed attention for way too long. A big part of preparing it to sell last month was to improve the curb appeal… and finalllllly deal with the exterior paint! I reached out to my friends at Sherwin-Williams to help us finally get this project off the list! After sharing some peeks on Instagram, I figured I should dedicate an entire blog post to how to paint a house in addition to revealing how ours turned out. If you’re in a similar situation with a 100+ year old house and no idea where to start, but a desire to DIY, this is the post for you!

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DIY Shower Bottles Using Plasti Dip 2 Ways

Two ways to use Plasti Dip: learn how to use Original Plasti Dip @plastidipintl to make these DIY shower bottles with blue and white marbling! And try Plasti Dip Craft for an ombre effect for a soap bottle. This easy DIY is great for upcycling old pump bottles and customizing non-skid bottles for the bathroom. Learn how on jojotastic.com #AD #dipheadsunite #plastidip #DIY #custom #diycraft #handyproject
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Plasti Dip. All opinions are 100% mine.

Prepare yourself because, if you don’t know about Plasti Dip, you’re about to have your mind blown! It’s truly one of my favorite easy DIY materials to use for so many reasons. Basically, Plasti Dip is a rubber coating that air-dries onto pretty much any surface. Since 1972, people have been using it to make handles grippier, but it’s also an incredibly versatile DIY material. Case in point, I used two different types of Plasti Dip to customize these shower bottles for our home! If you’re like us and trying to remove ‘visual noise’ like labels and stickers, definitely keep reading and try this super-easy craft project.

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How to Care for Polycor Marble Countertops

All About Our Polycor Marble Countertops & How to Care for Them! #polycor #marble #marblecountertops #marblebacksplash #backsplash #countertops #kitchenrenovation #howtocareformarble #fixerupper #ad
Many thanks to our sponsor Polycor in this kitchen renovation. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting the content that keeps Jojotastic going.

One of the top questions I’ve been asked since revealing our kitchen renovation is about our Polycor marble countertops! So many people have inquired about the care of the stone. I know that marble has a stigma about being porous and ‘soft,’ but I’m here to tell you that Georgia marble is different! You still get that beautiful, striking veining and dramatic tones, but with the quality and easy level of care that people expect from another stone, like granite. So let’s dig into what is so special about this stone, plus how to care for it!

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How To Care for a Farmhouse Sink

My Best Tips about How to Care for a Farmhouse Sink @sinkology #ad #showusyoursink #farmhousesink #kitchenrenovation #fixerupper #modernsink #fireclaysink #fireclay
Many thanks to our sponsor Sinkology in this kitchen renovation. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting the content that keeps Jojotastic going.

Now that our new kitchen is revealed, I want to dig into some of the details of the space… and answer your questions! I was asked on Instagram about our farmhouse sink, specifically if it stains easily. This got me thinking that it was time to do a full blog post all about our Sinkology Bradstreet II Fireclay sink! If you’ve ever wanted to know how to care for a farmhouse sink, whether it stains, and more… this is the post for you.

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How to Choose White Paint

My Best Tips to Help You Choose the Right Shade of White Paint! #ad by @sherwinwilliams #whitepaint #fixerupper #paint #renovation #remodel #painting
Disclosure: For this post I received gifted product from Sherwin-Williams. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

Let’s be real here for a sec: selecting a shade of white paint for our house is one of the most stressful decisions I’ve made! We have white upper cabinets in the kitchen, so I wanted to get it right. In my opinion, nothing is worse than shades of a color that don’t match. I’m totally the person who will wear all black, but be grumpy that my shades of black aren’t the same. I know, I know… so delicate. Anyways, let’s dig into some tips I’ve learned from Sherwin-Williams about how to choose white paint!

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Herb Drying Rack DIY

Save your fresh herbs for a rainy day by hanging them to dry on this DIY herb drying rack. Get the full tutorial at Jojotastic.com #diy #herbs #kitchen

If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you know that Joanna has a pretty darn impressive urban garden in her yard. Alongside the broccoli and kale and Brussels sprouts, she had a bumper crop of herbs this year, which I myself have benefited from (thanks Joanna!). But even after giving away herbs to friends and neighbors, she had a bunch of herbs left on her hands and, she didn’t want them to go bad. She also couldn’t find an herb drying rack online that she liked the look of, so we put our heads together and brainstormed our own chic, modern take on an old-school herb drying rack. Now she’ll have seasonings from her herb garden to use in her new kitchen all winter long!

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