Prepping to Sell – Curb Appeal and Porch Updates

When it comes to selling a house, I feel like curb appeal is the most important thing. Buyers make snap judgements on houses just like they do on people (even if we don’t want to admit it, we do.) If you pull up to a house and it looks overgrown and uncared for, you're going to decide (probably subconsciously) that the owners aren’t excited about … [Read more...]

Ron Swanson Serving Trays

I'm crossing my fingers that most of y'all know who Ron Swanson is. If you do, then I have a project you will love. If not, well.... then I have a TV show recommendation that you should binge watch on Netflix. The December challenge for my BHG sponsored post was "meaningful gift ideas", so I grabbed two of these bamboo trays as my jumping … [Read more...]

Introducing Paint-A-Pillow + A Giveaway

Many of you know that Cutting Edge Stencils is a sponsor of Domestic Imperfection. It all started when I won one of their stencils in a giveaway and used it to create the paisley stenciled table, which became the project that got my blog off the ground. I have worked with Cutting Edge ever since (almost three years!), they are a fantastic company … [Read more...]

Rustic Christmas Art

It's hard to believe that Christmas is only a few weeks away...where did time go? If it wasn't getting dark crazy early and making me feel like I'm cooking dinner at midnight I almost wouldn't believe it. Today I have a simple Christmas craft to share with you. It's the only one I have planned for the year because I'm not one of those organized … [Read more...]

Uncommon Goods Giveaway

Let's talk about Christmas gift giving for a second. I know each family has different ways of handling Christmas gifts. Some buy for every person, some draw names, some just do a White Elephant (or Dirty Santa, or Yankee Swap, or a variety of other names.) We have done each of those ways. It used to be that we got a gift for each person, and … [Read more...]

Birthing a Stenciled Bathroom

I'm back with a bathroom update! I didn't forget about it, I've been sloooooowly working on it this whole time. Last time I updated y'all on the bathroom it was APRIL (holy cow) and I showed you the finished dresser turned vanity. Well, here is what it looks like today! Yup, I stenciled it. We obviously did other stuff too, but this post is … [Read more...]

Win a Room Design Package with Interior Design Service Online

Good morning everyone, hope y'all had a great holiday weekend! I have something  slightly different for y'all would you like to meet an online interior designer and have a chance to win one of her room packages? I KNOW y'all are interested in this because I get e-mails asking if I will do room designs. I'm very flattered that some of … [Read more...]

Poured Paint Pots

Today I have a super easy project for y' easy, in fact, that you should round-up your kids and have them help you. They will love it. Not that I let mine help... I waited till they were napping to do this, haha. I'm not crazy after all.  Also, I am giving away a $250 Home Depot gift card! If any of you are at Home Depot half as much as I … [Read more...]

Contest Answers & RYOBI Giveaway Winners

Happy Fathers Day everyone! I hope today is awesome and spent celebrating your dad, husband, grandpa, brother...whomever the great men are in your life. Today is also the day we announce the winner of our Massive RYOBI Power Tool Giveaway! Luckily our little Rafflecopter form did the dirty work for us and pulled up our winner in the most random of … [Read more...]

Match that Blogger! {A Contest and RYOBI Father’s Day Giveaway}

Today I have something awesome for you...a contest AND a giveaway. Two chances to win $400 worth of RYOBI power tools just in time for Fathers Day. I don't know about you, but I want to make sure my husband and father have all the tools they need to build stuff for me. The premise of the contest is this -  all of us are guilty of repinning … [Read more...]

Giveaway Time! $50 Credit to

 I think it's about time we have a's been a few months and I can sense ya'll chomping at the bit for some free stuff. So today I want to introduce y'all to Minted is a company that sells...well, paper. Paper with fun stuff printed on it, of course. Here is a peak at a few of the things they offer: Birth … [Read more...]

Two Year Blogiversary Giveaway

Yup, today marks the second anniversary of Domestic Imperfection. Two whole years! I'm having a hard time wrapping my brain around what this little blog of mine has become. When I started Domestic Imperfection Elijah was a baby and I had a lot of free time on my hands. So I worked on my house and read blogs about working on houses, … [Read more...]

Window Shopping & A Giveaway With Kirklands

 Happy Friday y'all! Today I have a great giveaway for you...well, only if you think great is winning 100 bucks to spend however your heart desires at Kirklands. I for one happen to think that's pretty great. For those of you that have never heard of Kirklands, they are a home decor store (and you can shop in person or online). I go there fairly … [Read more...]

The “Stuff Your Stockings” Giveaway

Welcome to the Stuff Your Stockings Giveaway! I am super excited about this... I've teamed up with fourteen other bloggers and some fabulous sponsors to give y'all the chance to win one of TWELVE amazing prize packages to help stuff your stockings this holiday season. That's right, twelve winners! Here is a list of stuff that is up for … [Read more...]

Goose Creek Candle Review and Giveaway

I've always felt that lighting a candle is something your allowed to do AFTER your house is sparkly clean and dinner is in the oven. I feel that you should probably be sporting presentable clothing and your kids have to be wearing pants before its okay to light a candle. Lighting a candle in the midst of chaos is a serious breach of protocol. It's … [Read more...]

Pick Your Plum Giveaway

Happy Friday everyone! I'm so glad it's Friday...this has seemed like the longest week ever. My boys have been a symphony of tears all week and I swear I can hear them whining even in their sleep. We're headed to the beach this weekend though, hopefully that will cheer everyone up! I have one last giveaway for ya'll and them I don't have any more … [Read more...]

$50 Designs By Tahra Jewelry Giveaway

I swear I'm not becoming a giveaway blog. I just have all these great giveaways lined up and trouble getting any projects finished lately. I have about three projects that are close to finished though, if that counts for anything. The giveaway I have for you today is courtesy of my newest sponsor, Designs by Tahra. Tahra makes seriously … [Read more...]

Shabby Apple Dress Giveaway

  A few of you asked about the dress I was wearing in my July Ramblings post...well, here is the answer! I purchased it from Shabby Apple to wear to Adams ten year reunion. I'd seen (and entered) lot's of giveaways for their dresses on other blogs, and I liked my dress so much that I e-mailed them to see if I could do a giveaway of my own. They … [Read more...]

A Peek Inside My Brain & A Giveaway from Cutting Edge Stencils!

I know, I have been a stenciling fool as of late. I'm not done yet either! Those are my most recent stenciling projects (paisley table, Indian table, Texas forever sign, dog house end table). You might be thinking "Girl, you can't stencil everything! Your house is going to look ridiculous!" Here's the thing...out of those four stencil projects … [Read more...]

$50 Designed Beginnings Giveaway

Happy Friday Everyone! Can you believe it's June already? I feel like I just put away the Christmas tree and now it's already 100 degrees outside. Of course, this is Texas, so it wasn't that far from 100 degrees at Christmas, lol.  But anyway, I have a great giveaway for y'all today... Designed Beginnings is offering one lucky reader $50 worth of … [Read more...]