Who doesn’t love a good dollar tree makeover? It’s so rewarding to take something you’ve picked up for a buck and make it into a nice home decor piece. 

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Coming up with my next home decor piece is what I enjoy most. I often get asked my thought process for coming up with my personal designs. I like to start with asking ‘What decor style does this fall under?’ Next, I let the colors and design fall into place. The February Chalk Couture just felt a bit whimsical and boho style to me. I could see the motivational message perfect for a boho chic workspace or baby girls nursery room. Where can you see it? 

That took me on a search for the perfect color for a boho chic and / or baby nursery. I wanted something soft with an elegant look. My search brought me to the HGTV Home 2020 color of the year Sherwin Williams SW6323 Romance. It certainly piqued my interest. It’s a blush pink color with slight apricot influence. Perfect!!!! I think adding an additional color would give it more character. Which leads me on a hunt for a gray color.  I knew a gray color would offset it well so I chose the HGTV home 2021 home color SW6255 Morning Fog which is a medium toned gray color with crisp, cool undertones.

I called my color choices into my local Sherwin Williams to order my paint samples. With a discount it came out to be about $6 for each color. Make sure to sign up for the Sherwin Williams newsletter to get the latest discount. I’m not affiliated with them in any way. I always like to save a couple of bucks and thought I would share my ‘trade’ secret. 

Let’s get started with step 1-  Painting the surface for repurposing the dollar tree sign into a perfect boho chic style. 


  • Dollar Tree sign
  • Paint – SW6323 Romance & SW6255 Morning Fog 
  • DecoArt Americana Decor Metallics 24k Gold from Home Depot 
  • Sanding block
  • Painters tape
  • 2 paint brushes 
  • Craft stick from Dollar Tree
  • Wax

Okay, now we have the surface ready. Let’s do step 2 –  Adding the boho design. 


That’s it! How fun was this project to put together? Pairing the Romance and Morning Fog together for this project makes it light and playful with just a touch of sophistication!! Not to mention to confidently go in the direction of your dreams!! Would y’all agree?

I would love to see your design over on my Facebook page! Just drop a picture in one of the posts.

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