Gwen Hefner

of The Makerista


Gwen Hefner
Gwen of The Makerista has always had a strong desire to create. It began with making music at the age of three and evolved into a jewelry company in college, a stint in the New York fashion industry, a career planning parties and marketing products, all culminating with the opportunity to make a home for her family and capture the moments they make. As a jane of all trades, she enjoys making anything and everything. Whether it be something for herself, children or home, she believes there is beauty and satisfaction in making it yourself.

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Bathroom Renovation: A Custom Upgrade on a Budget

Bathroom renovation is a very popular home improvement. And a little can go a long way when it comes to upgrading your bathroom. Gwen Hefner knows all about home renovation. She writes about decor and home renovation on her blog The Makerista. Here she shows us how she and her husband made her bathroom look […]
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Tips and Tricks for Using Chalky Finish Paint

Chalky finish paint is an ultra-matte finish paint that’s getting a lot of attention from designers and DIYers. This is not chalkboard paint, by the way. That’s something totally different. Chalky paint is made for giving furniture or decorative pieces a high-end, professional finish. The Home Depot’s Americana® Decor™ chalky finish paint is great for giving new […]
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