We have done Junking Play Lists before, but this one is not like the others. We are featuring Julie Amici, a small town artist with roots in our good ole dairyland. While we are revamping and upcycling we enjoy listing to some good tunes (usually not the new stuff). Listing to music like Julie’s is […]
For just regular cleaning or dusting just a damp cloth should do just fine. If you need to do a little extra cleaning, some mild dish soap and water will work perfect.
What does an old trunk, drawer, table legs and desk top have in common? Check this out!!
Not quite sure what is was used for but it already had the charm of a faux fireplace it just needed some tweaking.
Hoosier cabinet revamped and saved from a bonfire!
Wax can also be somewhat sticky, and finger prints can stand out. Dirt can easily adhere to it making it harder to clean. Also, wax is suggested to be reapplied about every year so it is not a low-maintenance option. Wax is used typically more for looks rather than as a durable protectant.
Yesterday is was 50 degrees here in Wisconsin! Wow January 11th and that warm is completely unheard of. With the warm weather it made me think of garage sales and flea markets oh boy I cannot wait to start looking at all the glorious junk. I love seeing what I can find and make new […]
Guide to wood finishes. Types of top coats
Time for a fun personal announcement from the home of UpCycle Girl Tara! Tara recently welcomed beautiful baby girl, Cora Lee. Cora is a strong, loving, little bundle who made sure to show the world what she’s made of immediately upon her arrival. Just like her mama, she is tough! The perfect combination of characteristics […]
Little boys rooms can be so much fun to decorate! I had a blast redoing my son Colton’s room. His grandparents live on a farm and my husband and I have our own little plot of land. So Colton has always had constant exposure to tractors. It’s no wonder he has developed a mini obsession […]
Save those desk and make them into matching night stands
Toady lets discuss veneer repairs on furniture. Occasionally you will not have the missing veneer which there are other options for like getting a veneer pack or using bondo depending on your project.
Patina is color & texture of the surface produced by age & wear. In wood furniture the varnish, shellac, or oil has a tendency to deepen yet retains the transparency.
If you paint furniture will you lessen the value. How to find furniture value.