Have any of you de-silvered a mirror? I had no idea it could be this fun. One of the things I am trained to do is to re-produce something existing. I spent 5 years as a master deceiver fixing damage to furniture and 10 years before that restoring antiques which you have to find a […]
Pinterest is the best place to get good ideas. My client sent me a picture of a pallet shoe bench she wanted for her new home. I used that inspiration to create this bench. This was an old piano bench I found on the side of the road and did that head whip pulled over […]
I was asked by a client to copper plate their cabinet. This cabinet is beautifully built but it needed to be updated with their home decor. They had a designer come to their home and tell them they should have something done with this cabinet. It is sentimental because the clients husband built it. However […]
Every spring my hubby sets out for a local auction. He gets up super early and spends his day there. This year I actually got to go with. While we waited for the items we wanted to bid on Dave (the hubs) told me how when he was a kid he would go with his […]
Meet our old kitchen table bench. We just got a new table and instead of ditching this girl I decided to give her a facelift. Why not do some upholstery.
Jess (from Kaleidoscope Interiors) and I where thrilled to be part of this makeover bonus this is the first kitchen we have documented using Aqua Coats White Cabinet Wood Grain Filler and we wanted to bring you along for the journey.
When your known for taking “junk” people love to give it away. I hardly ever say NO, because sometimes it turns out to be something really good. Like this table / buffet, it was an extra free piece of junk.
This dresser was sitting in my garage for some time, I needed to figure out what to do with it. I searched for upcycled dresser ideas, thats when the idea came to me.
Bed recycled to a bench #upcycled #bed #bench
Old bed made into a bench
During a recent stop at my local thrift store, I was thrilled to find they were holding a huge furniture sale! Once I saw the outstanding prices on these beauties, I didn’t hesitate one second longer before handing over my cash and attempting to squeeze them into my Suburban… Which ultimately was unsuccessful, so I […]
One thing I have always envied other makers for is the ability to successfully put together floral decor. Here are 3 cheap ways to make centerpieces.
While doing my usual thrift store stops after dropping my kids off I found this beautiful end table! She looked a tad sad and when I heard that it was half off I snatched her up quick!
Special Finishes – rusty teal
As moms we are always looking for cheap easy and creative ways to entertain our kids. A huge bonus is reusing an otherwise discarded item. My kids and I made sun catchers on a recent rainy day. I had all the prep-work done I was just waiting for a day when the kids would be […]
Thrift stores, garage sales, heck even your basement, picture frames are everywhere! You can make so many different things with picture frames. In fact, it’s a good starter project for learning DIY painting