Bare Naked Lamp

This is what it did look like, eh it's ok I just needed a change and you know, nothing's REALLY ever "finished" in my home. I took off this shade tore off the fabric but it seemed too big, so I stripped an old and torn lamp shade from my "goodie" pile in the garage  ... continue reading

A Lil’ Table and My Porch

I am loving this little table addition to my front porch. It was only $7.99 at my thrift store and now it totally matches our home! I used the gray from my front door to paint the base of this table and added off white accents. I finished it with a satin polyurethane to hopefully ... continue reading

Welcome Sign-Sorry Don & Linda

I found this at the thrift store. I kinda felt bad as I was painting over Don & Linda and their happy little faces, but hey, someone must have given this thing away in the first place, right? I painted this lovely little sign white, then black, and added gray stripes. Then I scuffed it ... continue reading

Featuring: The Dish Towel Collection

These pieces totally remind me of dish towels...nice ones...that I like... I snagged this plain little recipe card holder and shelf at Goodwill and was completely inspired by the dishtowels! Do they remind you of the dishtowels too? A little chalk paint and a little of the rough stuff. The recipe card holder, just HAD ... continue reading

Rustic Revamp

When I redid my son's bedroom last spring I tried to redo the dresser from his nursery and fit it into our new theme and his new 'big boy" needs. It looked cute for sure, but alas, as he got rougher and rougher with that shoddily constructed piece of junk it started falling apart every ... continue reading

Entry Solutions

Last week I refinished this fab table to help contain the insanity that is my entryway, but there was still the issue of all that mish mash mess under the table. I found this at the thrift store and turned it into this! She is a bit beat up, but she is big and I ... continue reading

Happy Little Dresser

This beauty was $5.95 at my fave Thrift Store. I loved the simplicity of the design and I knew it could look better....couldn't look worse! My friend was in the market for a new dresser in her daughter's bedroom and when she saw this one in my garage she thought it would be perf. At ... continue reading

Entry Way Spruce Up-New Table

It has been so stinkin beautiful around here and it totally motivates me to get out in the garage and get my hands dirty! My daughter is really becoming the project queen and loves to help...I taught her how to use furniture wax  last weekend! She rocks:) I have been working on making my entryway ... continue reading

Snazzy Little High Chair

I feel like I spend weeks and weeks on pinterest collecting ideas and then for one random week I go crazy copying ideas.  Check out this little number I found a few weeks ago! I KNOW! It is so so so cool, unique, and fun! So look what I did with that inspiration. I apologize ... continue reading

Hipster Chairs

Check out my retro lookin, 1970's feelin, hipster chairs. Each chair was $2.99 and they looked lovely in the torn blue vinyl they were sportin before I went to town them. I painted them both black and then distressed them a bit. I stenciled both of the back rests. I found some super fun 70's ... continue reading