I am someone who loves a good transformation story, whether it be about someone's own life or simply the transformation of a forgotten piece of furniture. This curbside hutch is definitely a transformation that makes the DIY'er in me skip for joy. A few months ago, I transitioned from living in a farmhouse out in… Continue reading Curbside hutch makeover.
When I saw this table sitting full of dust and dirt hidden behind other furniture in a thrift store, I knew it had to come home with me. I thought that this table would be perfect for adding some height and a little bit of storage space into my booth at The Shed in Altoona,… Continue reading Nantucket blue table.
A few years ago I had a friend come to me and ask me to makeover her daughters' play kitchen set. I of course, said yes. I love working on pieces from the past. To be given the chance and the opportunity to bring something back to life that may otherwise be forgotten gives me… Continue reading Kids kitchen makeover.
There once was a sad little table that no one wanted. It was tossed into a dark corner in a garage, waiting and hoping to be rescued. All it wanted was someone who could see it's potential and possibility that it had underneath all of the scrapes, scuffs and scars. Full of spider webs, dust… Continue reading The little table that could.
I love it when something ordinary jumps out at me and I instantly see how it can be extraordinary. Last month I came across something that stopped me in my tracks, (pun intended)... An old Railway Express Agency shipping crate. It was worn, dried out, beat up, and begging for some true old fashioned TLC.… Continue reading Railroad crate coffee table.
Today I decided to add some much needed TLC to our little milk house. Rummaging around our scrap wood pile, looking for pieces of wood to making 'something' with, I got the idea to whip up some shutters for the front window of the milk house! I have never made shutters before, and I honestly… Continue reading Milk-house curb appeal project.
Living in a 1920's farmhouse requires more than just having a country soul, it means so much more than that. It requires a heart that is able to see potential, possibility and one that will pour love into every single part of the farmhouse, including the ugly not so glorious parts. Now, fixing up a… Continue reading Counter top makeover with Beyond Paint.
Today I wanted to share with all of you a great line of paint, called 'Beyond Paint'. I was recently contacted by Beyond Paint to give their furniture makeover kit a try. On their website, Beyond Paint says the following about their product: "No Stripping, No Sanding, No Priming BEYOND PAINT™ your cabinets, furniture and… Continue reading Tv dresser with Beyond Paint
Have you ever head of the saying, 'Do what you can, with what you have, where you are?' That quote applies to many different areas of my life. Particularly to how I decorate my home, and how I create. I live 15 miles out of the city, on an old hobby farm, so trips to… Continue reading Yardstick side table.
"The seeker embarks on a journey to find what he wants, and discovers, along the way, what he needs." Two weeks ago I came across a great little ottoman at Hope Gospel Mission Bargain Center in Eau Claire, Wi for $3.00! After my employee discount the total came to around $2.80! What a deal! (p.s.… Continue reading Potato Sack Ottoman