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 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
"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
“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” - Robert Louis Stevenson If you are a regular follower of Anchored Way Trading Co, you by now know that I am a lover of travel, adventure, wandering back roads and the… Continue reading Travel inspired desk.
“Go and make interesting mistakes, make amazing mistakes, make glorious and fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make. Good. Art.” ~Neil Gaiman I love being an artist. It is my passion. I love the feelings that come along with creating and transforming a piece of furniture. It gives… Continue reading Red license plate dresser.
' The art of living is always to make a good thing out of a bad thing.' ~ E.F. Schmacher Art to me is about vision. It is about seeing potential in something that others may not see. It is about taking something and changing it, making it unique , making it your… Continue reading TV Stand dresser.
"As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was going to happen." ~ Winnie The Pooh My son just turned 10 last week. I am trying my hardest to not let his age make me feel sad about the fact that I am losing my 'baby' boy. It is a hard transition when… Continue reading 9 drawer dresser.
Let your smile change the world, but don't let the world change your smile. My sweet darling 5 year old daughter is one of my greatest joys. For several months she has been asking me for a pink dresser. I'm happy to say that I finally found her a beautiful wood vanity that was in… Continue reading Pretty in pink vanity.
Today I woke up with a huge burst of motivation. So I ran with it. I completed 5 somewhat simple furniture transformations between 8am and 4pm. All of today's projects were completely spontaneous, I just wandered around the house and basement looking for items to re-do and had them all out at once, jumping from… Continue reading Rope Dresser.
"The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom." ~ James Allen I love being by the waters edge. If you know me well, you know that I am always going, always working on something, driving… Continue reading Tranquil Dresser.