I crossed off a big goal on my list near the end of this year! I've wanted to donate my time and skills in some way to give back. I discovered a perfect way to do this was to redesign a vintage furniture item and re-donate it back to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore for… Continue reading Habitat ReStore Donation Project
Category: Redesigned Furniture
Tackling 6 Dining Chairs
I bet you or someone you know is looking at their old, wood dining set and thinking, I wish I could get a new dining table and chairs! Then you go to the furniture stores or online and end up saying, Well I can live with this another year or two. Rather than replacing them,… Continue reading Tackling 6 Dining Chairs
Desk Upcycled to Farmhouse Nightstands
Well, I definitely want to do this again. I mean it's a lot of work, but when you see the results...it's hard to come by tall side tables like this on their own. I've always wanted to turn the vintage ends of a desk or vanity into bedside tables. When I spotted this beauty at… Continue reading Desk Upcycled to Farmhouse Nightstands
Dare to Go 3D on Furniture!
I had a vision. Sometimes these visions don't work, but sometimes they do. And you just never know where you're going to get inspiration. Here's how this one came along. I subscribe to a few magazines that always give me lots of creative ideas. One is Better Homes & Gardens Do It Yourself magazine. I… Continue reading Dare to Go 3D on Furniture!
Tissue Decoupage – This Works!
Last week I shared the many steps to refinish/paint a vintage piece of furniture. And promised to share the end result. Here's a little before/after fix for you! As you can see from the before pic, this is becoming a bathroom vanity. It's going to be a classic beauty! Something New With the weather so… Continue reading Tissue Decoupage – This Works!
No Skipping the Small Steps
Sorry for the lack of a post last week - life needed my attention and I had to give myself some grace. I've learned that if I don't do that, a blog like this can become a chore instead of what I want it to be - a Joy! So let's get back to some… Continue reading No Skipping the Small Steps
4 Ways to Flip Your Stenciling
I'll be honest - I didn't make much progress this last week. It was like -7 degrees outside, the kind of temps that make you want to curl up in a blanket all day. So I decided to look back on some of my furniture redesigns where stenciling was a big part of it. When… Continue reading 4 Ways to Flip Your Stenciling
No Longer Country at Heart
I’m excited to bring vintage furniture that feels NEW to your home with a redesign. This one’s nothing like it was before! This Lane cedar chest was in like-new condition, but the country décor led to a life in storage just waiting for someone to see the potential. Although I had intended to buy something… Continue reading No Longer Country at Heart