How I took my Costco Christmas wreath and made it amazing!
//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsYesterday I listed several vintage and antique hymnals in my Etsy shop, and I had a friend ask, "but what would someone do with an old hymnal...?"Besides simply enjoying looking through it and being reminded of many of the traditional hymns that are no longer sung at church services, there are many wonderful ways you [...]
//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsWe recently found some furniture that we decided to refinish (stain) and keep, rather than sell. I prefer to paint furniture. I have done my share of sanding, but to me painting is second nature. I know exactly how the paint will behave and turn out. The paint and I have an agreement that way. We [...]
I'm so thankful for Spring. It really makes a big difference in my motivation. When it starts to really get cold again this fall, I'm going to give myself permission to forget about painting furniture until spring comes again. No expectations for myself to work in the cold, blah weather means no guilt for not [...]
Spring Break for our kids is in just a few weeks. Because of Ken's job, this means that he will have some more free time on his hands than he usually does. So what are we doing for Spring Break? The beach? Lake? Stay-cation? Not quite.We are diving head first into some home renovation projects. [...]
//assets.pinterest.com/js/pinit.jsI wanted to share this screen door that we use a lot. Over time this has evolved into something that I've changed to be functional and beautiful.I currently use something similar in my antiques booth to display items on, but here you can see that you can create a home organizational piece with a screen door. [...]
Hey Y'all!Just a quick post today to show-off a project that I just finished. I haven't painted much furniture this winter, or as I like to call it, "The Long Unmotivating Season of Gray and Cold." Who wants to paint furniture on days where naps, coffee, and books are so much more enticing? I picked up [...]
Recently a large portion of our home got a fresh coat of paint. We've all heard it before, but honestly, it's true; Paint changes everything. And since the walls looked so fresh and clean, I procrastinated a bit to put things back together once the paint was dry. After all, I spackled all of the [...]