Tips for finding authentic jadeite pieces, while not getting fooled by reproductions.
Jackson is off to his freshman year of college, and I finally had an opportunity to take pictures of his room. Unlike Samantha's room, there wasn't a recent makeover in his space. I feel like I keep repeating, "When we had new flooring put in..." But having new flooring put into our entire house was [...]
Favorite Books for Vintage LoversDo you have a favorite book from your childhood?I read a lot as a child. A random, odd fact about me is that our family did not own a TV from the time I was about 7 until I was 13. My parents decided that they didn't want a TV in [...]
There really isn't a solid reason why, but this china cabinet took me 50 weeks to finish. I wasn't feeling a big creative push when I started working on it, and I think at the time we were transitioning out of an antique store we were in. I.e. I didn't have a big need for [...]
Another new dresser! I don't know why I'm so bad about showing these off to everyone once they're finished. I'm really going to try to be better about that.Here's a small dresser that I picked up a while ago. As always, it needed some repair work. I don't tend to paint quality wood furniture unless [...]
Sometimes I forget exactly how many pieces of furniture have come and gone through our hands. It doesn't seem like that many until I start scrolling through the files on our computer. It's a lot, y'all. There's a lot of learning and hands-on experience that have resulted from doing so many pieces, but from time [...]