Thursday, May 21, 2015

Drum Table Updated with Anthropologie Knob and Paint



Guess what day it is??? It's themed furniture makeover day! For newcomers, this is the day where once a month my furniture painting gal pals and I all give a piece of furniture a facelift with a theme. This month's theme? Small tables. 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Tiered Tea Table Inspired by our Moms


Today I'm sharing a table that has a special meaning to us. It was a favorite one of my late mother-in-law and we're happy to have it in our home. She was very proud of it and kept it in front of her living room window with pretty violets on it. She had a green thumb, much like my own mother does. 

Monday, May 18, 2015

Affordable DIY Artwork Inspired by Pottery Barn ~ Rock Your Knockoff

Let's face it. Artwork can get expensive. But bare walls are just plain boring. So what's a design loving, DIY girl to do? Make your own, that's what. Today I'll show you how and it's so simple that you don't even need a paint brush or power tools. It's all part of our Rock Your Knockoff Tour that some of my favorite blog friends and I are participating in.



Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A Few of My Favorite Things ~ Milk Glass, Ironstone, Alabaster, and Mercury Glass


What are a few of your favorite things? I didn't realize how strongly I felt about certain collections until I took a good look around the house. After taking a quick inventory, I can tell you that some of the things I'm most attracted to are milk glass, ironstone, and alabaster lamps. There are also lots of other vintage items including mercury glass Christmas ornaments and anything with hints of turquoise. So if it's old, white, turquoise, or a shiny holiday object, there's a good chance I have some of it in our home.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Sneak Peek of Our Powder Room Remodel


There have been lots of things going on at our house recently, inside and out, and one of the best things is our powder bath remodel. This room had a 1960's green sink and toilet, carpet (yuk), and a partial wall of paneling that didn't make much sense to us. We hired the same contractor that we used for our master bath and guest bath remodels and he and his crew finished it last week. 

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Chalkboard Painted Pedestal Coffee Table Inspired by Pottery Barn


Pedestal Table with chalkboard top inspired by Pottery Barn

It's that time again. The day when my furniture painting friends and I complete a themed challenge to transform a piece of furniture with paint. This month's theme? POTTERY BARN INSPIRATIONS. And who doesn't love Pottery Barn? Like you, I can't wait to see what everyone has done for this challenge!

Monday, April 20, 2015

How to Organize Your Garage in 5 Simple Steps

Did you recently see fireworks and hear choirs singing? No? Well we did. And we had a little party too because OUR GARAGE IS ORGANIZED!! Yes, after lots of purging and planning and even a little painting, we now have a garage that we're not embarrassed for the neighbors to see. Hallelujah!



Organizing the garage in 5 simple steps.

The back wall of the garage just makes me smile.
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