Before and After: Dressing Table Makeover

Hello, friends ~ I didn't mean to be gone so long!  The last couple of weeks have been doozies around here, so I've fallen behind on the old blog.  But I've missed you and so I'm back. :) Today I'm sharing a recent paint project I completed and popped into my booth.  Remember this little desk/dressing table I was working on a while ago? She was painted just a creamy white, but I decided to up her fun factor with some Farmhouse Paint in … [Read more...]

DIY Twig Cross {Easy Easter Craft}

Hello, friends!  I didn't mean to be MIA all week, but I've had some busy days following my beach getaway weekend, and my Lenten discipline of staying offline in the evenings has me running behind a bit. :)  I'll discuss more about that next week, but today I wanted to share a super easy DIY for Easter. You probably have everything you need for this right at home!  I simply gathered some twigs from my yard, pulled out my garden snips and … [Read more...]

Dining Table and Chairs Makeover

Hi there, gang... another busy week, of course and I know we're all feeling that slide toward the holidays beginning!  I, for one, am finding myself READY to embrace all the joy the holidays bring!  The Queen of Hearts Antiques where my booth is located is hosting our annual Holiday Open House so I was busy readying my space this week.  And that prompted me to tackle a dining table and chairs project, because folks are often looking for a table … [Read more...]

In Case You Missed It {July and August}

Well, here we are!  The last day of August... how did that happen??  This was a summer of sporadic posting, some story-telling, and a few technical issues here on the blog that I'm still trying to figure out.  May be time to call in a professional! #ugh Today I'm going to recap my posts from July and August... just in case you missed something! I shared my favorite Fourth of July projects and recipes from years past, along with this … [Read more...]

New Furniture Project: Two Tone Buffet-Secretary

Monday again?  My weekend just flew by, but it was a good one -- a little poolside time, finishing a good book, furniture painting, movie night with my girl, and last night -- Steely Dan, y'all!  It was about 100 degrees outside for the concert, but those guys can still groove!  What fun and now it's striving to find some routine and a massive to-do list. :) I'm finally getting around to sharing a furniture makeover I did a couple of weeks … [Read more...]

Fireplace Makeover!

Happy Wednesday, y'all!  First of all, thank you so much for the sweet comments on Part 1 of the Legacy story... I sometimes hesitate to get too personal here, but this story has been such a faith walk I have to get it out of my heart and head!  Today, as promised, it's back to projects and I am sooo excited to share this one with you!  It's one of those that makes you think: why did I wait so long to do this???  A couple of weeks ago I gave … [Read more...]

Simple Valentine’s Day DIYs

Hello, friends and Happy Valentine's Day to you!  The hubs and I are headed to the mountains for a quick getaway this weekend -- MUCH needed after a week of meetings, work, meetings, to-dos, and high school soccer.   Anyway, I thought I'd pop in with a few of my favorite Valentine's Day DIYs from years past, just in case you're longing to do a smidge of V Day decorating. Valentine's Subway Art Printable Sweet and Salty Valentine Treat DIY … [Read more...]

Before & After: Farmhouse Paint Dresser Makeover

Woo hoo!  It only took me three weeks to finish a project for 2015, but I have to say this was a good one and something of a test drive at the same time.  If you follow me on Instagram, you saw this last weekend -- another driveway sanding session.  (My neighbors love me -- and they bring me their cast off furniture pieces when they see me out!). That sweet little solid wood 6 drawer dresser was an unexpected find last November.  I was in … [Read more...]

DIY Reindeer Table Runner

Hi everyone!  Wouldn't you know it, the busiest time to be taking photos and my camera won't talk to my computer right now.  Grrr.   Fortunately, I had just finished up loading photos from my latest DIY -- a sweet burlap table runner for your casual holiday table. :) #whew I love a good stenciling project, don't you?  If you follow me on Instagram,  you saw a little tease the other day... I'm so lucky to work with the good folks at … [Read more...]

Christmas on the Front Porch

Monday already?  Oh did I have a fun and full weekend decking my halls... the inside of my home is still in process, but the porch?  Done!  I'm not sure why I wanted to put more creativity into it this year.  Maybe because we'll be traveling some over Christmas and I'm simplifying my inside decorations?  Anyway, after gathering some inspiration, here's where I landed... Come on up!  I usually have small trees in these urns, but decided … [Read more...]