Custom Sized Foyer Table

Hello Friends! Guess what? I made something! Yup! It’s been a long time since I have taken on a project but here is why. I am in love with my nail gun and air compressor for this stuff. We have been reunited after their stay in storage and I couldn’t be happier! I tried making…

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Fall, Men and A Few Shop Pictures

Happy Friday!!!! I am sharing some pictures of items that are around the shop where I am a vendor. But first just check out my little boys…We went searching for a pumpkin farm a couple of weeks ago. It wasn’t open yet but we had to check out the pumpkins still growing on the vine.…

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Fresh Linen Farmhouse Table

Heeeeey Friends! This is a quick post to show you my latest project. It’s a seven foot farmhouse style table. Lately I have been using the General Finishes brand of paint. OMG! It’s amazing! So creamy and smooth. This table is done in the Linen color of their Milk Paint (link). One of the vendors…

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A Refinished Dining Set

I haven’t refinished or painted a furniture piece in a long time, it seems like. The weather was so nice last week so I decided to take advantage of the “good painting” weather and tackle this big project. The chairs are spray painted with Rustoleum 2X’s Cover Spray Paint – in Fossil. The top was…

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Old Bench Love

Are you in love with wood benches like I am? Before Christmas I found this bench that maybe went with an outdoor picnic table in a previous life. It was red and nicely aged. Since I wanted to use it inside I painted it a color that goes with my neutral color scheme. It sits…

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Drop Cloth Slipcover to the Rescue

Let me tell you about this sofa… A little background – my kids are having a tough time adjusting to their new school (like I have mentioned before). Sometimes I let them take a “mental health” day off. To be honest, I really enjoy their company so it’s a relief day for me too. One…

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Turn an Old Bar Stool into a Chair Table

Open floor plans are all the rage anymore. Living spaces such as kitchens and dining rooms are all in one big room or a living/dining room combination is especially popular. Such is the case with ours.  Giving a space it’s own purpose depends on the furniture and how it is placed. This is our combo…

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Fur Throw and a Bargain Chair

A couple of weeks ago I went shopping with my darling friend to the Salvation Army. I have to say that the people working there are so nice. We looked over every bit of the place even the outside area where new items are dropped off. I spotted this metal outdoor chair there. It even…

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Make Your Foyer Approachable w/ a Bench

Are you ready to move on to Christmas decor from fall? I sure am. Today I purchased this Jolly pillow at Homegoods. The pillow-ey texture and pop of red are just what my foyer needed to make it more welcoming. We mostly use our garage door for entering our home but the front door is…

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Imagining….New Home – New Design

Don’t fall off your chair – I am posting twice in one week! (source) I know, my blog takes the backseat during summer months b/c I am usually out playing. This summer I keep dreaming of decorating our new home (moving soon). Here are some pictures from Pinterest and other blogs that are inspiring me…

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Sharing Shop Furniture & Accents

Hey Friends!I hope you are all well and enjoying your summer so far. Today is the last day of school for my kids and I am super happy worried about keeping them entertained 24/7 and balancing their time playing video games and outdoor activities. I can tolerate chaos, but I am going to need an extra…

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Try This Extreme Layered & Chipped Paint Technique

Yes…that wild paint job above was definitely on purpose!A few years ago I saw this piece in a show home in the Utah Parade of Homes. I have meant to re-create a similar piece ever since (the photo is crappy – it’s old). With that as my inspiration – I came up with this technique…

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Furniture Before and After Projects

Hello Blog Friends! 🙂 I am not one to make excuses for not posting regularly but I do recognize that I am slacking in that area, however, for good reason. Let me share some projects that I have completed that have been keeping me from sitting down to write a post.  The above picture is…

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Project Challenge Link Party – Furniture {a dining table upgrade}

Welcome to our Project Challenge Event for April! 🙂 (a day early or 6 days late – however you like to look at it) New to Project Challenge? Five bloggers and myself do a DIY project with the same theme or material every month and share it in a post on the last Friday of…

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This End Up Desk turned Rolling Island

This project was so fun to do. I refinish furniture pretty often so when I picked up this desk I had no idea what I was going to turn it into. I have finished a few pieces of furniture in this same brand called This End Up…it’s ironic because here is what I was inspired…

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