Staging a Retail Space

Hello Friends! You all know I have a shop space in Virginia. This is my happy place where I can fluff, stack and do things to stage furniture and accessories that normally wouldn’t be displayed the same at home. Like opening a drawer and have rustic items peeking out. I might hang a rusty fence…

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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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Happy Labor Day Weekend!

Hello Friends! Happy long weekend – the last weekend of Summer. It’s rainy here and I have allergies so we are taking it super easy. That gives me a chance to update my blog page. I am sharing pictures of the shop where I sell my creations and I am also going to show you…

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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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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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Square Island on Wheels

Hello Friends! I hope you all had a wonderful Mother’s Day. My boys were really good to me, as usual. When they asked me what I wanted for a gift I replied…pretty please don’t fight with each other all day long (oh, and some lemon meringue pie sounds yummy!). 🙂 It has been a super busy…

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Create a Unique Dining Set

Hello Friends! Happy Spring Break!This week was super busy with furniture make overs. I recently finished this dining set. I get asked “Where do you find these dining sets?” Well,  I hardly ever keep pieces that “go together” together. So while I hunt for treasures at Goodwill, Tag Sales and where ever else I keep…

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Cottage Style Dining Set in White and Grey

I just finished this cute little dining set. I fell in love with it at first sight, although it was an orange tone stained wood, I knew a little paint would make it just darling! Look at the table base. It matches the shape of the three chairs. Isn’t that a sweet style? The chairs…

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Dining in Black and White

I had to share what I have been working on for all of last weekend through today. This is my shop space and that gorgeous table has kept me busy for days. Check out the legs on this girl! Black and white are my most favorite colors (or non-colors) to use together. A timeless combination…

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What do you do with old relics?

I found a few things at a moving sale last weekend. One old little relic I picked up that I just love is… …a copper belt buckle that is still attached to a portion of it’s original leather belt. I nailed it to a white painted piece of old wood. What else would you do…

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Transferring an Image onto Furniture with Wax Paper

Have you tried transferring an image onto furniture? I have wanted to for so long but it was a little bit out of my comfort zone. There actually aren’t many DIY projects that are out of my comfort zone but I was having a hard time freehand sketching this image onto a little-bity chair that…

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