{Vintage Record Cab} - before & after

About a month ago i got an email from a super sweet reader saying that she was getting rid of this record cabinet and wanted to know if i wanted it - of course! I brought it home to the garage and couldnt decide what i wanted to do with it.…

My table re-do with new wood top!!

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Oh - you guys, i am SO excited to show you my transformed table!  I love it so much and after wanting to make the change for a couple years, am so glad i finally did it! It was a fairly easy re-do with a big impact, i dont know why i waited…

{New Shop Listings}

I just wanted to drop in real quick and let you all know about the new things that i just added to the Sweet Pickins Shop. Also - i set up an Etsy Shop for now just to make things a little easier :)  

{My Bedroom}

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I was doing so good trying to post more regularly, but then Santi went out of town for all of last week and i just got busy doing other stuff and i just didnt get around to posting - but im back now :) ............................. I am…

Little painting trick using vaseline

Long ago i posted about using vaseline (petroleum jelly) as a way to get a chippy paint finish.  It just makes it so the paint doesnt stick to whatever you are painting and then when the paint is dry, you wipe away the vaseline.  Easy enough. Vaseline…

{Vintage Footlocker} - Before & After

I love these quick makeovers that take just a few minutes and have a big impact - kinda like this old footlocker that i got about a year ago.  This is one that is so easy that i almost didnt post about it, but i think its def worth sharing,…

{Working with the dirt!} - before & after

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I finished up this table a quite a while ago but just found some pics of it while going through some stuff.  I really loved the way this table turned out and have always love the finish and the color.  I meant to post about it so long ago...but…

New Shop Listings

I just wanted to drop in real quick and let you all know i just added 3 new listings to the Sweet Pickins Shop!  Head over here to get more info! Girls desk with hutch and chair! Side table/Nightstand Vintage Footlocker

{My Favorite Things In The Shop} - Useful Tools

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Ive received an email or two or three... over the years about some of my favorite tools in the shop.  While these pics arent necessarily tools (power tools i guess) - they are some of my most used, cant live without shop tools.  There are…