How i add napkins to furniture - video!

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I just finished up this sweet dresser and did a video about how i added the floral!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IVIpAUpyv3Q&t=25s  

Bench made from door - tutorial!

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I LOVE old doors and even more i love repurposing old doors!  Lately i have come across tons, so ive been thinking of some new ways i can use them.  This isnt my original idea, i had seen it here and there over the last year and finally found…

Church Pew Cut Down!

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This is kinda a sloppy tutorial on how i cut down my church pew.  I wasn't really planning to do a tutorial on it, but as i was posting it on Facebook, a lot of people asked how i was going to do it so i started taking pics of my process.  But…

Giant Window Hutch!

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Wowza - 2 days in a row with blog posts!  Feels good to have a little bit of extra time (and motivation) to get these done :) I honestly cant even remember how long ago i built this hutch - its been years though.  I would have to say…

Bed turned bench - Tutorial

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Hi guys!  I have been making beds turned benches a lot lately.  I love how each one of them is so different from each other - its almost like putting a puzzle together and i love me a puzzle!  I have actually taken pics along the way…

Kitchen Updates

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Its been sooooo long since i have posted anything about my house!  My husband has been deployed again (Army) for basically the last 2.5 years with just a few months home last summer before leaving again - so ive been working on projects of…

Finished Entry Way - Gallery Wall

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My entry has gone through many transformations since we have lived in this house - but its finally just how i want it! Lets look back at the evolution of my entry, shall we? This was the very 1st pic of it that i took... I dont know what…

My new farm style table w/mismatched chairs!

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So this was my table long ago...When we bought this house almost 9 years ago, we bought mostly all new furniture and everything was black.  Slowly i started figuring out my style and doing things to my space to change it up so it would better…

{Antique Washstand} - Before & After

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Hey!!  My online shop is now up and going!  I still have a few tweaks to make and i need to go in and edit some descriptions to make things more clear - but you can now order from there.  I would love feedback - so please give!! ............................................... So…

{Celery Flowers} - before & after

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I saw this technique of painting with celery years ago and forgot all about it until the other day when i ran across it somewhere online.  Its super easy and makes the cutest little flowers :) My husband Santi found this antique table…

{Gun Cabinet turned Shelving} - before & after

If you follow me on Facebook, you will know that i found this cute little gun cabinet @ goodwill a couple weeks ago.  I actually saw it then decided against it because im trying not to buy any more projects, but then i couldnt stop thinking…

{Milk Paint Dresser} - Before & After

I just got this cute little vintage dresser a few days ago that my dad found.  Its rare that i get a piece that doesnt need a lot of work and i can just get to painting it.  But this was one of the rarities and i got right on it :) The…

{Vintage Shutter Cabinet} - Before & After

I picked up this cute little vintage shutter cabinet a few weeks ago and knew as soon as i saw it just how it should look when finished.  When i see old shutters, i always think chippy vintage green - one of my favorite colors and looks :) To…

{Before & After} - Milk Paint Roll Top

A few weeks ago, i scheduled a much needed week of no custom orders.  In some ways i love customs, but it does limit me as far as trying out new paints, techniques, products, etc.  Sometimes i just have to be free of deadlines and trying…

{Layering Paint Technique} - using spackling paste

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So - about 3 years ago i seen this most awesome piece of furniture at a local boutique here in Utah.  I took pics at the time, but ive switched phones a couple times since then and the pics are gone.  It had the most awesome painting technique…

{Before & After} - Ultra Distressed Bench

My dad found me this sweet little bench a couple weeks ago.  It was one of those that i loved right away and couldnt wait to get it painted.  I loved the lines of the bench and that the paint was already really flaky - flaky finishes are…

{Before & After} - Antique Bed

I finished up this antique wrap around bed a couple days ago and think it turned out so cute!  I would love to have this is in my little girls room, but sadly her bed is a queen and this one is a full. I think its the sweetest bed and would…

{Antique Hutch} - super distressed!

Oh guys  - if you follow me on Facebook, you will know that i am in deep, deep mourning over my beloved super distressed antique hutch!  Seriously - im really sad over this! You see, i had this piece in my house for about 7-8 months or so…

{Before & After} Antique Dresser w/Denim Treatment

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You guys miss me?  Feels like forever since ive posted...clearly i go in spurts, i will try and be better about posting cuz there is lots going on, just nothing is ever finished!  Story of my life :)  I actually havent really even been on…

{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…

{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…

{Moody Blue Antique Vanity/Dressing Table} - Before & After

Im super bummed that i cant find a before pic of this vanity!  Im normally pretty good at getting the before pics, i searched high and low and nothing to be found.  Sorry! But, im sure you can imagine the old brown stain that this was covered…

{Dresser #139} - Before & After

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When i started working on this dresser, i wasn't too inspired.  The yucky puke brown paint made this dresser super blah and boring and didn't excite me too much. I actually was so uninspired that i was couldn't decide on a paint color,…