{Before & After} - Antique Vanity

Hey everyone!!  Its been a while since i've posted - sorry!!  I hope everyone had a great Christmas, i am so glad its over!  I'm taking down all the decorations this weekend - cant wait!!  I didn't even get pics posted of everything after…

{Office Cabinet to TV Console} - before & after

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I got this heavy duty office furniture from my friend a couple years ago, re-purposed it and realized i never posted about it - i actually have tons of things i want to post about but need more hours in my day! Anyways, here is the before…

{Before & After} - Antique Dresser

I finished up this antique dresser a couple months ago and just came across it while going through some pics.  Its a really cute smaller dresser that can work in so many spaces - dressers arent just for bedrooms anymore! When my client came…

{Tale of a Table} - Before & After then After Again

Since redesigning my blog a while back and adding new pics to the header and since posting a pic of my sofa table in my "Keeping it Real Post" - I have gotten tons of emails about the paint finish.  The one in my blog header (the very last…

{Before & After} - Pair of Chairs

I recently acquired these 2 little modern chairs.  I didnt really have an idea for them right away, but i knew my friend Camilla from First Lady of The House needed a pair of chairs.  They ended up being perfect for her space, so she picked…

{Teal Dresser} - before & after

I PROMISE i am working and the answers from the "Ask Me Anything" post - there are so may questions and i am def going to have to break it down in a couple of posts! ................... Until then, i just wanted to show a cute dresser that…

{Another Painted Piano} - before & after

Phewww - i am back!!  No that its unusual for me to go a week or two without posting, but this time it wasnt my fault!  My computer bit the dust - uggghhhh!  But i got a new laptop and i am back up and going! .................... I finished…

{Paint me a Piano} - before & after

Its piano week here @ Sweet Pickins - ive done 2 pianos this week and have some more in the works.  And i learned that i LOVE to paint pianos!  I love the taking apart and putting back together process the best - its kinda like a puzzle and…

{Before & After} - 70's dresser = TV console

Ive got another awesome 70's dresser turned TV console today - i LOVE doing these!! ......................... This of course is the before pic - but i forgot to get one with the cabinet doors on - too bad, they were a beauty! So, i…

{Before & After} - dresser turned TV console

Hey everyone!!  I hope your weekend has been fabulous!  Im sad thats it almost over - but, i have some fun stuff in the shop this week and im kinda excited to get back to work in the shop tomorrow - man, i LOVE my job!!! I have a quick…

{Before & After} - refinished armoire

1st!!  - THANKS SO MUCH for all the awesome and sweet comments on my last post on "Keeping it Real"!!  Im glad i wrote it and made some of you feel better!  I know it made me feel better, and then i was motivated by your comments so it all…

{Before & After} - Repurposed Headboards

I cant remember where i found these headboards, but they've been in the shop for a bit and i was finally able to get to them last week.  And ya, i could of painted them up cute to re-use as a headboard again, but i love me some repurposed…

{Before & After} - updated dresser

And the "Worst Blogger of the Year Award" goes too....Sausha @ Sweet Pickins!!   Im so sorry for taking such a long break!!  It was my full intention to post more often, but you guys know how it is and life gets in the way!  I could seriously…

{EAT} - letters from reclaimed lumber

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Updated - these letters are now available for sale HERE!! Even before i started my plank wall that i posted about yesterday, i had a vision of what i wanted for the little diagonal wall.  It needed to be big, bold and make a statement!  And…

{Plank Wall} - Before & After

Man, it feels good to do a little house project again!!  It seems like its been so long since doing a little DIY project on the weekend, yet im always busy?!?!  But, i love the way this turned out and its all done! Ive always thought this…

{Hello & a Couch} - before & after

Well, Hello!!!  Sorry, ive been slacking on the blog posting again, its just so hard to find an extra hour in the day lately!  Im rearranging my schedule next week and trying out a new "routine" hoping that i can get in some more computer…

{Old Door turned Jewelry Holder}

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Ive been meaning to do a project for years that i saw  in a magazine to hold jewelry - but i STILL havent gotten around to it!!  But, i did think of another idea the other day that would be quick & easy, so i actually got to this one! I…

{Before & After} - Fun Yellow Dresser!

I was going through some old pics today and came across this dresser that i painted a while back.  I cant believe that i havent posted it yet, it was such a fun dresser!  I was originally going to paint it a bright white, but my cute friend…

{Before & After} - Antique Desk & where i've been!!

I cant believe its been 3 weeks since i last posted!!  Where has time gone?!  I was trying to be better about posting/blogging this year, but sometimes life just gets in the way! I have been super busy in the shop.  I just finished up a…

{Before & After} - refinished antique vanity

This was one of those pieces that makes you super excited to get done because you know it will be awesome!!  But, it had some issues that werent too fun to fix - but it turned out great :) Before... As you can see on the one side, the wooden…

{Before & After} - sewing/craft cabinet

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I got this unique cabinet a while back and finished it a couple months ago for a client that loves to sew and needed a new cabinet.  She decided on a fun green color and i love the way it turned out!!  I really like the chunky white hardware…

{Before & After} - pair of chairs

I finished up these matching set of chairs a while back.  While i was looking for some other pics, i found these and remembered how cute they were! They started off with a darker stained finish and some lovely dragonfly fabric - which im sure…

{Before & After} - small dresser

I got this cute little dresser about a year and a half ago from goodwill and just kept pushing it to the side because of its broken leg.  My plan was to buy 2 matching legs, but reattaching them would be tricky.  So the other day, i had to…

{Before & After}–Refinished Piano

This was one of the most intimidating projects I have taken on.  I never had a piano, never really “inspected” one and didn’t really have a clue as to what was goin on inside of one.  Until now – now I'm good to go on some…