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…

Updated office pics!

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I have another room thats done enough to show you guys :)  Long ago this used to be my craftroom and i had my office upstairs.   This room has changed so many times! (you can search on the sidebar for craftroom and see all the posts ive done…

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…

New Rub on Transfers - Tutorial!

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You guys!  We have an exciting new product to show you!  You know those pretty furniture pieces you see and they have wording or pics on them?  A lot of times they are done with a transfer where you have to print a pic in reverse after finding…

Acid Mirror Tutorial

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Hey!  Im back today with a quick tutorial on acid mirrors.  This is a fun way to do a little something more with your furniture pieces and make it unlike anyone elses.  And to make the mirrors in Sweet Pickins style - i had to add the floral…

Floral Wood Tutorial - Using Napkins!

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Hey - im back with a quick blog post about how im getting all those cute floral prints on my furniture and on wood!  Ive been posting ton of pics on FB lately about these fun florals and lots were asking for a tutorial - so here goes! I saw…

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…

{How to Glaze Furniture} - Take 2

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One of my most popular posts of all time on this little blog is the one i did on glazing furniture so long ago!  That post can be found here. While i still use that technique sometimes with the stain or paint mixed with a glazing medium, it…

Tips for removing peeling veneer

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Im sure lots of you already know this, and it may seem pretty self explanatory.  But, when i started working on this vanity and removing the veneer i thought maybe i might have a couple tricks that some of you may not know. ....................... Lets…

{Happy Accident} - Before & After

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I cant believe I didn’t get a before pic of this table, it was falling apart and almost had to be trashed.  But it was old and chippy, just how I like’m.  I was painting another table white, so I thought I would paint this one at the…

{Dresser turned TV Console} before & after

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Ive had this ordinary dresser in my furniture stash for a few months and finally finished it up a couple days ago – I was so glad to finally get it done and Im lovin’ the way it turned out. My client needed  a TV console, so the top 2…

{Desk}–before & after

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>1st things 1st – WELCOME to all my new followers!!  The response from being on the NATE SHOW has been awesome!!  The whole thing still hasn’t sank in yet – I am getting calls from all around the U.S. inquiring about my furniture,…

{Another old door turned coffee table}

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>I had another old door laying around that wasn’t being used for anything, so since my last door turned coffee table got some sweet comments/emails, I decided to make one to sell. This door was smaller, not quite as wide as mine, but it still…

{Dresser re-do}–before & after

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Just a quick before and after shot of a dresser that I recently finished up and sold.  I love that she chose a bright white, it really freshened up the piece and I love the way it turned out.  I also really like that the original handles…

{Gun case turned craft hutch}–before & after

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I got this gun case a while back, and gun cases just aren't my thing…. so I knew right away that it could be modified and repurposed as a cute little craft hutch.  But, it could also be cute in the kitchen, bedroom, anywheres… Before…

{Before & After} – custom hutch re-finish

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>I recently finished up quite a transformation on a big hutch. The hutch before had very modern lines and light maple wood – and that wasnt going to work with how my client wanted it transformed. She sent me some pics of heavily distressed…

{Before & After} – retro cedar chest

>When i first got this Lane cedar chest, i almost didn't want it because its not exactly my style – but i am so glad that i took and it and got it done.  Now – i would definitely put this piece in my house – it would be so cute…

{Before & After} – waterfall dresser

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>This cute little dresser had been hangin out in my garage for about a year – i finally finished it up and think it turned out pretty cute :) It was missing the top drawer so i put down a piece of thin piece of fiberboard to give it a finished…

{Before & After} – small dresser

>Just a quick before & after because i am cleaning out my photos and thought maybe someone out there might have the same little dresser and now you can see how cute it is with a little paint :) Before…typical small dresser – i see this…