{before & after} – WAS the ugliest desk ever!

>So i seriously almost threw this desk away because it was so ugly, and someone had dumped a costco size bottle of liquid soap on it!  It was everywhere! But, luckily the desk was sold before i painted it and I'm so glad – because it…

{before & after} – and announcing a giveaway!!!

>I bought this hutch/dresser thing just last week and worked on it between projects – i couldnt wait to get it painted.  Its got some good bones :) Before… After… I painted in Honeymilk by Valspar in a high gloss finish,…

{Before & After} – Chippy Side Table

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>This little wood table was super cute with good bones, but needed a fun color – in my opinion ANYWAYS:) I painted it a blue color (sorry, it was an oops paint so i havent a clue what color it is!?) – then to tone down the blue a bit i…

{Distressing with Vaseline and Cabinet Scrapers}

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> My very favorite distressing technique with furniture, is the look of chippy paint.  And although i love that look, i didnt exactly know how to go about it.  I have read tons of things online and tried lots of little tricks but…

{Before & After}

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>Everyone likes befores and afters right?  Cuz – im gonna have a lot of them :) This was a solid pine dresser in awesome shape that needed no repair work – just some paint and stain – gotta love it when that happens (because that…

{Distressing with an electric sander}

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>I LOVE distressed furniture – to me, the more distressed the better.  Especially white/cream distressed pieces with a dark stain underneath that will show through.  That gets my heart pumpin.  Just so happens that i had a…

{Cutest little side table – a refinish}

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>1st – can i just say that i thought that i was going to have way more time for blogging – uhhhh…no i dont!!!  I am so busy with furniture its crazy!!!  I'm definitely not complaining – i love that people are buying my stuff…

{Updating a classic}

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>So i know tons of people that have these Lane cedar chests and they all look the same – old brown wood.  Very, very dated – but they are nice, heavy duty and classics so we cant just trash these things! So a little paint and some…

{Craft Hutch}

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>I got this computer armoire a while back and loved its cute curved top and raised panel doors right away.  BUT – it was a computer armoire, do people really use those anymore?  I don't know?  But, i had an idea for it right…

{Refinished antique desk}

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>A couple of weeks ago, my husbands friend PJ brought me over this super cute desk – he found it with a “free” sign on the side of the road.  Sweet!!!  I bet the people that set it out on the curb would want it back after its…

{Refinished dresser}

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>This is just a little before and after pic to once again show “"THE POWER OF PAINT” – imagine me saying that with my superman cape on and in my deepest voice – ok…dont imagine that…i will just imagine it myself and say it over…

{how i glaze furniture}

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> I get so many questions about how i paint furniture and the tools that i use – so i am going to break it down into a couple of posts.  This post will be about how i glaze furniture – i guess you probably can gather that by the…

{vanity re-finish}

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>I refinished this vanity just before Christmas for a super sweet client, Ilene.  She was so sweet and was so excited to get this vanity done for her daughters Christmas present.  It turned out great :) **because i know that i will…

>{entryway dresser – take 3}

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>You may remember my post here and here about my previous entry way dressers – well, this is my 3rd attempt – may be the last one….at least for now anyways :) Before… I got this one for free (free, is the best for me!) – and its…

{entryway dresser – take 3}

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You may remember my post here and here about my previous entry way dressers – well, this is my 3rd attempt – may be the last one….at least for now anyways :) Before… I got this one for free (free, is the best for me!) – and its…

{“oldish” dresser turned TV console}

>1st – where has time gone?  I cant believe its almost mid-november already!  I have been so busy with furniture orders/re-do’s that i have totally neglected this little blog of mine.  I have taken tons of pics but just havent…

{Dresser turned entry table turned bench – are you following?!}

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>You may remember my dresser turned entry table that i posted about here, and then i got a new entry table that i posted about here.  Well, i have taken the old entry table and turned it into a bench. When i was building the old entry…

{Entry way dresser – switcharoo}

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>Long time no see…sorry about that :)  I have a ton of projects in the works, some fun – some not so fun.  Mostly just a lot of cleaning and “dejunking” my house getting ready for some new house projects – ya!!!! I did want…

{lazy girl’s guide to quick make-over AKA fab new little dresser}

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>  Ok, i have to admit that this is a completely lazy - probably not the right way - super quick little dresser re-do.  But i would also have to admit that this is how i do most of my little re-do’s :)  And so far it’s worked…

{slip-cover love}

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>I have had a serious love for white slip-covers for some time now…why i didn't buy couches that were already slip covered 3 years ago when i bought these?  don't know… But about a year 1/2 after we bought the couches the back cushions…

Dresser turned…….?????

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>  Not exactly sure what to call my “little-dresser-turned-entry-way-table-thing”  I bought it a while ago @ goodwill for about $35.  It was pretty cute as it was (almost as is – just a coat of paint) but i thought for…

{I promised and i delivered!!!}

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  One project down, 999,324 to go…. This was a super easy fix to a boring plain jewelry box.  I picked up this little chunk of a box for $10 @ goodwill – good bones but the color just wasn't working for me.  All i did was…

>{I promised and i delivered!!!}

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>  One project down, 999,324 to go…. This was a super easy fix to a boring plain jewelry box.  I picked up this little chunk of a box for $10 @ goodwill – good bones but the color just wasn't working for me.  All i did was…

Antique nightstand and $5 mirror makeover

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  I have this little space behind the couches in the family room and didn't know what to do with it.  One day i was in my grandmas garage and found this old nightstand – it had junk on it piled to the ceiling (you think i am…