New Sweet Pickins Milk Paint color!

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Its new color day - woohoo!! Introducing "Proper". With neutral farmhouse colors being so popular these days, i wanted to add a color to our line that will not only work with neutral decor, but it also looks good with so many other colors! I…

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…

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…

Refinished antique buffet & updated family room pics

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Its me again!!  I just cant keep up with blogging lately - tons of things to post about but just not enough hours in the day!  I hope you follow me on facebook - its much easier to post over there and i normally check in and post a couple…

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…

{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…

{Work with what the trash man gave ya}

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A while back I got this black hutch.  I didn’t really pay too much attention to the condition apparently.  So when someone decided they wanted to buy this cute little hutch, I started to get it ready for paint and it was a mess!! Seriously…

{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…

{Repurposed Headboard/Footboard}

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>I have seen tons of headboards turned benches out there and its been on my to-do list for about a year now.  I finally got around to it and I think it turned out pretty cute :) This is not a detailed tutorial – but you will get the…

{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}

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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…