Petticoat Junktion

Painted Furniture, Diy Home Decor, Flea Market Shopping

What’s In Your Drawers?

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014


Thought that would get your attention.

I paint a lot of furniture and adding an extra touch or two takes the project to another level.

Sometimes it’s something as simple as lining the drawers.

I’ve lined furniture drawers with scrap book paper, wallpaper, brown kraft paper, textured wallpaper, book pages, etc.

The possibilities are endless.

I always get the scrap book paper on sale and the other things I pick up at thrift stores when I see interesting prospects for drawer liners.

Below are some of the projects with cute little drawers.

Just click on the pic or the pink link to view the entire furniture makeover.

pink drawer liner petticoat junktino

Cotton Candy Princess


Mid-Century Modern Cabinet-Junkin Trip

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Did everyone have a good weekend?

Did you dye eggs and have an egg hunt on Sunday?

When I was growing up all my relatives gathered at my grandparents house after church for a potluck dinner and an Easter egg hunt.

I miss those years.

My grandparents are both gone and the relatives are scattered here and there.

I had 18 cousins…..over the years we all married…..had  kids…..and the gathering of relatives grew larger.

The older folks hid the eggs….. I mean they really hid them.

Some were buried in the ground…some were up in the trees.

We had prize eggs too.

The hat was passed after lunch and plastic eggs were filled with change and sometimes a few dollar bills!

I miss the egg hunts but most of all I miss visiting with  family.

We did dye eggs with the granddaughters’ on Friday and had dinner and a hunt yesterday.

It was fun….but I wish the girls could have the same experience I had when I was growing up.

Ok, I’m going to have to pull out some tissues so we better move on.

I went junkin’ at the Southern Kentucky Flea Market in Guthrie on Saturday morning.

I came home with one piece of furniture.

And I took lots of photos…

mid-century modern cabinet junkin trip with petticoat junktion

I wanted the mid-century modern cabinet but at $89 it was a little pricy.

It’s hard to tell from this photo but the left interior inside is covered with tufted fabric and the fabric is curved in a semi-circle behind the glass.

I think the piece was probably a liquor cabinet.

It has glass shelves on the left side and behind the wood cabinet door there are wood shelves.

I really like this piece!

I may end up with it yet.

What do you guys think?


Extreme Painted Furniture Makeover, Two-Tone Finish

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Yes, it’s finished!


extreme painted furniture makeover petticoat junktion

extreme painted furniture makeover

I bet you guys thought I was pulling your leg about working on this project.

I really wasn’t…it’s taken me this long to get it together.


Coffee Bar Project – Paint Workshop

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Happy Hump Day!

No, I haven’t got that paint project ready yet.

Ran into another snag and out of time yesterday.

I promise it will be finished up and photographed today.

If not….sigh…I’m sticking it in a corner and starting work on something else!

I do have three paint projects to share with you today.

They are from the furniture painting workshop we conducted over the weekend.

first project…


mustard yellow caromal colours paint

Christine and her wine rack turned coffee bar.

Well, it’s not a coffee bar yet but it will be soon.

Christine plans to use this wine rack for her fancy coffee maker, coffee cups, party trays, and knick knacks.

She painted this piece with Caromal Colours paint in Mustard and then distressed it heavily!


White Stenciled Table-Love It And Leave It

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014


This cycle seems to be repeating itself at our house the past week or two.

We usually don’t open our windows because of my seasonal allergies.

I love to open the windows and let the breeze blow through the house in the Spring.

But the pollen also blows through.

How’s the weather where you are?

some Spring inspiration for you….

stenciled table and black painted chair junk treasures petticoat junkion

white stenciled table


White Picket Fence & Junk Trip

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Hey, I made another trip to My Favorite Junk Shop!


chippy white picket fence petticoat junktion

white picket fence

This is what I brought home.

Not the truckload of furniture I hauled home the last trip.