This two tone furniture project combines the original wood finish and barely pink, almost white paint. The contrast is lovely. I wasn’t sure how it would turn out but as I say, “You can always repaint”. This is a full project tutorial from cleaning to prepping to cleaning hardware to painting. Enjoy. The chest of… [Read More]
I lucked up on pretty outdoor cushions on sale. That’s great because I didn’t have any cushions for our outdoor furniture. Our furniture is a hodgepodge of auction and junk store purchases. That’s how I roll. The pretty floral cushions had me at hello…..and $5 each. The purchase, of course, led to a furniture makeover…. [Read More]
The wicker table I spotted at the Nashville Flea Market is so pretty. I didn’t have a place in my home for it at all. But I wanted it. I don’t know weather I should call the table wicker or rattan. I googled rattan and wicker and found out rattan is a natural material and… [Read More]
I used spray paint on a metal desk I picked up in Arkansas. It was the perfect choice. I very, very, seldom use spray paint on furniture but it’s just what the metal desk called for. The blue and orange are one of my favorite color combinations. The colors are also perfect for the granddaughters… [Read More]
Don’t throw away those old rusty containers and junk treasures. When it’s time to pretty up your porch, deck, or other outside space you’ll be glad you hung on to them. I’m happy to report there is no more Christmas décor on my front porch. Not having Christmas in July. I put all of my… [Read More]
I’m ecstatic over my latest junkin’ finds. I found the most amazing rusty metal glider. It’s a vintage glider and it belonged to Mr. Butler, the owner of my favorite junk place. rusty metal glider He told me he’s downsizing and just bought the glider up to the shop about 20 minutes before I got… [Read More]
I could of called it the pink butterfly and tulip wreath but that’s boring. Happy dance wreath has a much nicer ring to it. Makes you wonder what the heck a happy dance wreath looks like. Budget Decorating: Happy Dance Wreath I do the happy dance when a project turns out well, or better than… [Read More]
Wait until you guys see the concrete tray I made. I told you it was going to be a doozy …and it is. I added terra cotta color to the cement and sisal rope handles for extra pizzazz. I love to spice things up.