Replace Furniture Knobs On Any Furniture I’m going to show you how to replace furniture knobs where the center-to-center measurement of the old hardware is different from the new hardware. To put that in regular language….you can’t screw the new knobs to the furniture because the screw holes are not the right distance apart. You… [Read More]
How to Paint Cheap Furniture You can paint inexpensive furniture and make it look aged or distressed or what ever you want. You know the furniture I’m talking about. That piece of furniture that may be wood or may not be wood or may be wood covered with something that’s not wood. We all know… [Read More]
I’m wondering what you guys will think about this project. I used a whole bunch of stuff from my junk stash and made something fun and funky. You will have to let me know what you think about it.
Finding two lots of French Provincial pulls in as many days made my week…..last week. Remember I found some at the Nashville Flea Market over the weekend. French Provincial Pulls I found these pulls last week before my trip to the flea market. They were $1 apiece too. That is a deal my friends. If… [Read More]
Metallic Paint Options For Furniture and Home Decor Questions I get about metallic paint – – Where can I find metallic paint? Why can’t I find the Martha Stewart Precious Metals Metallic paints you used on your furniture? What kind of brushes should I use? Should I seal my project? Pink Paint with a Metallic… [Read More]
I love metallic spray paints. My favorites right now are silver and gold. I have a fondness for oil rubbed bronze too but it’s not as glitzy. Metallic Spray Paints Today is Themed Furniture Makeover Day and this month’s theme is “Glitz and Glamour”. Right up my alley. I also love glitzy vintage rhinestone jewelry…..but… [Read More]
Wood Birdhouse With Charm I like to add charm to a wood birdhouse with bits of rusty junk and vintage hardware. No plain old plain old here. I also did a special paint technique on this wood birdhouse and it is sure pretty. Makes me do the happy dance. Wood Birdhouse How are you guys?… [Read More]
Rusty Metal Stool The stool is metal and rusty plus it’s green, what’s no to love. The photo above shows the sum total of my Nashville Flea Market purchases from this month’s market. I bought a nicely detailed wood piece from an old dresser and a few hardware pieces. I got two French Provincial drawer… [Read More]
Mermaid Assemblage Art Recycling and upcycling fun finds into assemblage art, junk art, salvage art, etc. is one of my favorite things. It’s interesting to see what you can put together using costume jewelry, rusty hardware, and architectural salvage wood. Mermaid Junk Art Assemblage I was in the workshop last week gathering bits and pieces… [Read More]
Hardware Christmas Tree I made a special hardware Christmas tree for our Home for Christmas Blog Hop. I’m joining fellow Hometalk DIY bloggers to bring you a bunch of new Christmas projects, home tours, crafts, and more. RustY Hardware Tree My project is a “tree” from reclaimed hardware. The photo above shows a small part… [Read More]
Upcycled Vintage Tin RosaAnne Angel I made a few more RosaAnne angels last week. People have been asking for them lately. They make great Christmas gifts.
Vintage Hardware Assemblage Art I made another RosaAnne Angel from my collection of vintage hardware and junk finds. I enjoy putting the angels together but sometimes it’s hard to find a “body” for them or the right “head”. You would think with the crates and crates of junk I have that it would be easy…. [Read More]