Time for a Change Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Ever since we added the armoire in the living room last fall, I have noticed the antique, round, dark gray table, didn’t show up as well. So I started to think about painting it white. But could everything be white. That seems to be what my eye wants to see. Anyway it was a project I…

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Feeling BLUE

The table before. This table has been a custom mix of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint for a couple of years. And then one day I was feeling blueeeee, and so I painted it. I had this little sample container of several of the Annie Sloan Blues for over a year, and this color Aubusson Blue…

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OLD BOOKS

It is a dark, dreary, day, here in PA, a little snow flurry and really I feel like I could just sleep the day away. But you know then I would feel like I wasted a perfectly good day to get some things done, so I am pressing on with some good uses for old…

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GILDING WAX

I am smack dab in the middle of a tiny little facelift for my second floor bathroom, the reveal is coming soon. While on this journey I decided to use some gilding wax to update my antique claw foot tub feet, and an antique mirror that was my grandmothers. I have had this mirror for…

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A Fireplace for the Bedroom

I am adding a television back into my bedroom. I haven’t had one in here for about two years or more now. I haven’t missed it up until now. Of course I need something to put it on so I started to think about what I already had. I decided to move an antique Faux Fireplace that is in my second floor…

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Traditional and Trendy

First a little project. Unless you are living under a rock, you probably have seen an abundance of stag heads and antlers every where you turn. They are in every store and on every thing imaginable. I certainly never thought I would buy into this trend, as I didn’t have these in my home when they…

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Painting the Kitchen Cabinets-ASCP Reveal

This old house could use a thirty thousand dollar kitchen make over, but since that isn’t happening, I guess I will have to paint. Don’t you just feel sometimes, like paint can fix anything. If you are a lover of an old house like I am, you will understand, that every old house is a work…

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The Styling of my Study-Collected Over Time

 This was a long time coming, back in April of this year I shared a list of things that I had been collecting and putting aside to add to my study once it was finished. The list included an oversized antique chalkboard I had owned for 20 plus years, a sentimental church pew, a French…

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Dining Room Table Makeover-a journey…..before and after!

I am in desperate need a new dining room table, however, purchasing a new one is not in the budget right now. So of course, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to the rescue. I have to admit, this large piece of furniture was a little intimidating. I decided it was worth it, because I was ready to put my…

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