Re-painting an Antique General Store Counter

I have this Antique General Store Counter, that I once had in my Dining Room, and had painted it Navy. It was pretty, but not really me, do you feel me. I see lots of things all the time that I think are pretty, cute, lovely and so on, but not for me. This color…

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A New Faux Fireplace Facade

Just popping in quick with a room update. When we sent out on our journey to remodel our Family Room, two Summers ago now, my plan was to remove the radiator and replace it with baseboard heat, and a gas Fireplace. Of course my plans don’t always work out, and this case, I didn’t get…

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A New-Old Bed and a few Tweaks for my Bedroom

The truth is, I love white Walls and Neutral decor for a couple reasons; my eye wants to see it, and with very little effort it can all look very different, in an instant, and I love change. It was in the plan to buy a new bed this year, and I knew which one…

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Painting the Kitchen Floor

Yes, I said it, I am painting the hardwood floor in my kitchen. Why would someone paint there hardwood floors, is probably the thought going through your mind right now???? But think about it, they doit all over Europe, its very common, and I don’t know about you, but I drool all over, all of…

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A Little Bedroom Refresh-Phase Two

I’m back, with Phase Two, of this little refresh in my bedroom. Last fall I painted my bedroom white, and came up with a plan to update the room in three phases. I definitely enjoy taking on a few smaller projects at a time as opposed to everything all at once. Not only is it…

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Painting an Island Top-Faux Marble

Popping in today to share a really special makeover. I have had this Kitchen Island for just about as long as we have been in this house, so twentyish years. It weighs a ton, and is rock solid, it was white for 19 of those years. It was covered with a funky kind of paint/plastic…

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A Little Bedroom Refresh-Phase One

Okay, if you have been around my Instagram at all lately, then you already know that I was working in my bedroom for a couple of months, giving it a bit of a Facelift, actually just adding in all the pretty things. Last fall I painted my bedroom white, though I still have that gray…

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Painted Furniture Issues and how I fixed it.

I have this round oak table, that we picked up about three summers ago for $50. it had seen some better days, I think maybe it spent the last 10 years or so of its life stored in a basement or garage, it was rough. I painted the table white awhile back with chalk paint,…

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My Very First Antique-and how it happened!

This is a story about a girl who had only ever shopped retail, turned Antique Furniture collector. There was a day about thirty years ago, that everything I owned came from the Department Store, its all I knew. If you needed furniture, you went to the furniture store, right? Well little did I know, about…

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