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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A Little Refresh in the Dining Room

Though I have loved and enjoyed my grey walls in the dining room, which are Cathedral Stone from Lowes, my eye just seems to want to see white right now. I am defiantly leaning toward lighter, brighter, cooler, icy colors, in the last couple of years.┬áSince I was going to be purchasing the paint for…

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My Fall Porch 2016-Let’s Paint it Again

Welcome onto the porch, one of my favorite places, for what I like to call a “Sit Spell” Here in Pennsylvania it takes a little longer than normal to be able to add Pumpkins to your front porch, because its still so warm, really into early October. But once the nights start getting cool, its…

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When is it ok to Paint an Antique?

When is it ok to paint an antique? Wow, that is a good question, one I have thought about often. I always wonder will I devalue the piece, will I regret it, what if I change my mind? All of these things are struggles when you are considering painting a piece you picked up at…

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