A few months ago my aunt let me pick through a bunch of junk she had been collecting that she thought I might like to get my hands on to redo. It was one of those glorious times when someone has been putting piles of cool stuff together and wants to get rid of it […]
Last week, I got a call from the shop that I have a booth at saying that my console table had been sold. Although I was ecstatic that it sold so quickly, I also got this instant pit in my stomach of “oh no, now all my other stuff that was setting on it for […]
In my last post, I talked a little about how to find good thrift store items. I mentioned that pieces with real, sturdy materials are best for redoing. Another thing that I look for when shopping at a thrift store is items with an interesting shape. It’s hard not to see a bunch of junk when […]
Occasionally, I peruse listings for estate sales in the area to see if there are any vintage goodies for me to pick out. Unfortunately, most of the time I get there by Saturday and a lot of the good stuff is gone, but to my surprise, a few weeks ago I found an estate sale […]
It’s been a few weeks since moving and most of our projects around the house have been centered around putting up shelves, unpacking boxes, and reorganizing everything. This is the first real project I’ve done since moving into our new apartment, and I love how it turned out.
I think posting a “chalk paint” vintage furniture makeover is a right of passage into home decor/DIY blogging world. I know it’s been done before – and over and over and over again, but I thought I’d share my experience with it. I tend to go head first into projects without following any sort of guide, so I […]