Mother – Daughter Jewelry Box Makeover

Mother – Daughter Jewelry Box Makeover

My daughter has a boyfriend who’s mother is so sweet to her.  A couple of weeks ago I asked her if she was going to do anything nice for her for Mother’s Day.  She said she wanted to, but didn’t have any clue what to do. I suggested we take one of the old, vintage...
Five Furniture Painting Tips for Newbies

Five Furniture Painting Tips for Newbies

I often get asked for tips and tricks in regards to painting furniture.  People who have never painted a piece before are usually SCARED to do it.  So, by compiling this short list of general tips, I’m hoping to help them alleviate some fear, and get them to just jump...
Top 5 ‘Out of the Box’ Furniture Sources

Top 5 ‘Out of the Box’ Furniture Sources

As we come into Spring, people ask me, “Where do you get pieces to refinish??”  For me, I look in a bunch of places! Sources that were once very good, are now not so awesome. Our local thrift stores and Habitat for Humanity reStore are options, but they’re onto us and...