I started the new year with some new stencils and couldn’t wait to try them. I had this coffee table and side table that was perfect for the African Plumes Furniture Stencil by Royal Design Studio.
After a light sanding and some bright white paint it was time for the fun to begin. […]
Buddy went beachy with his latest light project. While camping at a lake in Idaho this summer, we found this awesome piece of driftwood. He hung it from rope tied with anchor knots and used cool porcelain sockets for the Edison bulbs.
Now doesn’t this make you think of a cozy beach […]
My latest projects were perking up some boring furniture with paint.
I started with this old rickety country table that had been used and abused.
It needed some reinforcement to make it sturdy again then a good cleaning, a coat of paint and a paisley stencil to top it off. Now it […]
This old vanity was found on the curb by one of my favorite bloggers, Good One, Den and she passed it on to me to give it a new life. Keeping it a vanity was not an option because the mirror was missing and making it into a desk seemed so expected, so I […]
The theme for this weeks projects was simple to special with stencils.
I started with this simple table that I believe was someone’s woodshop class project. I hope this student got an A because it is a job well done, maybe a little boring though.
I brightened it up with a coat of white […]
This weeks upcycling projects were a variety of styles.
First were these two mid century dressers. This is not my favorite style but I do appreciate their great quality.
These are made by Bassett and in very good condition but I thought they would look better with some color. I didn’t go too […]
Trunks, chests, benches, footlockers, storage boxes…so many names…so many uses. They provide a way to stay organized, but if your not, they help you keep your junk hidden. They make great bench seating, coffee tables, storage chests, toy boxes, etc. I love these, not only for the great concealed storage they provide, but because […]