The stenciled end table I did several months ago didn’t sell, so I decided to give it a little makeover (again). Because I wanted a beachy end table this time, I kept the turquoise base, but washed it with white and gave the top a… [read more]
Today, I wanted to show you how I made the pleated skirt for the rocking chair makeover from yesterday. You can buy a pleating foot for your sewing machine, and there are also manual pleaters available, but I don’t have either.
Well, it has only been 4 months since I first told you the sad story of the rocking chair I rescued from GW. I felt sorry for her, but I have to say, as this rocking chair makeover progressed stumbled along, I had a few… [read more]
Painted and Reupholstered Queen Anne Bench. I was so excited when I learned that I had won a quart of CeCe Caldwell’s paint from ShabbyDaze. Since I had never used the paint before, I wanted to start on something small. Because we all know how… [read more]
Remember the table from our front porch? Dad gave it to me a couple of years ago and it sat disassembled for several months (about 2 years) while I tried to decide what I wanted to do with it. It originally had a glass top which… [read more]
This mid century modern makeover almost didn’t happen. Richard spotted this small chest of drawers at a thrift store- wonky drawers, sort of a whitewashed finish, just generally sad looking. I wanted nothing to do with it.