• DIY Furniture

    Refinished Antique Bar Cart

    I absolutely love when people reach out to me and ask me to help refinish one of their old pieces. More often than not, this means I get to work with different types of pieces than I normally buy, I get to pick colors or finishes that I don’t typically use, and best of all, I get to share my love of projects with the people I’m helping. What We Started With My friend came to me this past weekend and asked if I could help her refinish her antique bar cart from the 1950s that she recently purchased off Marketplace, and of course, my answer was “Heck yes!” Other…

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    DIY Kitchen Island

    So, let’s talk kitchen island! Kitchen islands are the focal point in a kitchen. I feel like every time I see a picture of a kitchen on Pinterest or Instagram my eyes are instantly drawn to the kitchen island. Typically they have detailed wood work on the base, or eye catching counter tops, or beautiful pendant lights hanging above. The kitchen island is also typically a gathering place in a home, whether it’s talking to mom as she finishes up dinner, harboring appetizers and good conversations at a friendly get together, or even collecting all the goodies from the latest grocery trip. Islands are the multi-functional must have in a…

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    Refinished Painted Nightstand

    Raise your hand if you’re guilty of having an exact idea of what you want for a furniture piece, just to find it and decide never mind. I don’t want to spend that much. Or, raise your hand if you’re guilty of spending hours upon hours searching every website known to man only to find nothing that you like. This is me about 95% of the time, which is why I love DIYing my own refinished furniture. It’s really easy once you get past the I can’ts and I don’t knows, and that’s where I come in to help! 1. Pick your Piece of Furniture So, first things first. You…

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    DIY Refinished Patio Table

    Happy Monday friends! I hope everyone had a restful and peaceful weekend. We are finishing up a mini vacation to Blueridge, GA. It’s been exactly what I needed to recuperate after the busy past few weeks getting this blog up and running. And if you read my October Fall DIY Sign post, yes, I did get to experience my first real fall! It’s been amazing. Today I’m bringing you our DIY Patio Table! You know those projects that you have planned out in your head, and then when you complete them, they turned out even better than you imagined? Well, that’s what happened with this patio table! After we finished…