Category: Projects

Brighten Up Painting Furniture White

painting furniture white buffet

I did not think I’d be painting furniture white again so soon! But here we are. I bought this buffet/dresser piece because it’s a twin to the first piece I ever painted for my home. I painted mine turquoise, and I had planned to paint this one black. But a client came along and purchased … Read more

Delightfully Damask French Bedside Table

french country night stand front

If you saw last week’s French Country dresser project, then you’ll recognize this night stand as part of that set.  This makeover takes this piece from outdated night stand to French bedside table.  Ooooo la la! Here are the products I used for this transformation. Resource List: (Note: These are affiliate links for which I … Read more

How to Shabby Chic Dark Wood Furniture

shabby chic chair side angle

The problem with dark wood furniture is it sometimes obscures the details of the piece, and also may not fit into modern decorating styles.  When you paint dark wood in a shabby chic style, it brings forward the beauty of the details and also lightens the piece overall so it coordinates with your decor. You … Read more

Farmhouse Bathroom Remodel

bathroom remodel after

It is finally here!  The day I get to share my (mostly) finished farmhouse bathroom remodel with you.  This is the first home project that we haven’t DIY’ed, but were able to hire a contractor.  What a treat!  If you can swing it and find the right person to do the work, it’s amazing!! While … Read more

Turning a Free Hutch into a Rolling Coffee Station

coffee station after

Being a furniture re-doer, lots of people give me their cast-offs.  This is both a blessing and a curse.  Some pieces have great bones, and really just need a cosmetic overhaul.  Those are the ones I love to get!  Other pieces are made of questionable materials, or have so much damage or such a bad … Read more