Tuesday, May 24, 2011

update to my mini dresser

So, I saw this idea at Lucketts over the weekend, and I loved it, so I had to do it to my mini dresser!! Check it out!

Thursday, May 19, 2011

trying my hand at the staple gun

I've never done much with fabric, because mainly, I can't sew. But stapling? bring it on. I decided to FINALLY redo my kitchen chairs, since the kids have completely mutilated the fabric that was before with stains. Sad to see the Lime green go, but there's plenty lime in the other room still... Here's the old and the new...



Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Monday, May 16, 2011

Curbside Treasure

Well, since I still have 6 or so weeks till baby, I need to busy myself. Here is the latest trash I literally picked off of someone's curb. Working on it now.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Bread box transformed into shoe box!

I found this bread box at a yard sale a couple weeks ago for $5 and I had to get it. Not for bread, though... :) I painted and lined the inside and am using it to store my son's shoes in our mini mud room. Check it out!

Saturday, May 7, 2011


I decided to put this in my closet for shoes and extra storage. Check it out!


And done!

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Latest project....

Ok, this one is tricky... so this cabinet is a period piece from the 50's-60's art-deco.. and as you can see it's damaged at the top, but the woodworking is really nice in the middle. Stay tuned for what I come up with. Suggestions? Here it is:

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Yard sale find! Mini dresser

Check out this mini dresser I bought over the weekend for $15. It needed a little work...


And here's the process of making it my own:

And here it is done after new knobs (courtesy Target) and some light distressing....