She is not an old piece of furniture, but she was in great shape. Most second-hand pieces have major flaws due to age and use and most have been stored in musty basements or garages. I love a good garage sale find like this vanity and she made a great candidate for a ... Read More about How to use Milk Paint to Achieve a Beautiful Vanity Makeover
Have you ever been faced with a challenge? The challenge is exciting at first, your mind wonders with ideas and possibilities. You have all these big changes and goals set and a timeline in mind to meet those goals. You are thrown one hurdle after another with this challenge and ... Read More about Planning Layouts, Envisioning Designs and Starting a Renovation
Have you ever come across cabinet doors and drawers and have always wondered what you could make out of an old drawer front? I decided to repurpose old drawer fronts into risers. We are in the process of a major remodel in our basement and we are tearing out the pressed wood ... Read More about How to Repurpose Old Drawer Fronts into a Beautiful Riser
I get a lot of questions from readers and my online furniture paint students about how to seal furniture, what is the best way to seal furniture, and what is the best products to use. I am going to share with you all the information I have on sealers, my favorite products, and what I consider ... Read More about How to Seal Furniture with the Best Products
Have you ever walked into a home and instantly felt at peace and welcomed? This welcoming feeling can be achieved by what is placed at the entrance of your home. I decided I wanted to create this warm feeling for those that entered into my home and having a laundry room at the back ... Read More about How to Build a Repurposed Bed Frame Wall Shelf the Stylish Way
Are you looking to update some of your current furniture pieces? Are you having a hard time picking the color? Are you afraid to pick up that paintbrush and paint that piece? Are you afraid you will mess it up? Let me share how black paint can make a simple update to ... Read More about Black Paint can Make a Simple Update to Furniture
Our first house project was transforming the laundry room into a budget-friendly mudroom. We had a list of the projects that we wanted to accomplish. It seems that we put the ones that make a big impact at the top of the list, like kitchen makeovers, bathroom makeovers and removing walls ... Read More about Transforming the Laundry Room into a Budget-Friendly Mudroom!