Archive of ‘Advice and Tips’ category

Holiday Gift Guide for the Vintage Lover


Like it or not, the holidays are right around the corner.  (Less than 30 days now!) Have you started shopping yet? I’ve teamed up with more than 20 of my blogging friends to bring you the ultimate list of gift guides for almost any person in your life.  Know someone who’s always hard to shop for? […] Read more…

Faux to Fab Metallic Furniture Makeover with Modern Masters Paint


As promised, I’m revealing a fabulous metallic furniture makeover with you today.  This is a faux-wood 80’s-type French Provincial style set that was begging for a glam makeover with Modern Masters Metallic Paint. First I applied two coats of Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Primer as recommended.  (The handles – except for the small round ones […] Read more…

Everything Chalk Paint


Hey guys, I don’t have a new project to share with you today (I’m working on several to show you next week though – metallic furniture, a fall wreath, and…??) but I do want to let you know about a new page on my site.  I’ve done a few reviews and tutorials about Annie Sloan […] Read more…

The Best Advice for Getting Little Ones Ready to Start School


This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own.  #pmedia #showusyourmess Both of my boys are starting school next month.  There’s been some nervousness, a little freaking out, maybe a few tears – and that’s just me!  The boys […] Read more…

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