How to Reupholster a Dining Chair + Straying from your “usual” type of project

My favorite pieces to paint are vintage and antique furniture.  The details, scrolls, and craftsmanship are almost unmatched in modern day pieces.  There’s just something so satisfying about taking a neglected dresser, table, or chair that was loved decades ago and transforming it into a beautiful, usable piece again. Can I get an amen? But […] Read more…

Repurposed Art to DIY Memo Boards

What do you do with framed art that no longer brings you joy? Instead of throwing it out, look past what’s inside the frame (especially if it’s a cheap reproduction print) and look at the frame itself.  If it’s decorative and there are unique or ornate carvings, why not ditch the print and repurpose the frame […] Read more…

Easy Update: Painted Mirrors

If you’re looking for an easy, budget-friendly way to create a statement piece for your walls, painting a large mirror frame is the way to go.  You may have one already that has a unique design but the original finish isn’t working for you anymore – or you can find them pretty easily while thrifting.  I got both […] Read more…

Better Homes and Gardens Feature

YOU GUYS.  It’s doesn’t even feel right to be typing this right now. Is this really real?  I couldn’t even believe it until I got physical proof in the mail yesterday. My nailhead dresser and my face (so surreal) made it into the October issue of Better Homes and Gardens Magazine!   BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS, you […] Read more…

Fall Mantel 2016

This week, a fantastic group of home bloggers is ready to inspire you with fall decorating ideas and a different theme every day.  Today’s theme is Mantels and I’m sharing my neutral decorated fall mantel this year, which is a change from previous years. I’m not one to jump ahead of each season or holiday, and […] Read more…

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