Laundry is one of my favorite subjects. . . When it's done like this. We're lucky enough to have fresh air and sunshine and a clothesline. Later in the season the air will be as hot as an automatic dryer. But on a mild day like this I can strip a bed at 8:30 and have it washed, hung, damp dry, and all ironed by 10:30 with plenty of time in-between to read a few blogs! The trick is to catch the linens damp for ironing so that the pressing is a breeze. It's a bit like cooking. You just have to…
A Vintage Chest in General Finishes Chalk Style Paint -
A post on repurposing a vintage chest using the new product, General Finishes Chalk Style Paint. I used Black Pepper and Empire Gray on this piece to create a deep gray finish.
Coastal Blue Classic Dresser - The Driftwood Home
A few weeks ago, I had posted a photo on Instagram showing the skeleton of a dresser being cleaned up for it’s makeover. Now it’s time to reveal the dresser in all his glory. Yes, I say he because this dresser has a masculine touch to it. So many of the pieces I do have a...Continue Reading
Some Trendy Rustic Home Decor Ideas | Home Decor Central
Rustic Home Decor Ideas To Get You Started When it comes to home decorating, it can seem that everything takes a lot of time, a lot of money, and a lot of thought to create the perfect home. This is part of the reason that the rustic aesthetic has been gaining in popularity for many people in the world. However, the decorating trend is so broad that many people have no idea where to look for rustic home decor ideas. Thankfully, there are a few staples within the rustic world, and most of…
Wrought Iron Headboards Queen - Ideas on Foter
Find Wrought Iron Headboards Queen. For a headboard that will last a very long time, you can't do better than wrought iron. It shows that you love quality, and don't feel the need to update your bedroom style on a very regular basis, because you are content with your current headboard. Plus, wrought iron, with its …
Goodwill Headboard Makeover - Balancing Home
For those of you who follow me (if you don’t, go ahead and start) you know that I picked up this headboard at Goodwill (as mentioned here) for $14.99 (well, less actually, due to discounts). There she is hanging out in my garage waiting for her makeover. By makeover, I mean a good spray down...Read More
Vintage Dresser Restoration - Before and After
This antique serpentine dresser was in pieces when it came to me. The bottom two drawers had fallen apart and the middle brace had come out. It was also covered in thick and peeling cherry stain and varnish. This is the top. I started by repairing the drawers and replacing the cross piece. I also added a new side support for the second drawer (the original was missing). I then stripped the entire dresser. I was amazed at the beautiful wood hiding underneath. I sanded the en…
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French Bee Trellis Stencil
Add a touch of French elegance to your wall with our French Bee Trellis Wall Stencil. This allover damask wallpaper stencil features a classic Napoleonic Bee set in an allover trellis pattern. It's perfect for a romantic bedroom or formal dining room, OR stencil it on fabric drapes for a custom touch! Finish off the cute pattern with other bee inspired designs such as our The Buzz Allover Bee Stencil, Honeycomb Allover Wall Stencil, and Beehive Allover Furniture Stencil. Stencil Pattern…