This post describes each step for chalk painting a foyer table, which includes lightly sanding, painting with chalk paint, sanding off the chalk paint in strategic spots, and sealing with polyurethane.
This post shows you each step for chalk painting a dresser, which includes, sanding, chalk painting, sanding off the chalk paint in strategic spots, and sealing with polyurethane.
Below is a before picture of the oak dresser. This was my husband’s childhood dresser.
These old windows came from the first house we renovated; the house was in Cullman, Alabama, and built in 1937 so these windows are old. Continue reading “Chalk Painting and Hanging Three Old Windows”
Valances give color to a room without blocking the natural light. I like being able to make my own valances because I can select the fabric and create my own design.
As you know from reading my other blog posts, I LOVE burlap because of its texture and it goes with everything. I also added the orange polka-dot ribbon to add color.
I made this valance for the window in our loft (my office) and I just love the way it turned out. Continue reading “How to Sew a Burlap Valance with a Ribbon Accent”
I love using something old and rustic (especially if it is wood) and I have an obsession with hooks. So, this project of using an old door to make wall hooks was right up my alley!
I have an obsession with burlap. I love the texture and it goes with everything!
I have had this gold frame for several years. Over the years, styles change so this frame has become a little outdated.
One of my favorite things to do is chalk paint! It instantly transforms a piece of furniture by giving it a rustic farmhouse look.
This entertainment center belonged to my in-laws. It is the final piece of the puzzle in our basement renovation project. Continue reading “How to Chalk Paint an Entertainment Center”
We had a variety of old picture frames and doorknobs in our attic. I wanted to make something that was unique and yet functional. I just love the variety of shapes and textures these old frames have. If you don’t have old picture frames, check out your local thrift store. I also think vintage doorknobs have such character. Continue reading “How to Make Hooks from Picture Frames and Vintage Doorknobs”
This exterior door mat was faded and completely worn out. I just hate to throw things away . . . feels so wasteful. (I already have enough discarded junk in landfills for which I am accountable ?♀️). Continue reading “An old doormat and some acrylic paint — Can you say upcycle?”