From Worst to First!

powder fcg

I am really excited to share this project with you. As the title suggests this room really has a dramatic transformation. You had a bit of a sneak peak with my art project, but the overall room is a little unexpected. It’s definitely not your typical powder room… and I LOVE that! The years of baked on filth and neglect are as old as the house in this room (about 17). Every time I went in this room it made my skin crawl and I didn’t realize how ... READ MORE »

One Man’s Junk…

Lighting 021

...you know the rest.  One of my favorite sayings is, "Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without." Most people would get rid of a fixture like this... and most would also walk right on by in a thrift store. My husband is one of those people was baffled by my want for this chandelier castoff... saying, "It's a total waste of $6."  I asked him if I have ever messed something like this up. He said, "No. But there is always a first for ... READ MORE »

Make Your Own Mirrored Furniture!

mirror nightstand-wedding crop

So mirrored furniture is really hot right now and has been for a little bit... and I of course have been salivating over these pieces and wanting them for my house and more specifically for nightstands.  But starting at $400 (and really more realistically $600) a piece, I just couldn't bring myself to do it.  So I decided to make my own.  I am extremely happy with the finished product: Just wait until you hear how much I spent (or saved ... READ MORE »