Paint something (Yard sale nightstand makeover with Behr paint)

This post is part of a 31 day series – 31 days to Love the Home You Have.  I am blogging through the 31 day challenge in the back of the book “Love the Home You Have” by Melissa Michaels of The Inspired Room.  You can read all the posts in the series so far […]

Painted Dresser and Mirror makeover (Master Bedroom furniture)

I am so excited to be working with Behr paint again on their Behr DIY Experts team!  Thanks to Behr Paint for providing the paint for this project, but I provided the sweat and elbow grease and design choices! 🙂   You can check out all the bloggers that will sharing lots of paint projects […]

Small Pew Bench Makeover with Chalky Finish Paint

Disclosure: This post sponsored by Americana Décor, but the dream of an old pew bench, the yard sale finds, and opinions expressed are all mine! Once upon a time there was this girl who lived in a very traditional house who dreamed of living in a very non-traditional, fixer-upper, craftsmen, farmhouse-style house graced with dark […]

$20 yard sale French Provincial painted chest turned nightstand

Back in the spring I posted this French Provincial hutch/chest on facebook that I saw at a yard sale for $20.  I said it was killing me to leave it behind – many of you said, “NO!  Don’t leave it!  Buy it!”   So buy it I did. 🙂  I actually was debating about buying it […]

Dresser makeover (how to fix chipped veneer + deal with wood stain bleeding through paint)

One dresser from my set of $40 yard sale furniture is done!  And the before/after still amaze me!  I learned a lot in painting and refinishing this piece so let’s delve right in and talk about how I got to the AFTER – it wasn’t without some frustrations, tears and some trial and error.  So […]

$2 Thrift Store Bench Makeover (Gray and White Chevron Bench)

Hey, everyone!  I have missed you and blogging!  Before I share today’s project, first let me say thank you so much for the words of encouragement, the virtual hugs, the messages, emails, and comments after my last post.   I already loved blogging and knew that I had some wonderful readers that come to follow along […]

Use yard sale dressers (or trunks/chests) to add extra storage in your home

This post is part of a series – “5 weeks to an Organized Home.”  You can see all the posts in this series by clicking here.  And to make sure you don’t miss any posts you can sign up to have every post sent to your email or follow me on facebook. So today I […]

Painted dresser makeover

You have probably noticed this dresser in my entryway in past posts.  I am finally getting around to sharing how it came to live in my house and the before/after process. I found this dresser at my parking lot yard sale and paid $25 for it.  I LOVE French Provincial style furniture and instantly loved […]

$20 flea market dresser re-do

I am so excited to share the first furniture re-do on my blog today!  It is actually not MY first piece to do – I have done a coffee table, toy chest, and another dresser, but this is the first official piece I am sharing here with before/after pictures. I bought this dresser for $20 […]

Day 10 – Paint some furniture

This post is part of a 31 day series – “31 days to decorate your home on a budget.”  You can read all the posts in this series here. And if you don’t want to miss a post you can subscribe by email, join me on facebook, or follow this blog in your reader.  Thanks […]