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 […]

Friday Frugal Finds: wreaths, iron wall decor, and more!

I am so glad so many of you enjoy these posts where I share my fun finds! Several of you have commented over the last few weeks and I am glad they inspire you and you enjoy seeing what I find. I will only share them for a few more weeks until I take a […]

Master Bedroom Inspiration (part 2)

Let’s talk about some more inspiration for my master bedroom makeover.  If you missed the previous posts you will want to go back and see all the before pictures and also see the first inspiration post where I talk about wall color, curtains, headboard plans and more for the room. Today lets talk about the […]

$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 […]

Organized entryways and repurposed dressers

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 let’s talk […]

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 […]