Oval Library Table Makeover

And I'm back my lovely Friends, with my Tuesday Trash to Treasure Transformation! I almost didn't see this library table at yard sale because it had a ton of clothes piled on top of it: It almost looks like one of my after shots with it being painted already right? That's what I do...I slap paint on stuff. But if you look closer, you can see this is in really sad shape: For $20 it was a steal though, so I dragged it home. This time instead of slapping paint on it, I decided … [Read more...]

Antique Dresser Revival

Hello there! Are you in the mood to see a dirty old dresser made beautiful again? Then come on in, kick off your shoes and have a seat! A couple of weeks ago I spied this little lady at my all-time favorite thrift store: It was a bit more than I like to spend at $79 (I am such a cheapo), but I just couldn't leave her behind. I brought her home, cleaned her up and painted her in this beautiful blue: Of course if I'm going to add a splash of color to a piece, it's usually blue. … [Read more...]

Paint a Table & Keep the Beautiful Wood too!

Day #18 what?? How did we get here so fast? If you are just joining our little party, we have been enjoying a thrifty makeover every day so far this month as part of my March Madness, 31 Thrifty Makeovers in 31 Days series! Today I'm sharing a thrift store side table makeover. When I walked into the store, a fella greeted me saying he was ready to make a deal, so just let him know if I saw anything. I spotted this little beauty right away: I love French Provincial anything and this had … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Hutch Makeover

I've got a pretty makeover to share with you today! You might remember me posting about a desk with French graphics that I redid this Fall. I purchased it at an estate sale at this lovely little beach cottage (if you're visiting from a mobile device, this picture is sideways and I don't know why sorry!): About six houses from the ocean...yes please! I bought several pieces from that sale including this pretty beat-up hutch. I found it in the shed being used for tools! What a crime … [Read more...]

How to Remove Stain without Sanding

Hi friends! Today I'm sharing how I removed the stain from my dining room table top without sanding. The first thing I usually reach for when removing the stain from a piece of furniture is my handy dandy sander. I thought I'd share another option that is pretty simple, that doesn't remove any of the original surface through sanding, leaving those pretty curves completely in tact. I'm including a few affiliate links so you can find the products I used. Read my full disclosure here. You … [Read more...]

Dining Table Makeover, Take One

Alrighty folks, the post you've been anxiously awaiting (in my mind you've been on the edge of your seats) is finally here! I finished my dining set!!  Okay so I realize that some of you have never even heard of said dining set, so allow me to catch you up to speed. You see, I bought this dining set at a local thrift store a couple of weeks ago: Ain't she a beauty? SUPER fabulouuuus!  Love love loved it and had to have it, called hubby and convinced him why I we had to have it.  Hello, … [Read more...]