How to Paint Unfinished Wood Furniture

Hello amazing friends! I'm here today with my Furniture Fixer Upper gal pals bringing you a brand new furniture makeover! Be sure to look for five more awesome makeovers from my friends at the bottom. My Dad used to make these wood tables back in the day when he, my Mom, and I did several craft markets each year: My Mom would paint scenes on them and they sold like hotcakes. They had a few leftover, and I painted one a couple of years ago and shared it HERE. My Mom has been sick … [Read more...]

Painted Christmas Village

Hello sweet friends! The Thanksgiving Holiday here in the US is over and that means the Christmas season has officially begun! I'm kicking it off with a super simple makeover. I found these mini Christmas village houses at the thrift store for $6 for a set of six: It's no secret that I love all things Christmas village. You can visit my treasured Christmas Village collection HERE if you like. One of these didn't really match the others so it's not … [Read more...]

Booth Update November 2018

Whose up for a little field trip today?? But first, let me say congratulations to Janet from Maine for winning my blogiversary giveaway! She has been notified and her package is on the way. Thank you to everyone who entered! Alrighty now let's go visit my booth, shall we? If you're new around here, I have a booth at the Virginia Beach Antique Mall here in Virginia Beach where I sell all my made-over treasures. Sweet friends, the last time we took a trip to my booth was in the Spring (see … [Read more...]

Chair Parts Repurposed

Hello awesome friends!! Thank you to everyone who entered my six-year blogiversary giveaway. I so appreciate every single kind word ya'll wrote to me!! You sure know how to make a gal feel good, and I feel so blessed to get to share what I love with such a kind, giving, and truly amazing group of people! I will be drawing the winner today, so keep an eye on your inbox!! I shared a photo of today's project piece on Tuesday: This was a $5 yard sale find from several years ago. You can … [Read more...]

Headboard Bench Update

Hello beautiful friends and welcome to Trash-to-Treasure Tuesday!! Turning old or forgotten items into new treasures is my absolute favorite, and it is even more fun when I get to do it with some of my favorite treasure-maker friends! Be sure to look for links to their projects at the bottom. Today I am breathing new life into this headboard bench I picked up at a craft market about 15 years ago: This was long before I had ever attempted a headboard bench of my own. I was smitten with … [Read more...]

Clock turned Holiday Shadow Box

Hello amazing friends! Today I am sharing a fun holiday craft! That's right...I just packed up Halloween and now I am already onto Christmas! That's because I'm joining along in the Seasonal Simplicity Tour hosted by my friend, Krista from The Happy Housie. There are over 30 holiday craft projects on this tour, so just maybe it will be enough to put you in the holiday spirit too! Besides, if any of these ideas inspire you, you'll need time to execute them, right? My project started with … [Read more...]

$60 Thrift Store Dresser Makeover

Hello amazing friends! Are you up for a furniture flip? How about six furniture flips??  I'm joining my Furniture Fixer Upper Friends today to bring ya'll a dresser that was in need of fixing up, and my friends have flips of their own to share, so don't forget to check them out at the bottom! But first, I am happy to report that the winner of my latest craft junk giveaway responded just in time...congratulations to Janice from Alabama! Don't worry if you didn't win this go round, I will have … [Read more...]

$4 Breadbox Makeover

Hello amazing friends! I have a pretty little makeover for ya'll today! I spied this breadbox for $4 at the thrift store last week: I see breadboxes all the time at thrift stores, but I thought this one was so pretty! I've included a few affiliate links so you can find the products I use. I haven't done anything with a Frenchy feel in a while, but that is exactly what I pictured for this beauty!   Such a pretty home for your bread, don't you think? For this … [Read more...]

The Best Deal I ever got at a Thrift Store

Hello dear friends! I had hoped to have a new project finished to share today, but with hurricane Michael heading our way, I spent Thursday taking down pretty much every Halloween decoration I had outside, and securing our outdoor furniture, trampoline, etc. I am so glad I took the time to do all that though because we got some serious winds Thursday night, gusting up to 75 mph at times. We are so fortunate that our area sustained very little damage as compared to many others who weren't so … [Read more...]

Thrift Shop Shakedown #4 and a Mirror Makeover

Awesome friends, I am so excited to bring ya'll another episode of my video series with my blogging bestie, Nancy from Artsy Chicks Rule: Thrift Shop Shakedown #4! As you know, we love thrifting, but it's even more fun when we can take you with us!! In this video, we take you thrift shopping with us to pick out something for each of us to make over. Today we are also sharing what we did with the items we found! But first, enjoy the video of our shopping trip: If you don't see the … [Read more...]