Patterned Sofa Table

We made it to day #3 yippee! Ha ha...I'm sharing a sofa table I found at a yard sale in my own neighborhood last Spring for $10.  I bought it from the same lady I bought this $60 hutch from. It was solid and I knew I could do something with it eventually. Well eventually is here and I finally got around to doing something with it! Here it is as you may have seen in the sneak peek I gave you yesterday: I started by sanding the top with the intention of staining it and painting the legs. … [Read more...]

Chevron Shade and a Halloween Vignette

  It's that time again. Time to reveal my Get Your DIY on Fall Party Challenge Project. Our theme for this Sunday's party is spray paint projects. When I was deciding what to do for this project, the first thing that came to mind was this lampshade. I found it at a yard sale this summer for $2, but it was pretty plain. I thought I really scored finding this really nice lampshade...turns out,  it's from Wal-Mart! But it's still a nice lamp shade. Plus if I ruin it while … [Read more...]

Thrift Store Box Gets a Makeover

Hello friends!  I have a cute little makeover to share with you today. I found this box at the thrift store last week for $2: Of course it didn't look like this when I bought looked like this:  It was pretty beat up. But I adopted it, welcomed it into my home, and gave it a new life. I used the tiny bit of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Old white that I had left and gave it two coats. Then I taped off a chevron pattern...  And painted over the tape in a mix of old white and … [Read more...]