The Evolution of My Thrifty Dining Room

Hello again awesome Friends!! How are you feeling this fine January morning? My Hubby can't make it till midnight, so I partied with my 13 year old and a bottle of sparkling cider ha ha. I'm kicking off the new year with the evolution of my dining room! Although this space is far from where it originally started, I've never shared any kind of before and after. That's probably because it evolved over time. Let's go way back to the beginning. When my Hubby and I met, we both owned our … [Read more...]

Holiday Dining Table Centerpiece

Who still needs a Holiday Centerpiece to wow their guests this year?  And how did it get to be the middle of December so darn fast anyway? Christmas is fast approaching and if you are like me most years, I am pulling my Holiday table together at the last minute! I shared my Christmas home tour earlier in the week which included my dining room. My favorite thing in that space is by far my centerpiece for the table, and today I'm sharing how easily it came together in case you are a last minute … [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...]

Dining Table Drama

Hi friends,  remember me?  I'm still here! I've been busy with a bigger than usual project. If you follow me on facebook, you may have seen what I've been up to.  If you missed it, it went something like this... Hey guys, what do you think of this dining table and chairs?? "Ooh ah... yes!!"  That's all I needed to hear... This dining set was at a thrift store across the street from my son's Tae kwon do class. I was just taking a quick walk through when I spotted this. It was … [Read more...]