$5 Yard Sale Chair Makeover

This is the story of a sweet little yard sale chair I found for $5 at a yard sale last summer.  I think I love it so much because the elderly couple I was purchasing it from was so sweet.  As a nurse I have worked with many elderly patients in the past and they are by far my favorite. They all have a story to tell and I love to listen. I've seen the spryest of 90 year olds and you can't help but feel joy in their presence. This couple seemed like they had shared a happy life together, but the … [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 it...it 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...]

Side Table Goes Provence

  Do you love aqua as much as I do? Yes? You can be my new BFF.  No? That's okay, I love you anyway:) I really love aqua.  If it's the right shade, I want it.  It could be a doggy bowl in just the right shade and I don't own a dog...but I'm really liking the look of that bowl.  Of course it  would not come home with me...but you get my drift. I have really been itching to paint a piece of furniture in my beloved favorite color and I found just the piece. Customer Appreciation … [Read more...]