REDUX (RE-DO) MAKOVER She sat in my booth for 3 months and on FaceBook Marketplace without a single inquiry – scroll down to see her first makeover. After a while the 2 top drawer orange started to wear on me despite that it was birds eye maple. Her organic theme didn’t seem to resonate with… Read More Organic Basil Sage Antique Dresser Redux
Seagull Gray Magnolia vanity makeover including how I fought with the veneer and won. … Read More How I Fought Veneer and Won!
Though the pieces are entirely different architecturally, they become a coordinated pair by using same paint color and adding matching knobs, highlights and paper clay details. Poof! Junky uncoordinated pieces produce go-together style that make you a decorating star! Timeless Styling Any piece painted using french linen color becomes a timeless classic that fits in… Read More Pair Together Totally Different Pieces
I’m doing my best to keep it simple, sophisticated and chic. It’s not easy holding back extra embellishments. Watching nearly every season of Project Runway, I’ve taken in Tim gun’s advice to edit. Stepping away from adding transfers, more color and paper clay details is hard but the result is super flexible design that goes… Read More Simple Dresser Makeover Perfect Gray
This rare executive desk gets a posh makeover for a stylish, ‘can’t wait to use it everyday’ home office. I’ve never seen a vintage double sided desk in a smaller size before let alone one with twisted wood detail around the top. It was shoved against the wall when I found it so I didn’t… Read More Smart Girl Navy Blue Desk and Chair
It’s rare that a Bombay chest lands in my studio. This one is extra special. The glorious wood carvings intimidated me. I wondered if I had the skill to do it justice. So, I painted only when I was in no hurry and while listening to french music on Pandora. Those two requirements helped ensure… Read More Regal Painted Bombay Chest – French Linen
BEFORE Quality products used on this piece: ReDesign with Prima “The Beauty of Life” transfer Perfect Gray Milk Paint General Finishes Satin High Performance topcoat General Finishes Amber Dixie Belle mousse AFTER About Me SOLID MAPLE including dovetail joining drawer construction. I’m made to last and take a beating. 3 massive drawers, freshly lined New… Read More The Beauty of Life Perfect Gray Maple Dresser
At the end of the hallway, at an entry or foyer area, as end tables, nightstands, and at the upstairs landing are underutilized spaces for secondary storage a decorating. When choosing furniture for small spaces, just pick pieces that work harder and look smarter like these: Enormous Style These all-purpose pieces have style not found… Read More How to Create Beautiful Small Space Storage
Peaceful Flight by reDesign with Prima transfer and white chalk paint makes nightstand into classic Blue Ming piece of art. DETAILS Blue Ming style 3 drawer painted nightstand side end foyer table White chalk paint sealed using General Finishes High Performance top coat. Embellished drawer front using Peaceful Flight reDesign with Prima Transfer New chic… Read More Blue Ming Nightstand Side Table
Here’s my story how my family managed to move our 2 dementia suffering parents into assisted living. So simple a single sentence that is to type but what a hard long emotional process it is. The Slow Creep of Disability Is It Time for Assisted Living? How To Convince Resistant Parent The Search, Move and… Read More Moving Parents into Assisted Living?