I love 4-legged creatures: antique dressers and my golden-doodle. These beautiful 4 legged dressers, I call sexy-legs, are getting harder to find. I’m very grateful when I do and careful, as such, choosing a respectful makeover design. Sometimes what I want and the piece speaks are 2 different things. Both of us agreed, however, the… Read More Organic Basil Sage Antique Dresser
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?
Can we can makeover 2021 like this desk? Similar to most everyone’s 2021, this desk had potential but in the end got pretty beat up. But, a New Years Eve paint party for one results in this beauty. Let’s hope 2022 is the same. The veneer on the top bubbled and began to peel off… Read More New Year New Desk Vanity
White chalk painted jewelry armoire is the definition of Shabby Chic. It’s shabby distressed on the outside and french chic on the inside. Family has taken a front seat to my painting endeavors this fall and probably for the rest of the year. While in the midst of moving parents to assisted living, my days… Read More Jewelry Armoire “I Feel Pretty”
re-design with Prima “Instant beauty on virtually any surface you can imagine. Our Decor Transfers® are easy to use rub-on transfers that release onto a wide variety of surfaces allowing for a multitude of decor, furniture and multi-media uses. Simply peel, rub-on and transfer a beautifully detailed design to transform your next piece into a… Read More re-Design with Prima Transfers in Jackson – More Designs Nicer Price!