Secretary Desk Surprise

I have been searching high and low for a secretary desk. I was looking for a well defined space that I can call my own, to work on this humble little blog, and love the idea of closing everything inside when it’s time to tuck it away. Continue reading

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Redoing a Bench Redo – Spring Bench

About a year ago, I redid a plain pine bench. It’s great quality – made in Vermont – and extremely sturdy. I painted the top in a dusty blue plaster of paris chalked paint and sketched out a flying swallow silhouette, which I painted on. It was springtime and I was sure it would fly out of the shop. Months went by and finally I had to admit defeat. So I moved it to another shop – it was so sweet, it had to sell, right?! Apparently not. I received the message to pick her up again… Continue reading

Updated Dry Sink – Spring Paint

This next redo was an attempt at willing spring to arrive more speedily – it’s a nice pastel green, that means it must be nearly spring, right?! Continue reading