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

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

Mix Any Color Milk Paint – A Tutorial

In my last post, I promised to share the mindblowing discovery which led me to achieve the perfect shade of aqua for my Beachy Sofa Table Redo. My customer wanted a beachy aqua shade with a chippy finish… So? Milk paint, right? How to achieve the right shade? Or ANY other color under the sun!… Continue reading

Packing Up the Holiday Flower Bulbs – A Tutorial

I do NOT have a green thumb. In fact, this is the first year that my Christmas Amaryllis has bloomed, so I would like to do my best to keep this puppy around for next year! With that being said, I’ve done some research and saving the bulb from the Amaryllis seems to be pretty easy… Continue reading