Revived by Delia: Next Stop On The DIY Blog Tour!

I have been blogging for about a year. It has been amazing on so many levels. I have met so many great people who have been so supportive in this endeavor. But I was asked if I would be willing to come “on tour”… what an honor… Continue reading

Grey-Blue Chest of Drawers

I purchased this chest of drawers for a song. For real – I think I actually sang when I found it. It was structurally sound, but had some exterior cosmetic issues. But nothing a little paint and re-purposed wheels couldn’t fix. 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

Chippy Red Library Chairs

I found these classic library chairs in October. I had been looking for a desk chair in this style, but with arms and wheels. But these were a close second. And there were two. I decided to paint them a bold chippy red – Miss Mustard Seed Tricycle Red to be more precise… Continue reading