A couple of weekends ago, it was the annual Island Mavens Vintage Market. I went on Sunday with my friend Jonathan, a kindred spirit in all things vintage, antique and rusty! The market starts on Saturday, so we were worried that we would arrive on Sunday with nothing left, but we were far from disappointed!… Continue reading Finding Treasures and Inspiration with Summer Markets
Ok, every DIY blogger loves a major flip with an awe inspiring reveal. The dark dresser become farmhouse chic, the dated kitchen gets a gorgeous new window. But sometimes, I like to get a small project done. It doesn’t take forever, and it allows me to practice new techniques. These wall hanging were that classic… Continue reading Practicing New Techniques for Painting and Waxing
From Dark and Dramatic to Bright and Barnwood!*This post was sponsored by Country Chic Paint, and a blog post is also on their website featuring this project. Although they sent me the product, all opinions are 100% my own.* I love a major transformation! When my friend sent me this picture of the dresser she… Continue reading Lighten Up: Transforming Dark Furniture
When I found this side table, I fell in love right away. She was curvy, and classy and gorgeous! But the blah and basic brown just wasn’t doing it for me.
I am so excited to share with all of you my first post sponsored by Country Chic Paint. I have used their product before, and was so excited when they sent me some of their fantastic paint to try out on my next projects! I had these oil-rubbed bronze lamps for some time, and they… Continue reading Updating Metal Lamps with Country Chic Paint
I feel like moss is finally getting the recognition it deserves. My whole childhood, I watched adults fight to kill it in their lawns, their driveways, their roofs. Ok, I get that it can destroy a roof! But I have always loved moss. I love squishing my bare feet down deep in the earthy carpet,… Continue reading How to Create a Living Moss Bowl
I have a confession to make to all of you. It might cut me off from the sisterhood of womankind. But here it is: I don’t really care about chocolate. Sure, I still enjoy really great chocolate. I’m not so crazy that I would pass up a milk chocolate Lindt ball. But when it comes… Continue reading Triple Lemon Cupcakes