After a long winter of rain, (I feel bad even complaining…most family and friends still have snow) I am so ready for flowers and pretty things! So when the The Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest® gave me the chance to FINALLY work with D. Lawless, I jumped on it! Ok – maybe you thought I meant… Continue reading His and Hers Side Tables with D. Lawless Hardware
I am really starting to love mid-century modern furniture. Before, I was all French curves and farmhouse chic. Don’t get me wrong – I still LOVE those things. It’s just that lately, I’m loving things a little more Don Draper and a little less Marie Antoinette. Yeah, they both had huge egos and some serious… Continue reading A Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table
I have been trucking this ironing board around with me for years. I got it at an auction with my fantastic friend Robin. We LOVE auctions and have found many a treasure at them. Notable auction moments: 1. The muddiest auction ever, aka a good excuse to wear our rain boots. Also the auction where… Continue reading A Patriotic Ironing Board – Oh Canada!
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
I was never the artistic child in my family. I always loved to write, but I couldn’t draw very well at all. My brother and sister have always been very artistic. My sister, Naomi, is gifted at art. She once drew a picture of our cat…while the car slept in her lap. It looked like… Continue reading DIY Vintage Art
This summer’s best finds, and tips on unique decor ideas!
I am the first to admit it, 90 percent of the furniture pieces I see, my first thought is “how would I paint it?” It drives my husband and my dad crazy, not to mention all the wood “purists” out there. But I like to paint most pieces in my house. Yes, I won’t touch… Continue reading Step Away From The Brush