Saturday, December 31, 2011

Sister Sunday Link Party


Sorry I missed last weeks party.  
The Holidays were beyond busy, 
and this was my first season as a blogger, and store owner.
Something had to give, and it was blog time!! 

Goal for 2012 get organized and plan ahead!!

Link up and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
I will post out top blog posts from 2011 tomorrow!

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Sister Sunday Features

Framed Shiny Brights Wreath @ The Turquoise Piano

Fabric Wreath @ Thats My Letter

Christmas Mantle @ Fun to Funky

ROLO Brownies @ Artsy Fartsy Mama

Amazing Christmas Decorating @ The Ivy Cottage Blog


Thursday, December 15, 2011

Plain Jane to full of SUNSHINE!





I got this solid, yet plain and boring desk and had a great idea in mind.
It was missing two drawers, but I still saw potential.


I painted it white, and added a little design in the back with my overhead projector.




I just added some boards to the bottom to make nice shelves were the missing drawers were.


I just love how it turned out.  It has already sold from the store too.
It feels so good when your work goes to a new home!


Saturday, December 10, 2011

Sister Sunday Link Party

Lets get this party started!!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Shabby Chic in Old White


Here is another quick redo.  I painted this old buffet in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint old white.
I spray painted the original hardware in hot pink for an unexpected punch
of color.  A little distressing magic and a coat of clear wax.
  It sold as soon as I took it up to the store.


Saturday, December 3, 2011

Sister Sunday Link Party

I just LOVE this time of year.  
The weather is cold, 
Christmas music is playing 24/7, 
lots of baking,
glittering ornaments, 
and sharing ideas in blogland to make our homes beautiful for Christmas!
Cant wait to see your projects this week!!

Friday, December 2, 2011

NAVY love!!


I just love how this piece turned out.  It was a solid piece and a
garage sale SCORE!!!


I painted it with Annie Sloan old white and Napoleonic blue.  I LOVE this blue.
It is absolutely GORGEOUS!!  I did a little distressing magic.


Added some dark wax, and some cool vintage hardware.


It sold super fast.  I think it was only in the store a day or two. 
This is a very versatile color too.  It looks so different with no wax, clear or dark wax.



TGIF and Happy Weekend!


Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Monogrammed Desk


This was a special redo that I was happy to do.
  I did this for my sons tutor.  She is an awesome lady and
has gone above and beyond go help my sons.
She told me what she wanted, and I think it turned out great.
Its very classic.  The desk was in great shape.  I just sanded down the top, and chair top and added the monogram and then topped with Annie Sloan Dark Wax.


I painted the chair and desk in off white and distressed 
and then added dark wax.







Thanks again Robin for being such a awesome tutor and generous person.
Hope you are enjoying your desk.  I hope this project gives you an idea for
a personalized gift for someone in your life.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Weekend Features

Thanks for all of the great link ups this week.  Tis the season to be thankful.
I am so thankful for all you, and for your loyal following and linking.  Please be sure and check back all week for LOTs of project posts.  I finally got the photo disk from Emily.  Join our emails so you don't miss a beat since we seem to post so inconsistently!!  What can I say...we shoot from the hip.  We also have crazy, busy lives and 11 kids between us.  ENOUGH SAID!!!




Sister Sunday Link Party

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Weekend Features


Great Link-Ups this week.  Please check them out and share some comment love!!
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