HOLIDAY HOME TOUR 2018 - christmas bedroom




I have done some very traditional Christmas decor in our main living space but I want to share my favorite room, our bedroom and how I decorated it this year.
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THE STAR OF THE SHOW - market items





Market time is upon us. Set up starts on Friday and the shoppers arrive at Tradex Abbotsford Saturday morning.

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PAINTING AND DISTRESSING PLASTIC CHAIRS - white dining chairs




Parts of these lovely vintage chairs are made of plastic. The front legs and the decorative backs are all a hard plastic composite. No worries thou I still painted and distressed them.
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A LITTLE AS PAINT GOES A LONG WAY - red & blue




This is another Emperors Silk Red project I did. Isn't the color amazing, "the knobs made me do it!" With this project I get to show you how far Annie Sloan Chalk Paint can really go.
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APPLYING WIPE ON POLY - dark stained desk top





My go to product for a hard durable finish on a top surface is ...

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WIPE ON POLY OVER RED - ascp emperors silk red chalk paint





I finished this beauty of a buffet with Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint in Emperors Silk red and I used wipe on poly for the top coat.


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INDUSTRIAL DRESSER - silver and wood





This is how I took a simple wood dresser and turned it into an Industrial piece.

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ANNIE SLOAN's EMPERORS SILK RED - vintage buffet





It can be scary choosing such a bold color but that one bold step I made resulted in one striking piece of furniture.

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FINISHING WITH THE CUT UP CHURCH PEWS



Part three of the church pew being cut in half brings me to painting the second bench. I choose black for the look of this one. 


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PAINTING THE CUT UP CHURCH PEW WHITE




Recently I shared how I cut an old church pew into two. Last I left you the two new benches I created from it needed to be painted.

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CUTTING A CHURCH PEW IN HALF







At almost 9 feet long this old church pew was just too long to use as an entry bench so I decided to cut it in half.


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I FINALLY GOT TO BUILD SOME - updates and news





I finally got to build some birch candles holders. I have been wanting to create these for several years but time and birch had eluded me.




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OUR SECRET GARDEN PART 2 - zero budget






Our summer goal was to reclaim an outdoor space that we had been avoiding for years. We set our sights on using only things we had or could get free and that meant it was going to be a zero budget project!

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OUR SECRET GARDEN PART 1 - team work







The secret garden is coming along and looking great. We now get to enjoy coming out here in the evenings to have a bite to eat or just wind down from the day. We did it on a budget of zero dollars.


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VINTAGE VANITY TURN EUROPEAN DESK - working with what you have





Some of you know we host fairly good and definitely fun yard sales even in the RAIN! This year we ran out of time and stuff to sell. So I thought I would share an old yard sale makeover with you to help makeup for it.
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DRUMHELLER TO VANCOUVER RV TRIP - the last 4 days





Had we had a enough of our young travel companion after 3 days on the road all the way to Drumheller? It was time to head home and find out who would survive.

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VANCOUVER TO DRUMHELLER RV TRIP - the first 3 days






We went to see the dinosaurs in Alberta and we had a nephew join us on the trip in our RV.


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GREY AND WHITE DRESSERS - faux weathered boards






I had a pair of these smaller dressers. They had a hard
glossy white finish that was in pretty good shape that I was going to work with. The drawers however had gold detailing around the edge that I was going to change.

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