LADDERS, FLOWERS, and FAVORS - peonies in the bedroom




STOP AND SMELL THE FLOWERS
I have been playing with some photographs and a new bunch of flower.



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HOW I PAINT BLACK FURNITURE using latex paint



I have painted many black pieces of furniture in my time and I can tell you the darker the paint color the longer the cure time.
Keeping a black piece of furniture dust free is as hard as getting a black paint job to look good. It takes a lot of time and never feels like it is done. 

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SOFA TABLE BUILT WITH BED POSTS - durable farmhouse white finish



WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE LOOK LIKE?
What can I say about my most favorite piece of furniture. I use it every single day, and it couldn't be more me.  I built it with salvaged furniture parts.



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BLACK MILK PAINT - used on a chest of drawers

 
BE-CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
I wanted to working with milk paint more to see if I liked it. I had only dabbled a bit with it to this point. I decided to jump head first in to do a big black chest of drawers. Black is also a very tricky finish to get right but I tried.

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FARMHOUSE FRENCH LINEN SOFA TABLE - lavender plant



A TRUE CLASSIC
I found her road side and loved her immediately but she wasn't quite complete.
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FRENCH PROVINCIAL NIGHTSTANDS - gold handles and arborite tops


CONSIDER WHERE YOU'RE STARTING
I recently painted a classic pair of french provincial nightstands but there was no reason to paint the tops
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RUSTIC BOX TURNED COFFEE TABLE - pottery barn look-a-like +



INSPIRATION IS EVERYWHERE
This photo has been in my idea folder for sometime and then I found a well worn ....
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RV KITCHEN MAKEOVER REVEAL - chandelier, paint, & storage



LET'S HIT THE ROAD
I have been working on updating the motor home
kitchen, it even has a glamping Chandelier. 


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PAINTING & DISTRESSING A RED DRESSER - ascp primer red




This photo has been in my files for a long time.
It's in with the "I want to do that some day" pictures.


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HOW I MADE THESE NIGHTSTANDS TALLER - shabby chic white bedside tables




They were too short so I fixed the problem with something I found in the trash.

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RV BATHROOM MAKEOVER - wallpaper, tile, paint



WORK WITH WHAT YOU HAVE.
During the motor home bathroom reno
I used the original sink in our RV as a feature

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A DRESSER WITH A SECRET - painting and recovery




This piece wasn't too old and not in terrible
shape but I still worked my magic on it.

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MUDROOM CUBBIES MADE FROM ROADSIDE TRASH - dark stained



I built these amazing mudroom cubbies
from wood left on the road side.

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OLD DESK INTO NIGHTSTANDS - with rustic cedar wood tops




A LITTLE CUT HERE AND A LITTLE CUT THERE.
Turning a desk into a set of Farmhouse
nightstands isn't as hard as it sounds.
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INEXPENSIVE WALL ART - botanical prints



PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE
I wanted some larger art prints for the wall
but I couldn't afford to spend a lot.


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HOW I PAINTED MY TURQUOISE SHELF - tutorial




I used 3 different colors of AS paint to create
the look I wanted to achieve on my apothecary drawers.

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SHELF OF TURQUOISE - apothecary drawers






INSPIRATION IS POWERFUL
One evening surfing Pinterest
I stumbled across a painted
cabinet that inspired me.
I sat for a few minutes
looking at this photo thinking
to myself, "I have something
very similar to this" and
"I can do this" in a quiet
whisper to myself.
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FARMHOUSE WOOD CONSOLE TABLE - weathered wood




NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER
OF INVENTION
The glass from this table
was broken so had to I
created a new top for
it. With all the details
I added it turned
out to be an amazing
Farmhouse table.
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