DIY and how to tips for painting furniture. Includes supplies needed, paint & top coat options, and extra tips.
Dining room slip cover was clearly out shined by the vintage mix and match table setting: depression glass, china, silver plate pitcher, and more.
Part of the fun of an estate sale is getting a "home tour"; historical Spanish Colonial home in Orange CA
(re-posting with more how to details) While in Washington, the big project on my list was to re-do my Sweet Mama's fireplace. She has hated the fireplace for-ever! I think it's the orange tone of the stones, the bulkiness of the whole thing, and yeah, it was just plain ugly. Before I did my usual study … Continue reading fireplace makeover in three easy steps – diy paint wash
Another favorite - The Potting Shed in Orange, CA is filled with eclectic everything: vintage furniture, decor, plants, even chicken coops.
Chicago: mid century modern dresser painted black with turquoise drawer interiors
Tis the season for hostess gifts. Don't get caught with the typical bottle of wine for your holiday party host / hostess; kitschy vintage gift ideas.
post updated 12-04-16 I found gorgeous set of Homer Laughlin Virginia Rose china. It's beautiful, but the staining on some of the pieces detracts from how pretty it is. I saw a post by A Southern Vintage Table, and I owe her a huge thank you! She has some great cleaning tips, and a post … Continue reading restoring vintage china: simple & quick way to remove stains