You may remember this adorable vanity bench in a previous Tuesday’s Treasures post. I just loved the bird’s eye maple wood and couldn’t bring myself to paint it. There were specks of paint all over it, so I lightly sanded it with a fine 220 sanding sponge and then put a coat of clear Briwax… Continue reading No Upholstery Needed Bench Make-Over
I purchased this stand recently from a fellow junk collector. The top was stained a dark java color, but the wood did not take the stain evenly. She had painted the legs white. Most of the hard work, was done for me. I didn’t have any java stain, but I did have a dark walnut,… Continue reading Stand Mini-Makeover
I found this stand at a Thrifty Shopper that I don’t normally get to frequent last summer. It was only $4.99. The top was very rough and someone had carved a flower in one of the legs, but it is solid wood and made very well.
I thought I added this blog post weeks ago. I guess I had started it but never finished it…LOL. Better late then never, I suppose. I came across a similar project while looking at Pinterest a couple of months ago, and figured hubby had a saw that he could spare. He has a ton of… Continue reading Upcycled Snowflake Saw
Last year I found an old sled at an antique store and decorated an ice skate to hang from the sled. I have this in my entryway at home and have no plans to sell it just yet. This sparked my interest in decorating with sleds.
This post contains affiliate links to help you find the products you may need for this project. Earlier this year I fell victim to the chalk paint craze, but I didn’t like the high prices for small jars of chalk paint or the limited color choices. Don’t get me wrong, I do have a bunch… Continue reading Homemade Chalk Paint