Just a Little Buffalo Check Love!

You’d have to have been living in a cave not to know that buffalo check is HOT right now.  It’s showing up everywhere from home decor to fashion.  I’m crushing on it, too!  That’s why I was inspired to add a touch of buffalo check to a piece of...

How to Choose a Brush

Have you ever been to the donut shop and you just can’t decide which donut to buy?  They all look so good!  That’s how it can feel when trying to choose a paint brush.  So many options.  So many shapes and sizes.  How do you know which one to get?? I carry...

A Garden of Beauty

This piece was the collision of the perfect piece of furniture and the perfect transfer.  I knew immediately what I wanted to do with this bombe chest when I bought it.  I didn’t know the journey would be a challenge! It needed some repair so I spent one...

Crafty Boo! and Iron on Decoupage

I love it when I have time to work on small craft projects.  It’s fun and quickly satisfying.  I saw these adorable Halloween pictures on Facebook and decided I wanted to make a few. So here’s what you’ll need if you want to try these yourself:...

Sometimes Less is More

This chest has been sitting in my garage for a while.  (We’re not going to talk about what my garage looks like) . I decided it was time to get her fixed up and ready to sell.  So I pulled her out and gave her a good scrub down with TSP.  She didn’t look...

Coming Up Roses

I am just a sucker for good bones!  Like, seriously!  I love the curves and the carvings that make pieces unique.  So when I saw this one, I knew she had to be mine.  She’s not a big piece (27 x 27 x 13) but she’s big on personality!  So I scooped her up...
A Bloomin’ Beauty

A Bloomin’ Beauty

Have you ever been so excited about a new product that you could just burst? That’s how I felt a few weeks ago when my new shipement of Iron Orchid Designs transfers arrived. It wasn’t hard to decide on the first project, though. I was dying to use the...
This is What Plan C Looks Like

This is What Plan C Looks Like

Sometimes when I start a piece I have a specific vision in mind.  Sometimes it turns out that way.  Sometimes it evolves into something else.  This night stand gave me fits!  Plan A just didn’t work.  So I wen to Plan B.  That was down right ugly!  So on to plan...