Iron Headboard Gets a Coat of {HOT} Pink Spray Paint

Hot pink wrought iron headboard

It took me awhile to work up the courage to do this project.  For some reason, I have absolutely no problem spray painting a piece of furniture that I buy on Craigslist, or at the thrift shop, or from a yard sale, but I freeze up when it's time to redo a piece that's been in my family for years.  I … [Read more...]

~Thrift Store Tray Gets a Bright Makeover~

Watermelon pink monogrammed breakfast in bed tray (thrift store up cycle)

A few months ago, I was making my usual weekly stop into Goodwill, when I came across the cutest breakfast in bed tray.  It was dark red and $5, which seemed expensive to me (for a thrift store, at least!) but I saw potential.  I debated painting it white or black, my usual colors, and using it in … [Read more...]

Carnival-Striped Side Table for My Big (Little) Girl’s Room

Pink, green, and aqua awning striped table

  My 8-almost-9-year-old's room is getting another facelift--not a huge redo, just a little tweaking.  When we moved to Nashville last summer, she told me she was done with the pink and green bedroom she had in our old house (below): Sigh.  I loved that room!  But, I understood that she … [Read more...]

Girls in White Dresses (with Red Ball Fringe…)

White Christmas dress with red pompom fringe

  I can only say that inspiration for this little dress for my daughter struck me in the middle of the night.  And, that would be because my social butterfly is "visiting" in the middle of the night, so random things pop into my head as I am up with her at all hours these days! She had … [Read more...]

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