Porch Coffee Table Makeover {stenciled chest}

stenciled antique chest

I really love this project, so much I thought I would talk a little more about it today. I covered it in this post about our porch makeover, but here are ALL the details if you are interested. I found this chest at a local thrift/consignment store. I don't have a good picture of it in the true … [Read more...]

Furniture projects in progress…

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Hi! Its pretty crazy around here, its finally the last week of school here and we have a new puppy {you can see her on our facebook page}...on top of that the stomach flu is making our way through our house. Such fun! So there you have my excuse for why I am posting the "in progress" rather then … [Read more...]

Cane Chair Update With Gray Chalk Paint

Annie Sloan chalk paint--Paris Grey cane chairs

A few weeks ago, one of my decorating clients (also a great friend!) sold me this pair of cane chairs that I've been admiring for months: These girls had great lines, but you know that I love my painted furniture.  I decided to give them a coat of Annie Sloan chalk paint in Paris Grey.  Or is it … [Read more...]

Kitchen Hutch Makeover {Craig’s List Find}

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I am jumping right to the "After' for this, but after months of searching, I finally found the perfect piece for my kitchen on Craig's List. It was perfect in size, look and best of all--price, it was only $30!!! It had been donated to a church, and it was even relatively close by, I couldn't get … [Read more...]

A New Coat of Paint for an Old Entertainment Center

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This post could also be appropriately titled, "How I Broke my Husband's Heart with a Quart of Paint,"  as he was never fully behind this redo.  I tell you, not everyone "gets" my vision.  One day, my kids will be stripping paint off of everything I ever touched, and cursing my name the whole … [Read more...]

Nashville Flea Market–my favorite finds from last weekend

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Last weekend was the Nashville Flea Market, held monthly at the fairgrounds.  When we lived in Clarksville for nine years, I often made the drive down with my friends, Carolyn and Andrea, and now that we're all in the area again, we've reinstated our tradition. We went last Saturday, which is … [Read more...]

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