FURNITURE

DIY Spray Paint Tales

I saw a tail last week in a pile of carpet samples… and I screamed (think Carrie but not quite The Exorcist).   The long brown tail initially disappeared and then re-emerged, whipping in an endless circular loop below me revealing the official origin of said...

Got Spray Paint?

Hello there!  Hope you are enjoying sunshine and stepping into summer with ease.  Unless of course you live in Australia… then I hope you are stepping into the warmth of winter with a nice cup of tea. A delightful explosion of color is unfolding in my backyard....

Not so Bare… Chair

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”  – Marc Riboud Are you dedicated to capturing life’s little moments with your camera? This morning I was perched on a bridge in the soft morning light. The severe cold (-4) created a...

DIY Photo Table

Have you seen the way Elena Shumilova has captured the magic of her children through her ethereal photographs?  Completely smitten with her dreamy style.  She has a beautiful way of illustrating how pets enhance our lives.  Truly inspired.  Click here and prepare to...

I Heart Books & DIY Project

I have been a non-fiction kinda bookworm for seven years.  I have a hard time reconciling this:  if time is precious and we are in the flurry of doing and giving and living, then how can I indulge in entertaining fiction?  At least that was my accidental philosophy on...

Chairlift

chair + makeover = chairlift! I am still trying to squeeze in spray paint projects before the temperature outside forces me indoors!  This blue metal chair now has a more industrial design look via a can of Stainless Steel paint.  It required a few applications since...

Table Top Frame

I picked up this small table a couple of years ago at a neighborhood garage sale.  I love its curved legs!   It has sat in a corner of our home with the purpose of holding a few things… Recently I decided the glass top would be the perfect display...

Furniture Transformations

Back in February I scored at Goodwill!  Happy dance in the rear of the store on Feb. 14, 2012 when I discovered a lovely armoire.  The beauty of this purchase was perfect on many levels: supporting the GW mission, having assistance as I loaded the small (albeit heavy)...

The Chair Makeover

This little chair was headed for recycling at the office so I rescued it!  I liked the shape and lines and I had several ideas for its makeover.  Spray paint it silver like all my holiday decorations I gave new life to in December?  Tear up an old beloved book and Mod...