I had to do a quick post showcasing this fantastic re-purposed vintage cabinet beautifully transformed into a kitchen island. For more info and to view the entire kitchen makeover, visit the DIY Showoff website here.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014
I stumbled upon this Swedish house tour on Pinterest yesterday. I was so impressed with the furnishings and neutral colors of this home that I had to do a post on it. This house is designed by Marie Delice Karlsson. She created a brilliant mixture of classic antique furnishings along with a few new buys from Ikea (canopy bed, couch and accessories). The neutral colors and textures work together so well and bring a touch of elegance to this residence. For more info, check it out here.
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Thursday, October 16, 2014
I have a friend that is looking for unique lighting for her kitchen. She also loves anything that is re-purposed so I decided to browse Etsy. I think I hit the jackpot as far as eclectic up-cycled lights. Here's what I found...
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Thursday, October 9, 2014
Besides painting furniture, I have been busy attending auctions. Today, I picked up some smaller tables that I won earlier this week. Check out my loot! Can't wait to paint these babies. They will be in storage for now until I finish a fabulous antique china cabinet that I am currently working on. I promise to post pics of newly painted pieces as I finish them. Stay tuned....
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Thursday, October 2, 2014
I realize that most people paint furniture to lighten up a dark wood finish. However, sometimes a piece just looks better with a painted darker color. For instance, check out some fantastic examples of darker pieces below:
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