Sitting pretty

A couple of weeks ago my mother gave me a vanity bench for which she no longer had a use.  Since I don’t have a chair for the small secretary in my bedroom, I thought I could paint and re-upholster the bench and use it there. I mixed up a batch of my off white...

I am loving this color!

Here’s the footstool that I painted up yesterday as a test piece prior to painting my grandmother’s dresser. The color is EXACTLY what I envisioned and a lighter, brighter blue than ASCP Duck Egg.  I think this color juxtaposed against the mahogany will be...

Ms. Crafty Pants

For Labor Day my decorating consisted of a tea stained bunting and matching wreath.  I decided I wanted something a little different for Independence Day this year. I picked up this at the Goodwill the other day sprayed it with some spray paint grabbed a bunch of silk...

Decisions, decisions…

I want to paint my walls.  All my walls.  Right now everything is Glidden Antique White.  Walls, trim, ceiling, everything!  It is a nice neutral white.  The biggest problem is that it was all applied very poorly.  The homeowner before me sprayed all the walls and was...

I love my neighbors!

Really, I do!  My neighbors that live next door down are really lovely and kind.  They are the kind of neighbors that have a key to my house and bring in packages off the porch.  They are the kind of neighbors that offer to check on the cat when I am out of town.  The...

Here it is!

I don’t know how soon I will use the Modge Podge method of graphic transfer again but I am pretty satisfied with how my little cabinet turned out. I wanted the graphic to look like a label that had been applied by the manufacturer and I think I accomplished...