~Charleston Room Makeover On A Budget Series~ I've had a love/hate relationship with this rocking chair for a long time. When I bought it in 1988, it matched the other dark wood furniture I had at the time. I bought it specifically to use as a rocker in our family room when Gloria was born. For . . .
~Charleston Room Makeover on a Budge Series~ As I continue to redo pieces of furniture in my Charleston Room, I'm gaining more confidence in my skills using chalk paint. I started small with a wall curio and used a great DIY chalk paint recipe. From there, I used an inexpensive brand of chalk paint . . .
~Charleston Room Makeover on a Budget Series~ As I got started on making over this room, I knew I wanted to change the dark furniture pieces. I love the style of both of these side tables, but they needed to be updated with some color to fit in with the overall look I'm going for in this . . .
We are excited to be a part of the May Centsational Salvage Challenge brought to us by Erica from On Bliss Street, Jason from East Coast Upcyclers, and Timisha from Toolbox Divas. This is such a great challenge. DIYers are challenged to spend no more than $15.00 and to shop at Habitat for . . .
After trying DIY chalk paint for the first time and loving how easily it is to work with, I was ready to take on a project that was a little bit larger than the stenciled piece. But, I wasn't ready to use it on any furniture pieces I already own, so I made a trip to the local Goodwill Store. There . . .
I am bringing up the rear on the chalk painted furniture train! I admire so many wonderful chalk paint pieces of furniture, but I've been reluctant to try the techniques I've seen used. I decided to start small-really small-and add a chalk paint stenciled pattern to an old side table. One day, I'm . . .
I don't lay any claims to being the most talented person when it comes to redoing old furniture. I admire those who have skills to take an old discarded item and turn it into something beautiful. I've got a few pieces that I know are in some serious need of a make over. This little bench . . .