Category Archives: antiques

Is Your Porch Ready ForSummer?

Summer has officially started as of June 20th and the summer weather has arrived as well, 90 degrees to be exact! Last summer I had purchased an antique bed which was over 100 years old at none other than my … Continue reading

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Little Black Nightstand

My son’s little black nightstand has now been completed as well and I think he is happy too! From a simple little night stand which I found out my father had used  as a little boy and came from my … Continue reading

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Schools Out

As the big yellow school bus pulls up for one more time before the kids are let free for the summer, I will be at peace knowing their rooms are well put together and will stay that way for the … Continue reading

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Rush Before Summer!

Why do I always get in way over my head with too many projects?? My kids  have unfortunately or maybe fortunately  caught the “let’s renovate our room” bug from their mother and I have to pay the price. Ugh! Ok let’s … Continue reading

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Happy Sunday

It’s happy Sunday one because we turned the clocks back last night and two because I have completed my project that was originally my first project of the year. Oh well better late than never. Remember my tired and dated … Continue reading

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Robin’s Egg Blue

Robin’s egg blue is what these beautiful butterfly prints remind me of. I saw these black framed prints the other day. They  would look adorable in a little girls room. Possibly with a sisal rug, an antique wooden chest, and … Continue reading

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My love of urns continues..

I could not resist this small treasure that I came across the other day on my shopping expedition.  This lovely antique cast iron urn now has a proper resting place. Just the right size.  The urn is filled with real … Continue reading

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First Project For 2012

The  time has come to tackle this tall and dated french provincial bureau. I have my work cut out for me with this beauty. Between splattered paint, chipped wood and water marks I have some work to do. Once the … Continue reading

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Jewelry For Furniture

Look at your favorite piece of furniture and think about what makes it so special?  What makes it stand out?  Hardware to me is jewelry for furniture. Here are few of my favorite pieces that I have recently refurnished or … Continue reading

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For The Love Of Urns

I must admit I have a love affair when it comes to an old pair of urns. A welcoming balance  when displayed as a  pair. A place to display summertime sea shells or  fall foliage. Halloween decorations in my house. … Continue reading

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