I have five kids. Five kids, ten and under. The bathrooms in our house, while we have three (thank heavens), are very small. For example, the main level half-bath is a mere 5 feet by 5 feet. As you might imagine, that creates some interesting logistical situations, not the least of which is taming the…… Continue reading DIY Rustic Toothbrush Holder
Alright, this is a funky one. I was digging around in an old barn at an estate sale, and happened upon this diamond in the rough. People do all sorts of clever things with wooden spools and I wanted to have a go at it. I had seen an image on Pinterest that I liked…… Continue reading One-of-a-kind Rolling Table from a Discarded Wooden Spool
Pretty simple flip here, but oh, so functional. Remember that big bulky dresser that became a bookshelf? Here’s what happened to some of the drawers… Out of the five drawers, three were nearly the same size; the other two had more decorative fronts and I had another fate in mind for those. But that’s another…… Continue reading Spare Dresser Drawers? Make Under-bed Storage Boxes
Ain’t alliteration awesome? Yes, I am a word nerd. I wear it proudly. On to today’s flip. This hulking dresser was part of an old set my husband had inherited before we met. It followed us to our second home and became the bane of our bedroom. The only place for it was the super…… Continue reading Beastly Dresser Becomes Beach-vibe Bookshelf
Every story has a beginning. A kick off. This little dresser debuted as my first official flip. Common to most, its story started off a little sad but came out fab on the other side.
I said I’d never start a blog. It was pretentious. Egocentric. And what could I possibly ramble on about anyway? Welp, here I am, blogging. Blame it on the advent of Pinterest. I love how-to’s and pretty photography and get-your-hands-dirty projects. Add in an affinity for vintage and thriftiness and there’s a recipe for becoming…… Continue reading In the beginning…