How to transform a $4 thrift store vanity stool with spraypaint and a stencil. And a little alliteration.
Hi there! Welcome to Day 3 of The Craft Room Tour, hosted by Angie of The Country Chic Cottage. I’m starting today’s tour, but make sure you don’t miss any of the fabulous rooms from Day 1 and Day 2 Let me start by saying that there’s not a single day that goes by that […]
I had an idea. Try not to be shocked. My husband once told me if we could have a 1-900-number for all of my ideas we’d be rich. This isn’t one of those holy-cow-how-did-you-ever-think-of-that ideas though. This is just one of those hey-it’s-Friday-and-these-are-some-really-cool-pins-I-saw-on-Pinterest-this-week ideas. Faux Zinc with Paint Feather Stamp from a Sweet Potato Watercolor […]
A few days ago, after unloading all of the groceries, I brought in my recent treasures from our oh-so-awesome local thrift store. What is that? Mom inquired. I’m not sure . . . yet. What are you going to do with . . . it? Don’t know . . . yet. Where are you going […]
There’s “recycling” and “upcycling”, and then there’s salvage . . . When something really should be considered trash. Those things that have set outdoors for years, in the rain, in the snow, in the heat . . . and the movers looked at each other and then back at you and said – “You’re keeping […]
We see verdigris all over the place. The Statue of Liberty is verdigris, for instance. Many don’t know what verdigris is or how it’s obtained, other than it’s a pretty shade of green or turquoise. In it’s natural state, verdigris is the patina that happens when bronze, brass or copper is weathered over time. Since […]
Project Nursery My clients want to add some frames in an antique gold finish on the wall opposite the cherry blossom tree mural. You didn’t think I was done with that job, did you? Nope. I’m headed over this weekend to add some more flowers and ‘magic’. But more on that later. Today’s about creating […]
I should call this “Ode to Rust Oleum & Krylon”. I’ve done my fair share of spray painting in the past. In fact, when I worked at the craft store, I was notorious for always spray painting something or other. I mean, if you had an entire spray paint aisle to choose from, wouldn’t you […]