Surviving Summertime in the South with Duracell

Surviving Summertime in the South #PrepWithPower #shop

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Surviving Summertime in the South #PrepWithPower #shop

How is it that you picture Summertime in the South? Possibly with a soft breeze blowing through stately oaks and some sweet tea on the front porch in a rocking chair. What about  with a weather radio and a steady supply of Duracell batteries? [Read more...]

Current State of Affairs | The Living Room

Current State of Affairs | Our Living Room Mid-Makeover #LivingRoomMakeover #makeover #livingroom

You know how experts tell you the best place to look to determine your decorating style is your closet? Well my living room looks a lot like my closet. Full of a lot of stuff that doesn’t belong and, oh yeah, a lot of neutral. So after some years of staring into my closet trying […]

DIY Pallet Board Photo Holder | Nautical Style Whale

DIY Pallet Wood Photo Holder #nautical #whale #palletproject

I am admittedly obsessed with taking photos. Especially of my kids at the beach. I am not, however, as obsessed with printing said photos out to enjoy. I do try and make an effort to come up with creative and easy ways to display as many of the these photos as possible.

Making Over An Antique Sideboard Buffet | The Client Files

Antique Sideboard Buffet Makeover | The Client Files #paintedfurniture #milkpaint

If it seems like every post is a client file these days, you’re sort of right. I’ve had a lot of commission pieces over the last couple of months and this family heirloom is the last in a long line of furniture that I am lucky enough to have gotten my hands on here lately.

Client Files | Vintage Sideboard Buffet Dresser Makeover

Vintage Dresser Sideboard Buffet Makeover #furnituremakeover #paintedfurniture

Regardless of what you call it, a sideboard, a buffet, a dresser or a changing table this vintage beauty is stunning in her new colors. Some variation of the color I used on the same client’s China Hutch Makeover. Something a little deeper, richer and make possible by a very kind guy named Winston at […]

That One Time I Turned A Placemat Into A Bathroom Rug

How to Make a Bathroom Rug from a Placemat #bathroomideas #rugidea #tutorial

I’m betting your first question is, why would anyone want to turn a placement into a bathroom rug? So what would possess me to repurpose a placemat into a bathroom rug? The answer is… I have no shame. No really, the answer is I needed the perfect rug for this space and I could not […]

How to Turn A Plant Stand Into A Gorgeous Side Table | The Gilded Owl

How to Turn A Planter Into A Side Table #owl #repurpose #upcycle

I’m over at Remodelaholic today sharing how I turned this cute little owl plant stand into a beautiful golden side table for my niece’s bedroom. Join me over there today and I’ll see you back over here later in the week for regularly scheduled programming. Find today’s post here

From Tile Top to Herringbone Table Makeover | Part 2

Tile Top Makeover | DIY Wood Herringbone Table #tablemakeover #furnituremakeover #diy

Here’s part 2 of our outdated tile top table makeover. See Part 1 of our Tile Top Table Makeover for the story of why I went to such trouble to update this table and how we used glue {yes, glue!} to attach the herringbone pattern, making it easy peasy! Way back in February of last […]

Client Files | Vintage 1970s Sideboard Makeover


You always notice the big ones. Those grand pieces. The ones that always catch your eye at the thrift store or yard sale. Their glorious makeovers all the rage on Pinterest. But the little guys, like this vintage 1970s sideboard, often get overlooked. Especially if they are currently sitting in your home. Chances are you […]