DIY Hutch Makeover – Craigslist $25 find

Our 'formal dining room' needed some furniture to fill it, so I found this gem on Craigslist for $25!!!!!!!! DIY Hutch Makeover Commence! A personal goal I set for myself, well, for our home is to furnish the rest of it with Craigslist items or Goodwill purchases. We moved from a smaller home to a home over double its size, so we have had a few rooms to fill. You read right, TWENTY FIVE BIG ONES!!! It even has a light in it ... THAT WORKS!!!!! I love how it turned out.  Just waiting to find just the right hardware to finish the look ... What do you think? These 2 photos below is before it saw some Taradara action! HOW DID I DO IT? I removed the hardware and sanded the areas … [Read more...]

Thanks to my top referrers of 2010!!!!

I wanted my first post of the new year to be a 'Thank you' one to the top 15 blogs that have been a great help in getting my blog established with readers. I link to them to show my furniture make overs.  I used to look at these blogs and had them bookmarked, but to be participating in them now is a dream. They're great sites to look at if you're thinking of redo-ing a piece of furniture or your cabinets to see what others have done.  There are a lot of crafts linked to these sites as well!  It's worth taking a look at these blogs just for some inspiration! Maybe you can find something to add to your list of to do's in 2011! {like we need anymore} 1.  Miss Mustard Seed 2.  Primitive … [Read more...]