This is the end to one of the boys’ old bunk beds. I have four of them. I’ve had them for about four years. I’ve been saving them for something. I just didn’t know what. Until recenly… We took one and primed it. Then my husband built this out of scrap wood from his shop: […]
Trash to treasure… from table to kid’s desk.
This table was another side-of-the-road freebie. Nothing fancy. I could have just painted it. But I had a little more of a vision for this one… I had to enlist the help of my husband. He’s got a lot of scrap wood in his shop, and since we are in a rough financial spot right […]
Desk and Chair Makeover (For Free!)
I found this chair on the side of the road. It was originally brown (I forgot to take a picture before I primed it). I took the seat cushion off (just flip the chair over and there are usually 4 screws on each corner to unscrew). I used the free paint from the paint store […]
Mini dresser transformation. For free (or close to it).
Here’s another side-of-the-road freebie — this little end table/cabinet /dresser thing. I picked that sucker up as soon as I saw it sitting out there all alone… But I don’t really care for that veneered/laminate wood look. And I really really don’t like the hardware. So I took off the hardware, put on one […]
Trash to treasure. Cutest. Table. Ever. (And it was totally free)
A little paint goes a long way… Did you know that most paint stores have paint samples that they want to get rid of? Many people return samples to the store after they use them. The paint store has no use for them anymore, and they will give them to you for free. All you […]
10 Tips for New Parents
We have a 16, 13, 8, 7, 4, 3, and almost 2-year-old in our house. I have learned a lot along the way. I thought I’d share a couple things…things I wish I’d done from the start. Tips 1-8 are things you need to have. If you have a baby shower coming up, put them […]