A vintage wooden shelf gets a makeover

Three Tiered Shelf Makeover…

A few months ago we purchased some vintage things from the estate sale of a former neighbor.  One item that I purchased with the intent of putting in my shop was a three tiered wooden shelf.  Now that I’ve given this shelf a makeover, I’ve decided that instead of selling it, I will keep it […]

May 2016 Stitch Fix Review

May 2016 Stitch Fix Review (Fix #35)…

How quickly a month goes by!  It seems like I just shared my April Stitch Fix box and now it’s time to share what I received for May. This month I requested a dress, casual tops for summer, and a skirt with a shirt to match.  My stylist, Brittany H., does a great job of […]

Best of the Weekend Link Party

Best of the Weekend…

It’s Friday night which means it’s time for the Best of the Weekend party.  Have you had a good week?  It’s been a long one for me as my allergies have been killing me.  It’s been all that I could do to make it through each school day.  I’m hoping that the pollen will soon […]

Make a table base using six vintage tennis rackets.

How to Make a Vintage Tennis Racket Table…

The Power Tool Challenge Team is back to share projects made with power tools.  Our goal is to encourage ladies to get in the workshop and to use power tools.  This month our theme is repurposed and I am excited to share how I used vintage tennis rackets to make a table base.   I […]

Best of the Weekend Link Party

Best of the Weekend…

It’s Friday night which means it’s time for the  Best of the Weekend party.   Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d love for you to do so. Amy, Ms. Toody Goo Shoes | […]

A Goodwill Desk Gets a Makeover

Desk Makeover in White and Gold…

It’s Themed Furniture Makeover Day!  Each month our DIY Furniture Girls group make over a piece of furniture with a theme.  This month our theme is neutral.  A desk that I found at Goodwill is my makeover piece. This desk is Ethan Allen and is solid in its construction.  The yellow paint is from the […]

I'm sharing unique antique and vintage items in this occasional blog series.

Vintage Monday – A New Series…

Since I can’t see to resist vintage or antique pieces, my house is chocked full.  I’ve inherited most of my things from my grandmothers and also from my mom and aunts.  Since I have what I think are some unique and interesting things, I’ve decided to start Vintage Monday, an occasional series where I’ll share […]

Best of the Weekend Link Party

Best of the Weekend…

It’s Friday!  The weeks are ticking down and before I know it, it will be summer vacation.  Our kids have a little over thirty days left and then it’s over.  This teacher thinks that she can hang on that long.  Enough about me, let’s get this  Best of the Weekend party started.   Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, […]

Wooden Knitting Basket Makeover

Knitting Basket Makeover (Thrift Store Upcycle Challenge)…

I truly have to stop myself from going into a thrift store any time I drive past.  I love going inside to see what treasures I may discover.  A favorite thing to do with the treasures that I find is to think of a way to update them or use them in a different way. […]

A Goodwill found Mid-Century Coffee Table Gets a Makeover with Paint

Mid-Century Coffee Table Makeover…

Last summer I scored a mid-century coffee table at Goodwill.  I gave it a makeover that I loved.  I didn’t need this piece in my home and I’ve tried to sell it, but haven’t been successful.  Since it would not sell, I decided to give it a second makeover. This is what this mid-century coffee […]

Best of the Weekend Link Party

Best of the Weekend…

It’s Friday night which means it’s time for the  Best of the Weekend party.   Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d love for you to do so. Amy, Ms. Toody Goo Shoes | […]

April 2016 Stitch Fix Review

April 2016 Stitch Fix Review (Fix #34)…

After not keeping anything from my March Stitch Fix box, I was more than ready to get my fix for April.  This fix was a great one and I kept it all. If you are new to Stitch Fix, after filling out a detailed style profile, a stylist personally selects five items for you to […]

Best of the Weekend Link Party

Best of the Weekend…

It’s Friday night which means it’s time for the  Best of the Weekend party. I’ve been on spring break this week and have so much enjoyed having a week to myself.  I thought that I would get so much accomplished with a week off and did do a lot but it was a drop in […]

Make a DIY bird feeder using a snack set or cup and saucer.

DIY Bird Feeder Using a Vintage Snack Set…

This week has been spring break and I’ve spent my time getting my home and garden ready for spring.  In celebration of spring, I’m teaming up with some blogging friends to share spring decor with you today.  Instead of sharing spring decor inside, I’m sharing how I’m decorating my flower beds outside with DIY bird […]

Book Suggestions for Spring 2016

2016 Spring Reading List…

I’m on spring break this week and one thing that I plan to do is relax with a good book.  I love to read but during the school year don’t do nearly as much of it as I’d like.  I thought it would be fun to share my 2016 Spring Reading List with you. I’ll […]