Refinished Pedestal Dining Table

Amy from High Style Restyle couldn’t have been more excited to get the call from her dad that a round pedestal table with a leaf was sitting curbside. She immediately raced over to snag it and begin its makeover. Amy started by sanding the ugly orange stain from the parquet top and refinished it. Next, […Read More]

Glazed Candle Holders

Larissa from The House on Harrison wanted some candlesticks for her master bath and found beautiful gold and white candle holders from Pottery Barn that were perfect for the space. Not surprisingly, the price was crazy, which propelled Larissa to refab some candlesticks of her own with spray paint and glaze. I think it’s amazing how Larissa’s use of glaze adds such depth and actually gives the appearance of carved stone.

refabbed candlesticks

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Oversized Pumpkin and Pear

Brittany from Pretty Handy Girl scored when she went to Goodwill.  She found a perfectly ugly pumpkin and gourd.  Okay so they technically weren’t ugly.  But in comparison to what she did with them they were. She was inspired by Ballard Designs Oversized Terra Cotta Pear for $49 each. Check out Pretty Handy Girl’s step-by-step […Read More]

Vintage Football Scoreboard Sign

As I share one of my latest projects from Infarrantly Creative, I realize that I have had some serious knock-off mania going on over there! This is another addition to the sports-themed big boy room I helped design for my 3-year-old nephew. Being a huge Philadelphia Eagles fan, my brother-in-law wanted to have a vintage-style […Read More]

Painted Foam Kitchen Mat

After a kitchen remodel, Roeshel from DIY Show Off needed a rug to go in front of her sink area. She couldn’t find one she liked so instead opted to paint her own mat inspired by vintage restaurant sign. While Roeshel says she is not an artist, I’m pretty blown away by her ability to […Read More]

White Country Dining Room Set

Tamara from Custom Creations by Tamara Bennett was at an open house when she laid on eyes on a gorgeous dining room set by Paula Deen. (Like Tamara, you may be thinking that you didn’t even know Paula had a furniture line. Surprise, surprise!) Tamara found a similar set on Craigslist and primed, painted, and […Read More]

White Louis XVI Square Back Chairs

J from A Girl and A Key was elated to find a set of four square back Louis XVI chairs on Craigslist for $125. J knew a coat of white paint and new upholstery were definitely in the works. Since this was J’s first go round with upholstering, she chose drop cloth fabric so it […Read More]

Red Glazed Bar Console

Nicole from Nicole Scott Designs turned a plain Jane console into an eye catching red bar following the tried and true steps of sanding, priming, and then painting. To add some depth, Nicole sanded the painted piece again and then wiped it with stain. I really love this bold pop of color. It without of […Read More]