If there's one thing we know, it's how to shop at flea markets. The more you practice, the more you get better. Right? And while it doesn't require any special skills, sometimes negotiating prices can be intimidating. So we decided to share some of our flea market shopping secrets with you! Keep reading for our top five tips for flea market shopping.You're going to want to pin this one for later too! Some of my most favorite vintage finds have been discovered at a flea market. These are … [Read more...] about Top 5 Tips for Flea Market Shopping
Here are a few more benches and a foot stool that we painted, waxed and recovered with burlap sacks. We made our own chalk paint for the white and blue benches. Then we rubbed on a dark wax for a smooth finish. Our personal favorite is the blue "kitchen queen" potato sack! These are perfect accessories for your living room or a mudroom for putting on shoes... or perhaps in a bedroom or by your front door. There are countless possibilities. Would be great in a room with some burlap pillows … [Read more...] about More burlap foot stools and benches.
If you are like us, there are times when you remodel a room early on in home ownership, you make hasty decisions that you later regret... for us, it was the extra bathroom downstairs that is most frequently used by our guests. Let me start with a little history. This is a very, very tiny bathroom. An add-on by previous owners to the back porch of our 100 year-old home. A few years ago my husband crafted some board and batten to cover the uneven plaster walls and also used some beadboard … [Read more...] about DIY Chippy Painted Bathroom Vanity
I love the look of furniture on a porch. We have a generous, covered front porch that I choose to decorate as if it was my second living room. :) I finally got around to painting some of my furniture and accessories this week - including a garage sale dresser that was in okay shape (nothing I would put inside my house). Right now, I'm in love with turquoise and orange combinations. I recently purchased some emerald teal colored paint (aka Gypsy Teal) and couldn't wait to paint something in … [Read more...] about Turquoise Paint Washed Front Porch Dresser