The Pedestal Table and the Plan!

The Pedestal Table and the plan I am so excited to share The Pedestal Table and the Plan post!.  A few weeks back I stumbled on the site with plans for a farmhouse pedestal table, also called a harvest table.  I fell totally in love with the post of this farmhouse pedestal table, so I decided to give it a try.  This was the first time I had built anything since high school shop class but that did not stop me! I grabbed the plan, forced the hubby (who’s a great sport I might add), into the car and headed off … Continued

$17 Dresser Makeover

Happy Tuesday everyone!  Today I will share our lovely dresser redo.  While out at garage sales, we came across this little gem for $10.  The dresser is a Century Furniture Company piece.  The drawers are all dove tailed, real wood, and we all know if you’re not building it yourself, an antique is the only way you will find real wood today! We got to work and gave this great piece a face lift for the upcoming move to Crysta’s new apartment. 1. We painted the dresser black and white (we used these colors because we already had them on … Continued

$15 Garage Sale Find Goes Upscale!

DIY $15 Coffee Table Makeover Happy Monday!  Sharing my $15.00 Coffee Table Makeover found from a garage sale.  My husband and I were wondering around, and finally found a great sale that had reasonable prices, so we jumped at the chance to bargain a $25 table to $15! List: -$15 table with glass top (what a steal!) -Anne Sloan Chalk paint Old Ocher (had) -Anne Sloan Clear and brown wax (had) -3 cans Rustolem Flat chestnut spray paint (bought $4.00 a can returned by someone) -120 grit sand paper (small piece – had) -2 HOURS MAX TIME 1.   First, … Continued

$3 Garage Sale Table Frame Turned Bench

$3 Garage Sale Table Frame Turned Bench Happy Sunday everyone!  Today, we are going to share how our $3 garage sale table frame turned bench.  As you all know, our daughter is getting ready for her own place, and we are starting to put the pieces together for the big move in.  At a garage sale, we found a $3 table frame treasure!  The old metal table frame that was silver and gold, was turned to bright and beautiful! Needs List: -Old table frame (We found ours at a garage sale) -Steel Wool -Paint with Primer (any color you like) … Continued

DIY Shutter Towel Rack

DIY Towel Racks

DIY Shutter Towel Rack In our upstairs bathroom, which is primarily used as a guest bathroom or when my other daughter comes home for a weekend visit, I needed to come up with a functional yet decorative way to keep bath towels in the bathroom because the space doesn’t have a lot of storage.  I decided I would make a piece that could be displayed as a wall hanging, but it would also double as a towel rack for my daughter or our guests.  After a few hours of thinking up designs, I had it..I would make a DIY Shutter … Continued

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