Ugly Gold Fixture Transformed

gold fixtureI am very excited for this post!  I am so proud of Farm Boy and how talented he is.  It seriously amazes me  that I can show him a picture of something, find something similar that I think can be transformed, and poof somehow he does it.

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aug 2013 070Oil rubbed bronze paint is amazing!  I know this is old news but I have been collecting some ugly gold things that I have purchased at Goodwill. Continue reading

My $2.00 Yankee Candles

July 2 001 CopyRemember when I lost my wick?  Well you will never believe what I found.  Continue reading

My Goodwill Find of a Lifetime

2013 035 I know I have said this so many times but I love going to Goodwill!  I love to look for pieces of furniture that are ugly.  Now this piece is not ugly but no one wanted it.  I couldn’t figure out why until I really started looking at it.

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Glam Mod Podge Container

3-29-3 002What girl doesn’t like a little sparkle? Is that even a question?  So one day I was looking at my almost empty container of hair treatment and  noticed the shape of the container. There was no way I was throwing it away so….. Continue reading

My $27 Makeover

DSC_0086On one of my Goodwill visits I found this desk that was badly beaten up.  DSC_0087It had a

huge gouge on the top but I knew with some sanding and paint it was going to be a beauty. With dovetailed drawers and even a bottom cedar lined drawer who could pass up $15! On a different visit I found this! Continue reading

My Old Wicker Chairs

july 030 copyI remember the day I bought these chairs.  We were newlyweds and had just built a house with a big front porch.  I miss that porch.  Anyway, I saw these Martha Stewart chairs at K-Mart for only $50.  I wasn’t expecting them to last very long but they are still hanging in there 10 (or 14) years later.  Continue reading