Sometimes you find beautiful things but they need a little freshening up. This sure was the case for this old oval hatbox. I stumbled across it at our local thrift store. I loved its shape and it once had a beautiful handpainted design on it but was chipped and just in need of a refresh. […]
This old Dolls Highchair is a bit of a special piece for my hubby and I. We bought it about 7 years ago when we began our journey of becoming parents. The first time for my hubby but I already have 2 beautiful grown-up kiddos. Sadly we have endured a tough road and had multiple […]
Christmas in July is a popular event here in Australia. The main reason behind this is because it is Winter here and we get a chance to celebrate Christmas in the peek of our coldest temperature. Rather than in Summer when it’s stinking hot! So today I’m sharing 5 Easy Farmhouse Christmas In July Projects […]
Sometimes in my job, I get to work on some super cool pieces. This sure was the case for a recent custom makeover for a very dear customer of ours. Her house is filled with beautiful Victorian pieces some of which I would NEVER lift a paintbrush too. However, this glorious old washstand didn’t fit […]
This grand old gal once was a dressing table but when she came to me she was completely missing her mirror. So with a little modification to the back of her, I turned her into a sideboard. Today I’m sharing a fun way on How To Use A White Decor Transfer on a Farmhouse Sideboard.
Sometimes you can find the cutest little things but they don’t fit with your decor or might be looking a little worse for wear. This sure was the case for this little watering can that I found awhile back at my local thrift store. So today I’m sharing a fun way on how to Upcycle […]
This set of shelves have been on my to-do list for far too long! And is much needed in the studio to display some more goodies. So today I’m sharing how to upcycle some old shelves using stamps.
Finding old things to upcycle and repurpose is so much fun. This sure was the case for this old paddle that I found a little while back in the thrift store. It was a little dated and needed some refreshing up. So today I’m sharing how to upcycle an old paddle with paint pouring.
We are in strange times with this COVID-19 Virus and all of us are slowly adjusting to a new way of being. Tomorrow is ANZAC Day here in Australia and there will be no going to dawn services to remember and honour all of those brave soles who have gone to war and kept us […]
You know when you’ve had a chalkboard for a while it starts to lose the ability to write on it. Yes, you could reapply some more black paint to keep on using it but today I’m sharing another fun way on how to upcycle a Farmhouse Chalkboard.
Finding old bits and pieces to upcycle is such a fun thing to do. It gets your creative juices flowing and there is a sense of achievement when your all finished. A while ago while out thrifting I came across an old kettle and an old sifter. Someone had already started to give them a […]
A while back while out thrifting I came across a pre-painted kettle and a flour sifter. They were both looking pretty sad and lonely on the shelf and I couldn’t pass them by. They at least deserved to have a fresh new look. So today I’m sharing how to upcycle an Old Farmhouse Kettle using […]
Today I’m sharing how to upcycle a farmhouse bathroom stool that I painted 23 years ago when my son was 1 year old. There are so many wonderful memories of giggles and singing while teeth were being cleaned or hands were being washed with both my kids, that I just couldn’t bear to toss it […]
A couple of weekends ago Hubby and I went out to vist his parents in Eugowra, which is in the western part of New South Wales. While we were there his mum asked if I would mind helping her with an old dresssing table that used to be part of a pub that they own […]
Sometimes when you find an old piece of furniture it may be missing a drawer, a door or a top. This was the case with the piece I am going to share with you today! It was completely missing it’s top but it had good bones that were definately worth saving. So let’s get on […]