Chippy, crackled and lovely!

Miss mustard seed milk paint

Last year, I was fortunate enough to have attended a magnificent barn/estate sale 2 miles away from our home. It was unlike anything I’d ever seen with lines spanning down the length of the massive driveway and all the way down the road. The contents, oh the glorious contents of this home were just breathtakingly […]

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Dumpy to Debutant, the tale of a teal distressed desk

Teal desk

I rescued this gorgeous desk from a grungy old garage having already had my plan of attack in minds. I love blues and greens in particular, teal and turquoise. After seeing how the drawer pulls cleaned up, I knew my color combo was going to be perfect! You can’t tell from this photo, but they […]

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Worn Seat Deacon’s Bench

Milk paint deacons bench

Worn seat!? Yup, that’s what I’m calling it and here’s how it came to be. If I had to take a guess, I’d say this particular bench was from the 60’s or 70’s, but that’s purely a non deacon bench expert opinion. It was in really excellent shape aside from a wonky spot on the […]

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Gold Goddess Waterfall Vanity

Metallic waterfall vanity

By now you may have seen that there was a slight lull in writing on the blog that began around January of this year (2014). You can read all about the reasons for that here. Any who, there were tons and tons of projects that I finished, but never posted about. I’m making up for […]

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Love me a chippy chest!


I’d been holding on to this beauty for a LOOOOOONG time, dreading the daunting task of cleaning and prepping for her inevitable makeover. Here she is before a deep and I do mean deep cleaning. Her former residence was a lovely old barn and man did she come complete with the remnants of her former […]

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