Can you use a larger jewelry box that is also a vanity? Then meet “Jules,” a stylish jewelry armoire vanity. Talk about storage!
I’ve always wanted to create a “Family Established & the Year” sign. Do you know the ones I’m talking about? After finding this cool old wooden tray at the thrift store, I decided to create a colorful family tray.
Excuses, excuses…but hear me out. I have a good excuse for not keeping my blog current: we moved! After living in Southern California for 35 years, we retired, and moved back to Northern California, where it all began. That’s the short story.
And now onto my new obsession: Jewelry Box Makeovers. Here is my first “JB” transformation. Continue reading “My Newest Obsession: JB Makeovers”
I bought this vintage humidor cabinet a few months ago. I like all the detail on the legs and cabinet door. I was pleasantly surprised when I opened the door and found the copper interior. It’s a humidor cabinet, used for storing cigars.
How is it that our kids grow up so quickly? One day, it’s their first day of elementary school, and the next, you’re moving them into their college dorm. Yes, it happens that fast–or so it seems.
Were you surprised to find out how small the dorms room are? There isn’t much space for extra furniture or much-needed storage. However, you’ll probably be able to squeeze a narrow nightstand in, which happens to be painted in their school colors!
Starting with this old nightstand, I sketched out my idea for this makeover.
This old tray was perfect for serving up my inspiration for its new look. Although the picture is quite pretty, it wasn’t part of my plan. Continue reading “Repurposed Tray & City Map”
Potatoes enjoy being stored in a dry, dark place. But they are also easily forgotten until you later find them in the back of the pantry growing the latest science experiment.
When I spotted this really old vegetable bin, I
quickly grabbed slowly lugged it back to the car. It became my next makeover.