Would you believe this DIY china cabinet makeover was over 30 years in the making? That’s how long I’ve owned this china cabinet. It was the very first furniture piece I ever thrifted when I moved out of my parent’s house! Below you see it in my condo, before the makeover. Continue reading
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Mirror Makeover DIY – the Mullet Mirror
They don’t make ’em like they used to and this mirror makeover DIY can attest to that! Continue reading
How to Paint a Union Jack – Mantel Clock Makeover
After not quite nailing the Union Jack in our painting vinyl fabric post, we’re back to show you how to paint a union jack once again! This time, we’re making over a vintage mantel clock! And it’s redemption time! Continue reading
Pink Chalk Paint Furniture for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we just had to do a post on pink chalk paint furniture. Yesterday we shared how to chalk paint vinyl – the matching sewing stool to this mid century modern sewing table. Continue reading
How to Chalk Paint Vinyl
After showing how to paint with chalk paint in a previous post, I wondered about how to chalk paint vinyl too! Turns out it’s pretty easy!
Every October is breast cancer awareness month. So we painted this stool in a gorgeous peony pink chalk paint to participate in a campaign for breast cancer research. Continue reading
How to Stencil on Wood (+ Fix Paint Bleed)
We’ve shown you a few projects on how to stencil on wood (you can see all our previous stencil ideas here). The best outcome is always to stencil on wood without bleeding, but it doesn’t always work out that way. So today we’re showing you how to touch up those bleeds if they happen. Last, but not least, is our stencil storage hack. We have the best way for how to store stencils once you’re finished painting with them! Continue reading
How to Paint with Chalk Paint – Clock Shelf
Nothing is more fun than trying out new (to us) products! So today we’re showing you how to paint with chalk paint, use a silkscreen stencil and create your own grain sack stripe with tape! Using unfamiliar products can be a little intimidating so we’ll take you through this beginner project step-by-step to build your confidence! Continue reading
Drink Station / Potting Table
A drink station is just the upcycle we need right now to welcome friends and family once again and usher in the re-opening of the Province! With its maple leaf design, this upcycle will work indoors or out year round!
It will even work as a potting table if you choose to use it that way. Or I could see this sporting Mums in the Fall right on the porch! When you see the reveal, you may even want to adapt this as a bathroom vanity; the Canadiana vibe would be perfect for a cottage.
Painting Vinyl Fabric – With Fusion Mineral Paint!
Painting vinyl fabric couldn’t be easier! I love the hidden storage in a sewing stool so today I’m making one over by painting right over the vinyl with Fusion Mineral Paint! Hardly any prep necessary! Continue reading
Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket Inspired Upcycle
Growing up, I always admired the Hudson’s Bay point blanket that adorned my Great Aunt’s bed – with it’s iconic stripes! When I saw this knock-off at my local Value Village, I grabbed it knowing that point blanket stripes would inspire this project. Continue reading
Singer Sewing Table Makeover
When we found this vintage Singer sewing table at a local thrift shop (missing the treadle and band wheel), I couldn’t resist the challenge to repair the veneer and breathe new life into it! I had two very distinct visions for it – so we’ve upcycled it twice! We’ll have one reveal for you today and another – more unique one – next time. Continue reading