Black accent wall

black accent wall, black bedroom wall, adding black to your bedroom

Want a high-impact, low-cost, minimal-work way to upgrade any room in your home? This black accent wall brought drama to my bedroom in less than a day! Hey guys! Life here has been crazy-busy – in a wonderful-but-exhausting way. I am a new Auntie – my brother and SIL had a GORGEOUS baby boy in […]

Refinishing veneer tables

Refinishing veneer tables, wood veneer table, refinishing veneer

Refinishing veneered tables isn’t impossible. With a bit of finesse, and some patience, you can bring new life to wood veneer furniture – including re-staining! It’s been awhile since I’ve shared a refinishing project hasn’t it?  Feels like AGES. This refinishing project is a bit different than I usually do because the tables had veneered […]

Painting an unfinished ceiling

painting exposed ceilings, painting unfinished ceilings, painting basement ceilings

Looking to upgrade your unfinished basement on a budget? See how I painted my exposed basement ceiling – including costs, colours, tips and how-to. Happy Easter everyone! I’ve been quiet on here for a couple of weeks now because of a fairly large project I’ve been working on… I’m FINALLY building/creating a budget laundry room! […]

Navy bedroom set

Navy bedroom set, navy bedroom furniture

Want to bring colour to your bedroom, but without making the walls feel “heavy”?  What about a navy bedroom set to bring sophistication and tradition together in a bold, but neutral palette? It’s funny, but since I graduated cabinetmaking school, I’ve been inundated with requests to refinish furniture? A couple of orders to make furniture, […]

Using high heat paint to restore a fire pit

using high heat paint to restore a fire pit

Has your bbq, wood stove, radiator or fireplace seen better days? Today I’m testing out using high heat paint to restore a fire pit. Have you tried high heat paint? It’s generally used to repaint an aging barbecue, clean up fire pits, wood burning stoves, radiators, or paint the inside of a wood burning fireplace. […]

How to refinish wood furniture

how to refinish wood furniture

With this sideboard makeover, in a two-tone finish, it was a perfect time to review my “How to refinish wood furniture” tips, tricks, products and what-not-to-do’s for both painted and stained furniture. Product list to the items I use regularly are lower in the post.  Amazon affiliate links I have been building and refinishing furniture […]

How to add feet to furniture – a china cabinet makeover

China cabinet makeover, glass cabinet makeover

I added feet, skirting, a drawer, and gave this china cabinet makeover a fresh coat of paint and stain to take it from “Blah” to “Blam!” Good morning sweet friends! It’s been a dog’s age since I’ve posted a furniture makeover on the blog hasn’t it? Time to rectify that! This cabinet was advertised as […]