Antique footstool makeover
This antique footstool holds a lot of fond memories, but has seen better days as far as appearance goes. A bit of elbow grease and she’s (almost) as pretty as new. *This post contains affiliate links to the products I used in this makeover. For full affiliate disclosure, please see sidebar or bottom of the […]
Finally! A round side table that fits!
Another Kijiji find, this round side table makeover was about as easy as they come. Sand, stain, seal and enjoy! Are you sick of my endless side table makeovers? When it comes to finding a round side table to sit between our two lazyboys, I am. It has been so hard to find a side […]
Card table makeover – or is it called a game table?
You’ve seen folding tables on Kijiji or Craig’s list – but did any of them look this good? They can with this inexpensive card table makeover! I’m pretty sure my Grandparents would have called this a card table? Maybe I’m wrong? After a Pinterest search for what to call this, I found that these old […]
Black bookcase stunner
A $30 find, patched, painted and finished with a bead board backing, turned into this black bookcase stunner! Thursday I showed off the black desk makeover and gave a little sneak peek at the bookcase I refinished to make an office combo. I won’t go through every single step again, if you want to know […]
Black desk makeover… to black?
This desk makeover is a bit different than the furniture makeovers I usually show… because I stripped it down and refinished it to the same colour. Yup, an ugly and damaged black desk to a clean and almost-new black desk – that’s a great makeover! There is a method to my madness though; first off, […]
Grandma’s corner cabinet makeover
This corner cabinet makeover took this piece from ornate and dated to crisp black and shaker-style with just a few pieces of trim, some wood filler and paint. I have had this corner cabinet (my grandmother’s) since my grandfather passed away about 25 years ago. It was a gift from him to her and it’s beautiful. […]
Refinishing a side table – and my first circle round!!
A $10 table can look like a million bucks with just a bit of elbow grease and a hint of confidence. Hellooooo my friends! I have been chugging away in the background building a board and batten wall in my dining room, refinishing an old oak school chair, building a cabinet for my daughter’s guinea […]