Vanity Makeover, Before and After Photos

On my Facebook Page I posted a picture of some fabric and a purple vanity.  I asked which fabric to use on the bench that goes with it.  And boy oh boy, did I get some responses!  Thank you everyone!!!   I’m very indecisive.  It’s really a curse. Here is the before on this vanity. AFTER!!  […]

Kids Bedrooms… Still in the works

This weekend we started working on the kids’ bedrooms.  It’s time to get the rest of their stuff out of boxes and organized!  I’m not sure why, but things always seem quicker in your mind than reality.  Reality is, we have 3 kids and only two of us.  Can you say OUT NUMBERED!  Plus one […]

Farmhouse Dining Room

We’ve been in our house 4 months now and I haven’t painted a single wall, until now.   So while the husband was away hunting for the week, I had asked my mom to come stay for a week so I could start a few projects.  I wanted to start with our dining room.  It will […]

Working on New Painted Furniture

I’ve been staying busy in this cold winter in Minnesota.  These are a few items that will be at the next show I do in September, Homespun Stitches, Jackson, MN. I’ll have show dates posted once we have decided when they will be. Stay tuned! Sondra

Fireplace Mantel

We are planning on selling our home within the next few months.  So with that being said, be prepared for posts about staging, decorating, home improvement etc.  I really don’t consider myself a “professional stager” so chime in (PLEASE) with any comments or advice. We have already cleared out about half the furniture and stuff […]

Antique Country Style Buffet

Back in late December, I had posted this picture of this antique buffet on my facebook page (www.facebook.com/countrystyleaccents ).  I wanted opinions of what color to paint it. The wood veneer really was pretty, however, it had some major flaws that really couldn’t be fixed.  So paint I must do.  If you look at the […]

How to Clean Your Painted Furniture

So you went to one of those shops and found that PERFECT painted piece of furniture.  You buy it, take it home, and set it up where you want it to go, then decorate!  Doesn’t it look GREAT!  One of the questions I get a lot when selling my painted furniture is ‘how do I […]

10 Things to Avoid When Buying Used Furniture

First of all, sorry that this will be wordy and not many pictures.  This is probably the question I get asked the most from everywhere.  These are from my own personal experience and personal preferences.  But I do hope this helps either buy better or not be afraid to buy used. In today’s society, there […]

%d bloggers like this: