Refinished Nautical Dresser at Renovar

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Hello Friends, Welcome back to our blog page! We are staying quite busy this winter with new classes and workshops for all tastes! We couldn’t be happier with the way all of you have welcomed us to the community! We thank you! Here is a first look at a beautiful nautical dresser that is now […]

New Products and Pieces at Renovar 5-27-16

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Hello all! Thank you to everyone who made our April 24th Grand Opening a huge success! We met so many people who were welcoming us to Griffith. They were glad to see something “cool” move into the space. We were fortunate to have Lady’s Gourmet Popcorn of Griffith give us two delicious tubs of their […]

Our GRAND OPENING Celebration is APRIL 24th!

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We are so excited to be celebrating our Grand Opening. If you don’t know what Renovar is, we are a new store in the ever-growing and very cool downtown Griffith business district. We are located at the corner of Main and Broad. Our Grand Opening celebration is a one-day event from 12pm to 6pm. We […]

Thrift Store Weathered Bookshelf Makeover Using Pallets

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Welcome back to another fun and exciting month of our themed furniture group – Furniture  Refresh! I was really going back and forth about which of my projects to use for this months theme ~ weathered. I love weathered furniture. So many pieces of the furniture in my own home have a weathered finish to […]

Restoration Hardware Inspired Restored Trunk

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I am shouting out loud. From the rooftops! (Okay, not really) However, a few months ago, I was doing a happy dance, jumping up and down, screaming hysterically like a straight up lunatic in a rage of happy hysteria in my living room when I was contacted by Melody from My Passion for Decor asking if […]

5 Colorful Furniture Ideas to Brighten Your Home

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Hey guys. It is that time again – Transformation Tuesday.  I have been so busy organizing our home that I haven’t done any new furniture projects lately.  So, today, I am showing how you can make a big impact in your home by transforming it with a little bit of color! Is your home mainly neutral […]

DIY Two-Tone Furniture Makeover – Part Two

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HOW TO STRIP, SAND, PAINT, STAIN and AGE FURNITURE (Part 2) Welcome back~ this is part two of the strip it, sand it, stain it, paint it and age it post.  To see part one of this tutorial, CLICK HERE. STAINING I stained the tops and the drawers with dark walnut oil based stain from […]

From baby changing table to wet bar / kitchen island

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Welcome to another transformation Tuesday!!  This time I am showing you how I took a baby changing table and made it into a kitchen island or wet bar if you fancy…  I originally shared this post on Becca’s blog HERE! I started out with a cherry finish baby changing table that I purchased from a […]

DIY Two Tone Furniture Makeover – Part 1

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How to Strip, Sand, Paint, Stain and Age Furniture – Part 1   My mom, one of Renovar’s number one fans and supporters of my new endeavor, purchased 3 tables at a thrift store she frequents.  I work Monday through Friday from 7:30-4:00 so I have VERY limited time to shop for furniture or projects to […]

Transformation Tuesday – Ombre Dresser with Painted Copper Top

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  Hello guys! Hope fall is treating you well. It is super duper cold and dark and windy and chilly already in Northwest Indiana. It really makes me sad that summer is over ~ especially since summer basically was also super duper cold and chilly too!  Mother Nature REALLY needs to get her act together. […]