Pure & Original Outdoor Bench: Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest

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Hello Friends!  It has been awhile since I have posted a furniture project!  I have been so very busy with opening up Renovar the Store that I haven’t had a chance to share a project with you in a very long time. I am sorry. The Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest™ gave me the perfect opportunity […]

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 […]

Easy DIY Chalkboard

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Today’s Transformation Tuesday project is a very simple up-cycle and only requires a few supplies: (affiliate policy) A wooden display frame of some sort  (if you don’t have any, here is a great resource for inexpensive and beautiful barnwood frames) Wood Filler 150 grit sandpaper painter’s tape Sponge brush chalkboard paint I was lucky enough to find […]

Repurposed jewelry organizer -from an old window & shelf

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So, It has been awhile my friends.  This is a soft opening of our new and improved website!  This is a feature we like to call Transformation Tuesday.  We don’t feature something every Tuesday but when we do feature something on a Tuesday – it is something that we have transformed and think it’s something […]

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 […]

Vintage Jello-Molds Up-Cycled Into a Candle Holder

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I haven’t been around lately, and tomorrow I am going to tell you why. So stay tuned.  This time for Transformation Tuesday, I am bringing you a quick, inexpensive, DIY up-cycled project.  Despite being so busy, I still manage to make time for crafting.  It relaxes me. Even if it only takes a few minutes […]

Oh My Heartsie Girl WW link party {Final week}

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This is another episode of the linky party that I have had the fortunate opportunity to participate in since the beginning of January.  It came with a lot of thought and reflection, and while I have been very grateful to Karren for affording this opportunity to not only me, but several other bloggers; this will […]

Old Window RE-PURPOSED to a Menu Chalkboard

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Transformation Tuesday: Old Window turned Menu Board I originally wrote and shared this post HERE.  Hey guys and welcome to another episode of Transformation Tuesday.  If you are new here, Transformation Tuesday It is where I showcase furniture that has been re-designed, re-purposed or re-loved.  Occasionally, I simply do an up-cycle project like this one. […]

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. […]