Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Ready for new home

I love this rocking chair and the more I painted and sanded and polyed the more I loved it...secretly wishing it's buyer would change her mind (kidding Jenell). Maybe oneday I will come across another rocker built as well as this one and comes to life like this one did.

Friday, March 23, 2012


My mom has been visiting for a few days so we have hit up several antique places in the area. Today I came across these 2 trunks that, when we opened them, were full of lighting equipment.  I bought them with plans to rehab the trunks and then figure out what to do with the lighting equipment at a later date.  I plan on rehabbing them into either toy boxes, coffee tables, benches, the possibilities are endless!
The trunks measure 30 L x 17 W x 18 H and both come with a pull out tray that has dividers.

Below are a few pics...if interested in one of them let me know ASAP so you can choose your paint color,etc... If you are interested in any lighting equipment let me know as well and I will give you a list of what was inside each trunk, I just went ahead and took pictures once I got home I still need to clean up the light bulbs as they had dust on them but are apparently still useable.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Busy Busy Busy

It's been a busy week at my house! My husband is finishing up building the set for the spring children's musical for our church so he has pretty much taken over my workspace thus putting larger pieces on hold until this weekend.

While he has been occupying my space I have taken over the sun porch and cranked out a few smaller projects. I had a couple of vintage wrought iron plant holders I added some of my favorite turquoise paint to, I worked on a chalkboard made from an old cabinet door and I finished the bench from my previous post.

The bench is NOT FOR SALE at this time but I can make more chalkboards in a variety of colors, right now I have turquoise, red, lime green, yellow and hot pink. The plant holders are for sale too, either alone or as a set (actually a set of 3 but have not finished the 3rd one yet, the one pictured is the 2 tiered plant holder the other 2 are 1 tier). Contact me if you are interested in purchasing.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Sneaky Peek

Here is a sneaky peek of what is to come in the next week. I actually picked up this vintage water bench at a auction a couple years ago and I love it just the way it is. I toy with painting or staining it every few months but after watching a squirrel try to have his way with it last week I have decided to bite the bullet and sand it and take a brush to it.
Not sure yet if I will sell it or keep it, if you are interested shoot me a message and we can discuss.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

The Sanibel

Here is "The Sanibel" a cute side/occasional table. I love how she turned out, the beachy blue color makes me wish I had a beach house to put her in! me for pricing information

Friday, March 9, 2012

Coming along nicely...

I am almost finished with the rocking chair and thought I would post a preview pic. Please ignore the craft room mess in the background, it was too wet and gloomy to get a good pic outside today. I am seriously in love with this vinagey green color!! Now on to distressing this beauty, will post a pic when completed.


Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Rocking Chair Rehab

I got this great rocking chair from a friend who was moving out of state, it was GROSS to say the least. The BEFORE pic is after she tried "cleaning" it up before I picked it up from her. I came home and sanded it and sanded it and sanded it.

Now with a coat of black paint it looks fabulous! I am not finished with it yet, so be on the lookout for another AFTER pic in the next few days!