I’ve been out of town so much lately that I haven’t been able to eat all the strawberries I’ve picked up at the produce stand or enjoy the basil from my garden. I didn’t want these ingredients to go to waste so I decided to make an easy Strawberry Basil Simmer Pot. It’s the sweet smell of summertime.
A few months ago my parents saved the fencing that used to be around my childhood home, Loblolly Manor from the burn pile. The boards were in pretty rough shape but I was able to marry the weathered fencing with an industrial style shelving unit that was previously holding paint cans in the garage. Here’s a look at how all of the details came together.
The same day my mom and I worked to complete the neutral inspired chair transformation for Loblolly Manor, we started working on a set of chairs for one of my sisters. She bought these chairs at a recent yard sale for a whopping $10 and while I was at her house a few weeks ago she asked me to give them a coastal inspired makeover.
I wanted to share an update on my booth at the Pickers Market because I know there are many of you that are traveling out of town for the long holiday weekend. We’re knee deep in a busy tourist season and some of my favorite finds have come while I’ve been on vacation.
It’s hard to believe we found this chair at an estate sale for $32. The chair was well built but the color and cushion wasn’t the style we wanted. I knew we would be able to give it a new look even though we’re relatively new at upholstering. Here’s our experience and a beginners guide to chair upholstery.
One of my favorite features of the bedroom is the headboard we made from an old mantel. The mantel was a steal at $10. This is how we made my mantel to headboard dream a reality.
Have you ever been in a thrift store, an old barn or even a yard sale and completely fallen in love with a dresser? Then you pull out the drawers and this obnoxious odor hovers just under the tip of your nose. Here are 7 tips to help remove smelly odors from old dresser drawers.