Prepping a Dixie Dresser

Painted furniture is very “in” right now.  Ever buy something you think is a steal only to find out later that it’s really not?  That’s what happened with this dresser I got from a second-hand store.  Prep work is a pain but a very important step.

Here’s what you should know…

Mahogany dresser painted black

Continue reading “Prepping a Dixie Dresser”

Thrift Store Makeovers (and other surprises)

I can’t believe how nice these turned out!  I love a good bargain and thrift store shopping provides plenty of that. Maybe I need to re-name my blog to Thrifty Fifty’s…hmmm. Continue reading “Thrift Store Makeovers (and other surprises)”

Sunshine Dresser Makeover

This is so stinkin’ cute!  I love when a plan comes together.

Continue reading “Sunshine Dresser Makeover”

Summer Growth

It’s not only my illegal rebel garden that has been growing!   Continue reading “Summer Growth”


Sometimes I need to stop thinking and turn my mind off and the best way for me to do that is to distract myself with my hobbies (or a couple of beers will work too).   Continue reading “Hobbies”

Rescued Dresser

I hope you are just as amazed by this transformation as I am.  This is my passion!  This is what I love to do, I rescue furniture and have the best time making it pretty again.

Ugly brown Art Deco Dresser in need of a rescue

Continue reading “Rescued Dresser”

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Dresser

One year of blogging!  It’s a blog-aversary so I thought I’d re-blog the original that got me started on this journey.   Continue reading “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Dresser”