Sourcing vintage wood frames and repairing them and finishing them costs under $10. Plus, there’s the added bonus that I love of using something that might end up in the trash AND of making it better than it was when I found it.
Last week I mentioned the chairs I wanted to protect against the rain. They are in reality dining room chairs, but both being pretty water damaged, I felt okay using them outside. They match the little table my dad and I made together (it folds up, pretty sweet right?), soRead More
Today was so rainy. I actually really liked it. I worked on crochet stuff earlier, and then was a kit making machine for the rest of the morning. The rain was nice but completely foiled my plans for the Lamp Remake today. You see I picked out my spray paintRead More
Lamps are expensive. This one is free and in our possession already. It’s not half bad either, just a little, well…. “out dated”, not in a fun funky interesting vintage way either. Jason also needs a lamp for his work area, but this one isn’t so great because the shadeRead More
I’m so happy that it’s just about finished. I put on the first two coats of paint today. I’m letting it dry overnight and I’ll give it coats one and two tomorrow.Read More
It seems that the dresser was varnished more vigerously than the drawer fronts were. That and I ran out of my good sand paper, which I didn’t realize was my good sandpaper because I didn’t realize there was a better and worse. With the limited selection for my little mouseRead More