Our inspiration comes from Country Living Magazine and their Maine Coastal Look renovation feature. Sarah asked us to choose one of the following photos and then recreate their vibe with ‘junk’ from the thrifts.
Can you taste it? Summer freedom is just around the corner. No more lunches to pack or permission slips to sign. No more homework, no more books and you’ll earn zero dirty looks from the teacher if you end the year with this beauty of a teacher appreciation gift. I decided to make this free […]
Before we moved from Calgary I found this little vintage telephone table. I was so charmed by the shape of it that I snapped it up with intentions of making it sweet again. It was in pretty bad shape. It had a wiggly leg and the upholstery was…ew. But then we got the news that […]
I think this might be my favourite furniture redo yet. I’m really in love with it. This little $10 1950s side table was cute when I bought it despite the fact that the finish had water rings on it and it was flaking off on the top. Still, it was cute and I could have […]
I grew up on processed big brand peanut butter. It was so smooth and creamy and sweet and salty. Yum. We would buy it in big giant jars when it was on sale. And then we began to cut processed foods and really be aware of what it was we were consuming and so while peanut butter […]
My post about Starting a Side Business Flipping Used Furniture seems to have been of interest. I’m so glad! So I thought I’d follow it up with some examples of what to look for when you’re out at thrift shops or scouring VarageSale and Kijiji. These are the sorts of items that can be easily […]