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DIY Raised Vegetable Garden

DIY Raised Vegetable Garden

I don’t know about you, but I am so over winter. I am not a fan of the cold as it is (which is why I moved to Georgia) but this winter was particularly harsh. Fortunately, Spring is creeping in! For years now, i’ve said […]

Flea Market Finds: Hallmark Christmas Countdown

Flea Market Finds: Hallmark Christmas Countdown

Yesterday was my husbands day off – and like most of his days off, we spend them cramming in every errand under the sun. It’s not an easy task. Grocery shopping, doctors appointments, runs to Home Depot, etc. They all have to be done in […]

Mid Century Hollywood Regency Chest of Drawers

Mid Century Hollywood Regency Chest of Drawers

It’s been a while since I’ve had any updates to share but if you’re a fan of I’m So Trashy on Facebook, you may has seen a sneak peek of this piece. I’ve been working on several projects but being a perfectionist, it takes me […]

How to Remove Veneer from Furniture

How to Remove Veneer from Furniture

How many times have you walked away from a piece of furniture that you loved, because the veneer was in bad shape? I’m willing to bet it’s happened at least once in your lifetime. It’s happened to me on several occasions in the past. If […]

DIY Wooden Harvest Banner

DIY Wooden Harvest Banner

Hot chocolate, apple cider, falling leaves and festivals. These are just a few of the reasons that I love Fall/Autumn. I get a serious case of the warm fuzzies. To me, it’s a time of family togetherness, snuggling on the couch and baking. Such a […]

Flea Market Finds: Vintage Pepsi Crates

Flea Market Finds: Vintage Pepsi Crates

Vintage soda crates are all the rage right now. They’re great to use as home decor pieces or to upcycle into something wonderful. A quick search on Pinterest will turn up several wonderful ideas! I’ve been wanting to get a few for my home but […]

Refinished Harp Back Chairs

Refinished Harp Back Chairs

I haven’t had much time to post much┬álately, as I’ve been super busy. In additional to SEVERAL of my own projects, I’ve also been doing custom refinishing projects. I just completed a set of 4 chairs and am getting ready to start 2 side tables […]

DIY Chalk Paint Recipe

DIY Chalk Paint Recipe

If you’ve ever used chalk paint, you already know how fabulous it is. It cuts your workload in half, dries beautifully, and adheres to most surfaces. The downside? It’s quite pricey (average price is $32-$40 per quart) and you’re somewhat limited on color choices. There’s […]

Mid Century Modern Chest of Drawers

Mid Century Modern Chest of Drawers

I’ve been hard at work in my garage, refinishing several vintage and antique pieces. Currently, I’m working on an antique buffet from the early 1900’s (click here to see the “before” pic), an antique sleigh bed (from the late 1800’s), a mid century chair and […]

Flea Market Find: Chest of Drawers

Flea Market Find: Chest of Drawers

After selling the last chest of drawers that I redid (click here to see it), I started searching high and low for another one. I was very specific with what I was looking for. The finish and condition didn’t matter but it had to be […]