Musical Chair!

I love thrift shopping so much that I sometimes pick up things for my friends that I just know they will love! Here is an excellent example. My friend Melinda was looking for a small chair for her dressing table and mentioned she liked a chair that I had in my stash...

How To Update A Vanity On A Budget!

Here it is – finally! My master bathroom vanity update on a budget! I had been shopping for the perfect size cabinet for this small bathroom and wanted it to be vintage but functional at the same time. No big-box store vanity for this gypsy! I scored this lovely...

How to Paint a Bookcase with Chalk Paint

So, what do you do with a long weekend and it rains everyday? Why, if you are like me-you take advantage of that ‘indoor’ time and dive into some fun and fabulous DIY projects! I picked up this cute little solid wood bookcase from The Regeneration Station....

From Drab to Fab!

So, this post comes to you from my friend Erika who is in the process of rejuvenating an old house into a wonderful and cozy home. She is super talented with a keen eye for detail and this is her latest vintage find that just needed that ‘little something...

Turning Books into Works of Art

There are so many good thrift stores out there and I love to visit every one of them in my spare time. Many of them have used books galore. Some I purchase because I intend to read them. Others are for DIY projects. I do like using books as part of my vignettes and I...

From Idleness into Inspired Music Room

So, how do you take a room from not-being-used at all to a fabulously wicked music room? One vintage piece of furniture (couch) and a can of paint! Seriously–that is all it took folks. A trip to my favorite up-cycled and vintage store The Regeneration Station...

Spring Has Finally Arrived – Or Not!

At last, long last…spring is here in its official capacity. Although depending on where you live, it may seem like ole’ man winter is hanging on by the seat of his pants! Well, on with it then. Welcome to my first blog post! I have been a self-proclaimed...