I have been slowly refurnishing our oldest child’s vacated bedroom. Last fall, I was at an auction and they couldn’t get a bid on an antique dresser. I hadn’t intended to purchase a dresser, but I just can’t pass up a bargain. My husband would argue about the bargain part since he had to bring […]
After our oldest child moved out and took her bedroom furniture with her, we decided to replace her bed with a queen size bed. The only problem with that is we prefer antique furniture to new furniture. And, there aren’t queen size antique beds – at least none we could find. So, we attached a […]
After recently adding a new bed to our house, I was desperately searching for a bed skirt. I wanted it to be an ecru color, but not too dark. I knew I preferred having one with a deck (fabric between the mattress and box springs) as opposed to a wrap-around style. And, of course, it […]
I recently acquired this wooden box at an estate sale. While I love its size – just right for hanging on the wall to display pretty things, it had lost its initial luster. It was super easy to revive the box; less than an hour’s laboring. Here’s how I restored the antique wooden box’s original […]
My Bonnie Bunny punch needle kit comes with a small painted egg for the bunny to carry in his basket. To make the eggs, I start with glittery styrofoam eggs from the dollar store and paint them to create primitive, speckled eggs.