Coral & Gray Bedroom Makeover – ROOM REVEAL

This room started out as a space whose door was shut all the time.  My nephew had moved in with us for a short time years ago and that was his room.  When he decided to move back home my heart broke in half so I didn’t open the door for a long time.  I finally decided it was time to create new memories in that room and it was really cathartic to envision a new space for our family and the guests that enter that house. So 18 months ago I started that process.  Today it is complete.

coral-and-gray-bedroom

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Vintage Metal Magazine Rack Revamp

Well, it is official, after a year and a half my guest room is complete. I will show you the room in its entirety later this week.  ROOM REVEAL ALERT!  Woo hoo! The last and final touch was a little magazine rack I found at the same auction I got the vintage sheet that I made into a skirt, and the little chevron stool.  It was very tarnished but I loved the vintage metal look and thought it would be a great place to store my decor magazines.  Spray paint to the rescue!

spray-painted-magazine-rack

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Restor-A-Finish on a Serpentine Dresser

You know how you have something in your head that you want and you won’t settle until you find exactly that?  You see some replicas and think it may work but deep in your heart you know you won’t be happy with that purchases unless you buy the one in your mind?  Then you try and get it at a good price and it is to no avail.  So, in a week moment, out of sheer frustration of trying to find what you want at the price you want, you decide to just splurge and buy it?  Enter my new antique serpentine dresser.

curvy serpentine dresser

 

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Guest Room Art

I needed one last piece in the corner where my new mini bookshelf went in the guest room to kind of tie it all together and balance the long skinny shelf.   I made a sign which reads “The ornament of a house is the guests who frequent it.”   It is a quote I {…Read More…}