Tag: furniture

Blanket chest after painting

DIY Makeover: Renew an Old Blanket Chest

Give your room a storage boost while renewing an old hope or blanket chest with a posh paint finish.   Once upon a time, many homes had a…

main street of stillwater minnesota

Weekend Getaway: Shopping in Stillwater

Looking for a shopping getaway? Stillwater, Minnesota, is one of America’s Top 10 Towns for Antiquing with several multi-dealer antique malls and vintage shops.   Over 100 unique shops and restaurants…

Pallet sofa daybed

Easy DIY Ideas: Pallet and Crate Furnishings

Looking for a DIY furniture project that won’t require a big investment? Work with recycled wooden pallets or crates instead of new building materials. A Pallet can be…

Painted accents and furniture

DIY Paint Makeovers: Furniture Fix-ups

Got some spare time? Upgrade dated furniture with fresh, fun colors of paint.   Stencils, stamps, stripes, and sunny colors turn plain pieces into pretty patterned ones.  …

Country bedroom

Easy DIY Ideas: Repurposed Furnishings

Faced with a tight budget? Under-furnished rooms? Check out these fab furnishings ingeniously built from an array of objects. Put your imagination into play, and within a weekend…

vintage flea market booth

10 Timeless Flea Market Finds

The popularity of and interest in vintage collectibles follows fashions like almost everything else but among the thousands of items on offer at even the biggest sale, you…

Simple Storage Solutions: The Dining Room

With a fresh finish and simple inserts, you can turn an underused piece of furniture into a practical and hardworking solution for optimal storage.   Before the transformation,…