Just a Good Ol’ Revamp…

Wow… It has been forever since I have done a big revamp. It felt good!  I love seeing shanty turn chic :-)!! I recently received this beautiful dresser from my in-laws.  I loved everything about it!  It has beautiful lines, WORKING drawers and perfect old hardware.  She just needed a little revamp. I did sand {…Read More…}

A Little Mirror for Londyn

Hey guys!  I showed you all my new niece a few days ago.  She’s precious! My sister wanted a mirror for her room which brought us to this project! Here is how we did it… We found this super cheap mirror at Homegoods.  We loved the lines but it just needed a little revamp with {…Read More…}

My Hall Wall

I hope you guys are sitting down because you are about to see something super exciting… That is my hall.  Not a whole lot going on there… I know. This is where we come in from the garage and my kids typically drop their bags on the floor.  After tripping on them way too many {…Read More…}

Parsons Party!!

So I must introduce you to my new partner in crime… This is Erin!  She is a crazy talented girl who I have been getting into trouble with lately.  You have to go check out her BLOG!! She is a former graphic artist turned mommy who now spends her time painting and decorating just about {…Read More…}

Ruffled Lamp Shade

Hey guys!  So, I owe this post to Whitney.  Number 1 ~ she gave me the hand-me-down lamp and Number 2 ~ she gave me the idea for the lamp shade and did the sewing part of it:) We started with fabric cut into 8 3 inch strips.  Then Whitney ruffled each strip and sewed red around {…Read More…}

Corner Hutch Re-Revamp

Hey guys!  So, Whitney is having her baby today!  Woohoo!  Happy time here in Texas!  Please keep her family in your prayers!  I’m sharing another piece of furniture from the nursery today.  No, it does not look like this now but this is before the first revamp! Here it is after the first revamp as {…Read More…}

Mexican Pine turned Shabby Chic

So I have been very fortunate not to have to buy any furniture for our new nursery (besides the crib).  I have been transforming funiture we have around the house to match the nursery decor! This is a dresser my husband had in his office (which is now the nursery).  We’ve had it for about {…Read More…}

Ballard Inspired Cuties!

Hey guys!! Sorry about the absence between posts… Something about being 9 months pregnant, 106 degrees outside and having all my kids at home slows me down just a bit 🙂 I have been getting projects done though and I wanted to share this one with you.  I recently got the new Ballard catalog online {…Read More…}

Rockin’ Rehab

So, I have an amazing friend I have that I have mentioned about to you all before.  Well, she is amazing for many reasons but the quality I will share with you today is that she will dumpster dive just for me!  I can’t tell you how many times she has called me on the way {…Read More…}

Easy Accent Paneling

I should say easy and CHEAP!  I got to start on the nursery this week….which used to be my hubby’s office.  I love the look of the paneling in this room over at Serena and Lily so I drew up my plans and went to Home Depot! Whitney, being the wonderful sister she is, volunteered to {…Read More…}

A Lamp for my Little Lady

Once again I spent the day actually getting stuff done.  I put the crib together and got my lamp revamp all finished.  Here is the final result… This is how I did it.  I started with this lovely lamp that has been sitting on the floor in the corner of my room for over a {…Read More…}

Peek at the Baby’s Room

Yeah! I think my “nesting” phase has finally arrived.  I have accomplished more in the last 72 or so hours than I have in the last couple of months.  I just needed a bit of motivation and that came to me through some fabulous baby bedding that Ashley found for her little girl on the {…Read More…}

Switch It… Change It…

You don’t have to spend much time with me to know that I change my mind OFTEN.  I think it is a sickness of some sort.  With the baby on the way I have been trying to get the older girls’ room finished and in the process I decided to change up the rooms.  It {…Read More…}

It’s About Time!!!

Wow!  It’s been a long time since I have posted!!!  I know Whit shared with you all where I have been spending the majority of my time lately so I won’t go into it anymore!!  I am also still painting the Cameron Storage System that I built and it is taking a long time and {…Read More…}

Annoying Armoire Part 1

Oh what a pain this project has been!  This has been one of those projects where nothing works like I want it to.  It literally drove me crazy! But… I do love the outcome!  Today I will be showing you the top half. Now this is the part where I would typically start showing the {…Read More…}

Crackled Frame Tutorial

Oh HEY!!! You were not forgotten, I promise!  Ash and I have been crazy busy this weekend.  Ashley is my daughter’s cheerleading coach.  Here they are with my other sister who also coaches her. This last weekend we competed at Nationals and guess what… Woohoo!! So… Needless to say, Ashley worked close to 3214012 hours {…Read More…}

My Hand-Me-Down Hand-Me-Down

Hey guys!  Just wanted to share with you my latest furniture rehab.  It’s a Hand-Me-Down Hand-Me-Down!  I never say no to a piece of furniture.  It was given to me like this from Whitney. Our sister Kyndra found this table in a pair at a garage sale and gave this one to Whitney.  It was {…Read More…}

Recover a Lamp Shade ~ DIY

Hey Guys!! Hope everyone is having a great Monday.  Two of my kiddos returned to school today so I finally had the time to start revamping again… woohoo!  I am planning to fix up a little table to go next to one of our chairs and decided I need a lamp for the top.  I {…Read More…}

Black Beauty

Hi all!  I hope you all had a fantastic Christmas!  I have so enjoyed spending time with John and the boys ~ I was going to try and get this post done yesterday but we were bumbs, to say the least, and I just didn’t get around to it…but here it is!!! I don’t think {…Read More…}

Ashley’s Corner Hutch Shanty

Hi all!  Hope you are all fantastic!  I haven’t posted much in the past week because I have been pouring my blood, sweat and tears into this piece!!!   It may be hard to believe but it once looked like this! This is a piece from our game room.  There is nothing wrong with it but {…Read More…}

Whitney’s Little Black Chair

You just can’t go wrong with black.  It is the perfect color for almost anything… including chairs.  I have found that one of my favorite pieces of furniture is a dining chair.  They make perfect accent chairs… they have great lines, they are a great size and they are really easy and cheap to find.  {…Read More…}

Whitney’s $15 Lamp Makeover… WOW!!

Hey guys!! I am loving my latest shanty turned chic… so much in fact that I may steal it from my son, who I made it for!! He has been needing a lamp for his room and I recently came across this baby at Target. BAD… I know, but for $15 I knew it would {…Read More…}

Ashley’s Shanty Rooster Pitcher turned Chic!

I am so over roosters. I did have them in my house once upon a time but those days are over and done. My house is now rooster free but I couldn’t pass up this rooster pitcher that I found on a Shanty Shopping Spree (yes this is a term we use often) with Whitney. {…Read More…}

Ashley’s Vintage Looking Dice

Hi everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day Weekend! My latest project is a few antique looking dice! This was such a fun project from beginning to end! I have been wanting large dice for some time now and well, when you can’t find exactly what you want you create it right? Their {…Read More…}

Whitney’s Highboy Turned Hutch!

Yeah for more hand-me-downs!!! This weekend I hit the jackpot over at my father-in-law’s storage building. I went for one piece and came back with about 6! Woohoo! I will get to the rest later but I decided to start with my favorite piece first. He had this shanty highboy dresser he wasn’t using anymore. {…Read More…}

Ashley’s Wonderful Whatnot ~ Cracked Vase rehab

Hi all! My Wonderful Whatnot for the day is my cracked Hobby Lobby vase! I watched Whitney’s kid’s while she ran to Hobby Lobby. She promised to bring me back something shanty and she did just that! She came home with a metal/glass vase that had a huge piece missing…fortunately for me she still had {…Read More…}

Whitney’s Revamped Vase ~ A Wonderful Whatnot

I had good intentions of sharing some of my larger projects this morning but decided to go with another whatnot… I love how this little one turned out! Ashley and I were rummaging HomeGoods last week. That’s where she landed her super cute tea set for nothing. I was checking out the garden section when {…Read More…}

Whitney’s Dining Table Do-Over

So I mentioned I have a great fam that passes on goodies often… another one of my latest redos is an awesome dining table my father-in-law found for me at a Dillard’s clearance store. It was in their “scratch and dent” section and they pretty much gave it to him for free. I had a {…Read More…}