Category: makeover

Outdoor Patio Makeover

Patio Makeover

Summer is my favorite time of year, and it is important to protect your patio and furniture from harsh weather during off seasons. This is what my patio looked like a week ago: The sitting wall got beat up pretty bad by the rain and snow and caused a lot of mud to settle along

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An old dresser gets a makeover…Wow

After Dresser

A few weeks ago, I visited my mother-in-law to take a look at a dresser that she planned to give to me.  The dresser was white with great bones, and a french provincial look. So, being the DIYer that I am, I was ready to take this piece home, and change it into something beautiful for

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My First Estate Auction

chic desk

Today was one of my first visits to an Estate Auction. I am so glad I finally made it to one. This was by far a great experience. There were  lots of antique furniture, jewelry, pictures, silverware and more. I had a set price on what my max bid would be for the auction, so

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Brass fireplace update…

After Pic

I recently posted a picture of my fireplace. One of the things about my fireplace that I’m not too keen on are the brass accents. Brass fixtures and accents can make a home appear to be outdated and old . I decided to give my fireplace a face lift this weekend. I am so happy I

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Natural Wood Coffee Table

West Elm Wood table

Hello! This is my first post to reveal my first item that I purchased from a nearby Goodwill store. When I arrived at my local Goodwill store, I was amazed to see how neat and organized the sections were. This made my trip even more exciting and less overwhelming. There were so many glassware and

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Diamond in the Rough: From Thrifty to Trendy

Diamond in the Rough : From Thrifty to Trendy Welcome to my blog! I love decorating and I recently acquired a new hobby as a thrift store adventurer. What does that mean? Well, I am a huge Nate Berkus fan and one of my favorite co-hosts on the show is Goodwill Hunting. I was inspired to

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