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Castle growth charts for both boys and girls

Castle growth charts for both boys and girls

It's been a while since I was asked to create custom growth charts and I've missed them. I love creating these small projects and especially ones that I know will be treasured for years to come! I know that personally.....our growth chart in our laundry room is...

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DIY farmhouse kitchen table: golden oak gets new life

DIY farmhouse kitchen table: golden oak gets new life

Who doesn't know someone with a round golden oak table? Maybe you even own one yourself. The overall style of this table is still quite pleasing to me....it's just the orange oak color that has lost its place in today's farmhouse market design trend. This is...

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Shabby white china cabinet with a classic farmhouse look

Shabby white china cabinet with a classic farmhouse look

Send me all the dark and outdated furniture and let me paint it shabby white! Those are certainly words I never thought I'd say! I have had an aversion to painting "dark to white" for a very long time....but this project converted me! Let me be clear.....I did not...

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Floral kitchen cabinets with a boho whimsy vibe

Floral kitchen cabinets with a boho whimsy vibe

I couldn't have asked for a happier and lively client!  She loves color!  She loves patterns!  She loves the whimsical/boho vibe!  And she trusted me to create these whimsical floral kitchen cabinets!! Have you ever traveled with your kitchen...

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vintage luggage painted to give it new life

vintage luggage painted to give it new life

Well, whoever knew that painting a single piece of vintage luggage was going to be this fun (and time-consuming)???? My client asked if I'd be willing to paint her late mother-in-law's vintage luggage.  How could I say no?  I was honored and it sounded like...

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blue shaker cabinet with Dixie Belle silkscreen stencil

blue shaker cabinet with Dixie Belle silkscreen stencil

This primitive yet charming blue shaker cabinet belongs to one of my local clients.  She asked two things for the makeover... (1) for it to be blue and white and (2) for the inside of the doors to be painted as she leaves it propped open. She also left...

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Dixie Belle Mud: a surprising new use

Dixie Belle Mud: a surprising new use

Sometimes....or who am I kidding....I get these ideas. I will admit to having a fairly good track record at bringing my ideas to fruition successfully. These "Christmas topiaries" probably do not fall into that category.  LOL! While I do believe they are very...

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A Christmas elf gumball machine brings holiday cheer

A Christmas elf gumball machine brings holiday cheer

A SIMPLE elf gumball machine.....just in time for Christmas! Very often my ideas come to me in my sleep......as did this.  I actually dreamt of a Santa gumball machine and an Angel gumball machine....but instead......an elf was born!  Maybe I'll create the...

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Whimsy end table: subtle and classy

Whimsy end table: subtle and classy

I am always thrilled when asked to give a worn-out piece of furniture a whimsical makeover!  Especially when it holds its own whimsical style that allows me to just follow the lines and enhance its beauty! This whimsy end table is a perfect example... My client...

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Cinderella bed with stunning gold highlights

Cinderella bed with stunning gold highlights

"A dream is a wish your heart makes when you're fast asleep" ~ Cinderella I'm not sure whose dream has come true....my client's dream of a Cinderella bed....or my own dream to have an opportunity to create it!   I purchased this bed here in San...

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