When we bought our house I loved almost everything about it…but this fireplace. It looked like a microwave oven! What was worse is that it was the centerpiece of the house and one of the first things you saw when you walked in. Just looking at the before picture makes me cringe. Continue reading
Now that I am working with the young women’s program at my church expect to see lots of ideas for young women’s activities! I like to keep things fun, but simple, so many of them will be things that you can put together quickly.
A few weeks ago I decided to play off all the Olympic fervor from the 2014 Olympics and we held our own little Olympics…the 2014 Board Game Olympics! It was a lot of fun, the competition was fierce, and there was a lot of goofiness! It was also a great way to have the girls mix with other girls who they might not talk to as much. Continue reading
Vikki at Uniqueantweaks made her own chalkpaint for this custom color. But she will be the first to tell you that manufactured chalkpaint is worth the extra money! A lot of time and love went into this dresser. This piece is painted in a orange red and sealed with shellac for that glossy look. Vikki thought she was going to hate this dresser but wound up loving it. It is usually not her style, but she loved playing with this color!
Furniture Facelift Friday:
Every Friday I post before and after pics of a furniture restoration or repurpose. If you have any before and after photos you would like to submit, just post them to my Facebook wall at www.facebook.com/Jonesing2Create and you might be featured on my blog!