Bringing new life & love to your old pieces.

A year later…

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Good Morning Sunday... this post has been on my heart for a few days. And I was in bed and decided to get up and share... I don't typically share on Sundays but it just seemed fitting. Today's post is very personal. Many days leading up to this post.  Many days of hard, I'm not sure how I will make it days leading up to this post.  But … {Continue reading…}

Blogland Tour

Benjamin Moore Nimbus Gray Bedroom Furniture Makeover by Vintage Charm Restored

And the Blogland Tour Continues... I was asked by a wonderful friend and colleague, Angela of A to Z Custom Creations to join in on the Blogland Tour.  And of course I couldn't say no.  I absolutely love and adore Angela.  Her passion for all that she does shines through in her work and gorgeous smile!! Be sure to click over and share the love!! … {Continue reading…}

Burlap Coffee Sack Curtains & Footboard Valance

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Today I am sharing with you a fun little element in my kitchen.  I used a tension rod to hang burlap coffee sack curtains and then upcycled a broken footboard as a valance. All you need is a tension rod, coffee burlap sacks, broken footboard and a smile!! I started by hanging the curtains a few weeks ago... I wanted something there to … {Continue reading…}

Painted Side Table

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I hope you all are having a great summer!! It's all about taking in the sun and playing around here. But I do sneak moments of painting in whenever I can!! I want to share with you this perfect little painted Bombay Furniture 2 drawer chest style accent table.  It was a mahogany color before and not really our style.  It's been living in my … {Continue reading…}

Unifying Mismatched Furniture with Paint

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Today I have a beautiful set to share with you.  Collected pieces over time and we are unifying mismatched furniture with paint!! Painted in all white to bring it together.  Much like you would a collection of frames or mirrors that didn't match, paint can always tie things together when choosing one simple color. When a follower emailed me … {Continue reading…}

A Mint Darling

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I hope you will laugh along with me as I share this painted dresser with you.  Over the past few months I have been a terrible blogger... I am still working away, but trying to find the energy again to get it all done.. I went through a terrible experience with stomach pain, that led to a rash, that led to finding out I had shingles.  For the … {Continue reading…}

Painted French Dresser

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Today I am sharing a familiar dresser... When things get moved around in my house they often are up for a makeover.  This little dresser has had a few.  She was one of the first pieces I bought when we moved here to Texas.  Poor thing was in desperate shape in need of lots of love.  I wasn't blogging then but I painted her out the old fashioned way … {Continue reading…}

Keeping it in the Family…

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A sweet follower took my painting class a couple years ago and referred her friend to me.  A sweet grandmother wanting to have her mother's antique bedroom furniture set redone for her granddaughters.  I was excited to be a part of that!! And I am so glad that she chose me to keep it in the family.  I loved her and her sweet husband.  And their … {Continue reading…}