Bringing new life & love to your old pieces.

Finding the Meaning of Home

 If these walls could talk, they would tell you the meaning of home. Our house that stands today was the rebuild of a 1906 house that burned down.  The house was owned by The Knight Family, the first prominent family in Commerce Texas. They rebuilt in 1914. They had 9 children within these walls. The parents slept in the pantry with a … [Read more...]

When We Know…

Yesterday was quite simply just amazing. Seeing prayers answered in ways I hadn't in my little simple mind, been able to imagine. But Yesterday, it all came together multiple ways, multiple times. Like a big knock in the head from God himself- "Hello Girly, It's really Me." I laugh when I think of all the things I 'know" with … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Fireplace Makeover

This week it is all about fun and easy projects.  Letting small projects have a big impact in the big picture.  So yesterday, I shared a smart solution to hiding unsightly plumbing. Today I am sharing our Farmhouse Fireplace Makeover. I want to start by letting you know that our house has 4 fireplaces.  The original house had 4.  The four we … [Read more...]

Farmhouse Pedestal Sink

Good Morning Sweet Friends.  This week I want to share little short and easy projects.  The one's that are on your list but you are so busy wanting to do the big ones that make the most impact the little ones seem too insignificant or just boring... Is that you?? or is it just me?? I think it's funny how my list always grows.  I see … [Read more...]

A Peek Into Our Home

When your last 3 years have been spent dreaming of a new place to call home and you finally find HOME... That's where we are today. Our Home. And I love it!! And I am grateful for all of my loyal readers today.. I am so grateful for the beautiful furniture I get to share with you, my family life, and my faith.  It has brought me many clients that I … [Read more...]

My version of the Pottery Barn Family Locker Entryway Unit

Family Locker Entryway by Vintage Charm Restored

I struggle writing this post only because I am not quite sure what to call this thing we built... It's a hall tree sort of.  It has a really unique kind of locker feel to it.  It's definitely for the entry or possibly the mudroom.  It's made from almost all reclaimed pieces.  Totally repurposing the original intent for all of the materials used.  … [Read more...]

How to Use TFC Table Wax

Friends I am excited to today to share with you a new product to me... It's from the The Furniture Connoisseur and it's simply called Table Wax. I am in LOVE!! I have shared with you many tips on waxing your furniture in this post. And I want to talk today more about this new product and debunk some of the myths about durability and … [Read more...]

Burlap Coffee Sack Curtains & Footboard Valance

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 … [Read more...]

Boomer Sooner- Painted Rustic Pine Furniture Cabinet

I was looking at Facebook one night while we were on vacation and saw a friend had posted this rustic pine furniture cabinet for just $50.  And new it was going to become exactly what my husband needed in his office!! So it we got home and he went and picked it up- thinking I was going to paint and sell it!! Now if you are looking for this cabinet, … [Read more...]

Living What You Do and Say

I had a client drop of her bed to me this last Friday and I had to apologize as I was about to lead her into the house to show a couple of finishes on pieces of my own... I will remind you I was sick and we all had been sick and just gotten home from a week of camping so the house... well it was a wreck.. I mean really. But sometimes the … [Read more...]