Showing posts from September, 2013

Dresser Transformation After the Fail

After we "cleaned house" Dave Ramsey style (selling everything but the kids), we were in need of replacement furniture at a very discounted, for free. This "beauty" was found via Craigslist free. I'll have to admit disappointment when I went to pick it up. It was much older and uglier than I thought, but inspired by the creativity in Blog-land, I reluctantly stuffed it in the van. Fingers were crossed that it would look better with a makeover. 

And, Attempt Number 1 yielded an almost epic fail. Almost epic only because it didn't fall apart, just went from ugly to uglier. Click Here to see the whole post. There was a lot of love from Blog-land regarding the fail and encouragement to try try again. Here is a glimpse of that disaster: 
Hello chalk paint! A forgiver of makeover flubs. Since we don't have a set "style" in our master bedroom I went with white paint. I wanted to paint it a shade of turquoise to add some color to the room…

One Baking Tray = Two Projects

Starlight Lantern Another Pinterest inspired idea taken from It was fairly simple to do. ** Caution: the edges are a bit sharp after cutting the baking pan. ** 

Scrap Pumpkins
Then I was left with these fun scraps, the "rinds" from the baking tray: 

Inspired by these fun Industrial Pumpkins at My Love 2 Create I tried to recreate the look.