Rustic nursery bookshelves

we finally finished Kambrias bookshelves for her room. I am so happy with how they turned out. Her room sure has been coming along.









Rocking chair makeover

So before I had Kambria I was looking for a rocking chair to makeover. One of my old coworkers found me one at a yard sale for $40! And for the first time I made my own chalk paint using a flat purple paint I picked out at Lowes for a quart it was $5 and I mixed it with plaster of paris. Then I finished with Annie Sloan clear wax. It goes perfectly in her room.

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Floating shelves

A few weeks ago we tackled another part of our baby’s room. It’s almost finished. We built (by we I mean my hubby) floating shelves to fill a blank wall. I helped by staining and taking care of our beautiful baby girl while he did the building. I’m so pleased with how they turned out!



I will be posting more of her bedroom soon. It was pretty much done before she was here except for a few extras like the shelves and some book shelves we are just about finished with. Stay tuned!

Roll Top Desk

Im so excited I got a new piece today!! Not only is it a new piece but it’s the first one im going to refinish and SELL! I know for my first it’s an odd piece but for some reason I’ve always loved roll top desks. I think because my grandma has one and its a childhood memory thing. So my plan for this is to sand some areas that are damaged and replace the back board of it. Then give it some annie Sloan love. I could make my own chalk paint too but I haven’t decided yet. I’m leaning towards white distressed look but then the adventurous side of me wants to do a more fun color. If any one has ideas leave me a comment. I’m hoping to start this project next week.😁



Dresser turned into TV console

This project I did a little over a year ago. This is one of my favorite projects I’ve done. I purchased the dresser from a thrift shop and gave it some love with Annie Sloan provence chalk paint finished with a clear wax and bought the vintage glass knobs online through houseofantiquehardware.com. I took out the 2 middle drawers and put our dvd and dish box in their. All our dvds go in the bottom drawers and junk remotes in the top. I absolutely LOVE this piece!!

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The before

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Just finished painting

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Kids closet makeover

With the new baby on her way we needed to make room quick. My girls are going to share a room and baby will have her own. The closets in their bedrooms were very basic and really not a lot of room. In order for them to share a closet let alone a room that’s pretty small in size we knew we had to make it more accommodating to fit extras. Here’s the before and don’t mind my 5 yr olds dirty carpet

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And this would be the after….

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I really didn’t play a huge role in this one besides knowing what I wanted it to look like, picked out the wood and did some painting.
Hubby did all the hard stuff, cutting the wood and building it all. We considered buying a closet organizer from lowes but they’re so pricey and the wood they use is cheap laminate. We did ours for probably around $100! I got the baskets from Marshall’s I believe around $12 each.
We’re trying to get the girls room done first before we start in baby’s room and we just finished painting it this weekend. Still much more to do like getting a dresser to redo and some curtains. Wall decor will have to come slowly but surely.

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Future projects

I’m sure I won’t be able to get to these projects until I start my leave in 6 weeks because they require much sanding, staining and painting. Which isn’t going to be a quick project. And first priority will be the rocking chair that was picked up from a yard sale for $40!!

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My plan for this is to sand and stain dark to match baby’s crib. Lots of work and hand sanding for this piece 😳 let’s hope I’ll have it done before she’s here. Up next is the wood high chair which she won’t be using for quite a while so not a huge priority. Picked this up for 45 on craigslist. They’re hard to come by and when you do they’re so expensive!!

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My plan with this is to sand (ugh) stain dark then go over with white chalk paint distress it and put a top protective coat over that. Definitely will need it especially on the tray. I’ll post or at least try lol when I have these finished.

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