Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Refinishing hardwood floors

We loved the old, original floors in this 1944 home and decided to refinish them ourselves ... it was a great deal of work and very dirty. We are very pleased with how they turned out! It's always fun to hear people say: "These floors are gorgeous!" and we like to reply: "Thanks, we did it ourselves!"

Special thanks to for including us as part of their article on refinishing hardwood floors -
(Read the article here) 

vintage vents

Love the vintage vents in this old place ... so charming and such a fun reminder of the past.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Serious Gray

The upper color is the new color. Sherwin Williams / Serious gray ... Looking 'Seriously' good!

A vintage bed gets a new look!

Found this old bed frame at a garage sale and it's been hanging out in the backyard for a few years! I finally had a chance to give it a new look! I like how it turned out. The grey color has a purple look to it.

Vintage sewing table with a shabby makeover

A beautiful, vintage castaway gets a new look! I found this on the sidewalk with a FREE sign attached ...
It was fun to make it over and give it NEW life!

Antique white - Dutch Boy paint.