“I’m a Thrift Store Shopping, Dumpster Diving, Junk Picking, Pallet Stalking, Chalk Paint Singing, DO IT MYSELF, Kinda Girl” Ya… that pretty much sums me up, for the past 7 months! This charming hobby that I’ve acquired has brought a whole new level of creativity to my life, and also what I consider the most… Continue reading A hutch that screamed FARMHOUSE!
Although when I came across this vintage vanity, ‘she’ was looking pretty drab… I knew ‘her’ beauty was simply hiding beneath ‘her’ surface, waiting to be found so that ‘she’ could continue ‘her’ story! “Sometimes beauty is hidden under the surface. In order to find it, we must travel within.” — Davene Taylor ‘She’ had such… Continue reading Vintage Vanity with a Story Made for You
Since the day I met her, Carol has always made me feel beautiful! By charmed circumstance, ‘C’ has been my hair stylist and dear friend for several years, and I couldn’t be luckier to have her in my life! ❤ When C asked if I would be interested in reviving her Grandma’s antique desk, I’d… Continue reading Liquorice Love
Quaint is a small wooden cottage filled with snuggly nooks a tablecloth your grandma sewed dusty, well-loved books. Quaint is a candlelit dinner quilts on a canopy bed an arch of blooming roses high above your head. Quaint is charming, old-fashioned an echo of days gone by. Modern life is convenient but Quaint should never… Continue reading Quaint Country Cottage End Tables
Although I do love my perennial garden, and I enjoy annuals in the years I find the time and $ to put some in… my favourite flowers are wildflowers. ❤ You see, wildflowers don’t have to be planted precisely and in the right type of soil, they’re not delicate — very robust rather, they’re not… Continue reading Country chic character and sweet imperfections
Who doesn’t like a night of painting the town RED?! Everyone needs to live it up, party a lil’, have a ball, go out for a wild and fun time every now and then! Life is too short n’ sweet not to! When I came across this dainty lil’ parlour table, I knew that even… Continue reading This Lil’ ‘Lady’ in RED
When I came across this pair of step tables, although they looked as if they’d lost all their step, I knew that if I spent a little time with them, I could most certainly get them dancing once again! ❤ Get this… I was a two-step and line-dance instructor for a short time MANY years… Continue reading Old step tables that are dancing once again!
Many pieces I come across make my heart beat fast, and feel like home to me. This charming rustic drop leaf table was most certainly one of them! ❤ Combined with an abundance of rustic charm and versatility, this dainty table would work well in any space — including a small space with the option to… Continue reading A piece that feels like home to me
What brings out the Jitterbug Dance in you?! Well for me, it’s antique finds like this charming washstand that bring out my most preeminent dance moves! ❤ ‘Washstands’ are predecessors of the modern bathroom wash basin, or sink. In its 18th century form, the washstand was called a ‘basin stand’ or ‘basin frame’, and is still… Continue reading Jitterbug Washstand
Isn’t it funny how some memories (no matter how silly), always stick with you and always make you smile?! 🙂 I’m the lil’ sista to 2 big brotha’s, and OH do I have a lot of memories from growing up with them! Although there was many times I thought I might die — I also… Continue reading Where to hide in a farmhouse? In a drum table of course!