Serenity for the most part has almost always come quite easily to me… a life of manageable worries, so many simple pleasures, and an abundance of blessings. In the past few weeks however, finding serenity has abruptly become an endeavour. My hope and prayer is for us all to find things that make us smile… Continue reading My Serenity Bench
Back in the day, farmhouses were decorated with whatever was handy and practical. Today, more thought goes into decorating in farmhouse style, however practicality is still an important factor. Nothing should be too delicate or precious — hardy rather, while still maintaining sophistication and style. Farmhouse decorating is warm, cozy, relaxing, and full of charm… Continue reading A Simpler Time
Who here wants their home to be warm, welcoming, and charming?! 🙋🏼Well I certainly do, and distressed furniture is indeed a lovely way to help achieve that! It has a vintage quality and ease about it, and fits so beautifully with homes that are comfortable rather than fussy. A wonderfully relaxed look that shouts C’mon In! When… Continue reading C’mon In!
“I’m heading out to my happy place!” ❤ Words to my family when I’m headed for my loft, where I run my creative furniture restoration business. A space my hubs so lovingly lets me use; alongside his very busy farm shop. 😌 A happy place indeed it is — where much happy dancing occurs! My creative… Continue reading Pretty in Peacoat Antique Dresser
For those that might follow my furniture portfolio, you’ll know there are a few colours that I tend to always go with — my safe zone. My safe zone also happens to be colours that I can envision in our own home… colours that I personally love, and perhaps others will to. Just the thought… Continue reading Dresser of Faith
Who here loves a charming touch of farmhouse green as much as I do?! If you’re looking to add a soft and subtle, yet prominent colour to your home or cottage — there’s no better way than to add a tranquil shade of sage green! 💚 When I came across this bleakly dark and dingy, yet… Continue reading Soft Sage Farmhouse Green Cabinet
Who here likes to save money, add charm to their home, and gain storage-space?! Ooh Ooh Ooh Ooh I do! You could say I sound just a lil’ like Horshack when it comes to finding a dresser that will give me ALL 3 — savings, charm, and storage! 🙋🏼♀️🤣 This dresser included! Drab? YES! Potential? HUGE!… Continue reading String of Pearls Dresser
I’m just a lil’ swoon over antique washstands! They are especially versatile pieces that can fit into ANY size home or cottage! AND they’re super enjoyable furniture-flips! I’ve had opportunity to transform a few to-date — ‘Jitterbug‘, ‘Driftwood & Cheesecake‘, and ‘Liquorice‘… and was eager for another! Although small-scale pieces — they most definitely vary… Continue reading Fancy Frock Washstand
We’ve been doing a lil’ reno job in our boys’ room. It started with fresh paint on the walls and baseboards, followed by our own DIY softwood floor install (which I’ll be blogging deets about very soon), then a tallboy dresser restoration, and last but certainly not least this antique washstand transformation! These charming pieces… Continue reading Antique Washstand Transformed Bedside Table
“What colour(s) will you transform it in Faye?” A question I not only receive frequently, I also ask myself countlessly! Although some pieces I know instantly what colour(s) and technique(s) I’ll apply… more typically I stew and stew over what I should do. I stand and stare at the piece, I dream about the piece,… Continue reading Tea, Dark Roast, or Both?