Rococo Display Tables Re-Imagined

From Curlicued Snakes To Flamingo Heads Take some old and obviously used, um, I mean well loved side tables. Start removing the odd varnishes accumulated on them, smooth out the dings, chips, and water stains with a fine grit sandpaper, then remove some details from a bygone age. The raw form is what we have … Continue reading Rococo Display Tables Re-Imagined

A Funky New Sock Commode-Dresser

The Funky New Sock Dresser A wise man once told a man's wealth can be seen by how many socks he has. I still don't know if he was pulling my leg or not, but he started me on my obsession to collect funky socks! So, when I started repurposing old furniture I decided to … Continue reading A Funky New Sock Commode-Dresser

Repurposed Tool Box Into Unique Art Supply Storage

Repurposing the discarded into something beautiful and useful again! I found this old, filthy, and ratty tool box on the side of the street. It was covered in construction materials, full of old pipes, bolts, and assorted construction detritus. It spoke to me and I couldn't pass it by! I saw how well it was … Continue reading Repurposed Tool Box Into Unique Art Supply Storage

A Refurbished Mid-Century Modern Dresser

My parents are moving and downsizing after 47 years in the same home and they've accumulated some amazing things. Things that in their current state don't always look so amazing to everyone. I'm sorry I didn't take a picture of it before working on it, as it was a very, um, interesting brown shade of … Continue reading A Refurbished Mid-Century Modern Dresser

Repurposed Into a Bed – Thank you Ikea

Over the years I seemed to have accumulated quite the load of "Kallax" Ikea shelves. They always started out as nice display cases and storage option, but after years of being moved around and ending up in my garage, they have seen better days... until today, that is! My newly teenaged kid wanted a cooler … Continue reading Repurposed Into a Bed – Thank you Ikea

What we find when finding ourselves

I don't know about you, but I feel I've been looking for myself all my life! I figure the biggest challenge is that I am really uncertain about what I am looking for. So, I'll just continue looking, and... ... REALLY ENJOY ALL THE DIFFERENT "MYSELVES" I FIND. By my count I've been toying with … Continue reading What we find when finding ourselves