Creations, Monogram Side Table

I have been eyeing this table for a while…     It’s from what I like to call my “Victorian” phase     The floral insert is ceramic, and although I still like it, it’s doesn’t go with anything now, so out came the Annie Sloan Old White       I used Annie Sloan … Continue reading

Creations, Painted Name Plaque

Since Baby Boy is getting all the attention right now, CC suggested a little photo shoot Come on in Her fancy kitchen is close by in case she gets the urge to cook There are lots of soft puffy pillows for lounging and reading You might remember her Chalk Painted Dresser She has a new … Continue reading

Creations, Custom Candlesticks

I have been drooling over all the large chunky candlesticks trending lately, and decided to transform some to fit my style a little better An eclectic group I know, but that’s just what I wanted, lots of individual personalities I loved the shapes of these two, and the detail on the shorter one but I … Continue reading

Creations, Chalk Paint Secretary with Silver Leaf Trim

Ta Da! After over a year of pondering, I finally got out my paint brush and painted the secretary in the family room… My daughter and I painted a dresser for CC’s room, which gave me courage and confidence.  The dresser orginally matched the nightstand below A couple of coats of Annie Sloan chalk paint, … Continue reading

Creations, “Doodle” Bottles

I call these Doodle Bottles because they remind me of doodling, you know just mindlessly making patterns and marks with a pen… These bottles are just as easy as doodling, and they certainly don’t have to be perfect.  They are just funky little folk art bud vases or decorative bottles I have been saving these … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Cheddar Cheese Cookies with a Painted Jar

Cheese Straws, Cheese Puffs, Cheese Cookies, Cheese Wafers…no matter what you call them, they are irresistible and a must for any Southern occasion!  When I saw this recipe for Cheddar Spritz Crackers on Happier Than a Pig in Mud, I knew they would be in my kitchen asap! I decided to make a batch for … Continue reading

Creations, Chippy Shell Side Table

I have had this table forever, it’s tired and the paint is flaking off…I know chippy is trendy but this table looked bad~ I decided to try a little chalk paint on it to spiff it up, Annie Sloan Florence This whole project took maybe 30 minutes I LOVE projects that don’t drag about I … Continue reading