Hey friend, welcome! If you follow along with me on Instagram or Facebook, you’ve likely seen my share my mantel design a few times ☺️ Well, today I’m going to finally share it here on the blog! Come take a look at our simple vintage Christmas mantel! [Read more…]
Today I wanted to give you a glimpse of our warm, chic Christmas decor so far this year! I’ve went with a very vintage, chic feel & I must say, I’m loving it so far! It’s simple, but so cozy!
In the decor world, we tend to push out holiday decor sooner than most would probably like. But, with that being said. Decorating early for Christmas truly makes me happy! I absolutely adore putting together new designs each year & enjoying them just a little bit longer than most. Everyone has their opinions about it, but decorating early has become my favorite annual tradition!
Well, hello there stranger! It has been quite awhile since I’ve been around this neck of the woods! I apologize for being so distant lately. I’m excited to get back into it & share a recent project with you. This is an antique dresser makeover!
I snagged this beat-up antique dresser, with great bones, from a Facebook Marketplace post. I think I paid about $45 for it! I love giving old antiques new life! Some of the things I look for when scouting furniture is, caster wheels, carving details, ornate features & original hardware, just to name a few!
I lucked out with this one, it has beautiful carving details, pretty legs & caster wheels! It’s no surprise that this piece was going to get painted. I opted for my favorite Miss Mustard Seed in farmhouse white. I was pretty disappointed to find out that I didn’t have enough milk paint to paint the entire piece… So, I decided to mix in equal parts of bergere. I had absolutely no clue how it was going to turn out, but it was worth a shot.
It produced the prettiest shade of blue! To say I was happy with how it turned out, was an understatement! The first coat looked very light, almost pure farmhouse white. However, the second coat produced more of the blue shade. As it dried, the color came to life! I love using milk paint, because it spastically lifts & gives the piece that aged feel. After a little light distressing, I sealed the entire piece with Miss Mustard Seed tough coat.
I was able to incorporate the original dresser hardware into this piece! I think they fit it perfectly. I did, though, get new mercury glass knobs for the top drawer to dress it up a little! I was tickled to death with how pretty this piece turned out! When the time came, we added it into our storefront & I couldn’t wait to decorate it right away. It was no surprise to me, when this piece sold at our Grand Opening event that first weekend! Our customer said she was going to use it as a tv stand. I sure hope she enjoys it as much as I did!
Thank you for stopping by & checking out my latest furniture makeover! I’ll be sharing more pieces as we make them over for shows this Summer!
Hey friends, things have been quite busy around our house and business lately! I wanted to update you on the progress of our store! We are in the final days of completion and couldn’t be more excited as our GRAND OPENING date nears! In case you missed it, our grand opening date is set for Friday, May 11th & Saturday, May 12th NOON- 5 pm. both days. The first 25 people each day will receive a goodie bag with a 25% off coupon on one item of choice, too!
Here’s what to expect the day of our grand opening event! The local Pataskala Chamber will be coming to do a ribbon cutting with us, Friday May 11th at noon! What a fun way to kick off our big day and include all of those attending! We will have a parking attendant directing traffic flow on the premises to ensure there is an organized flow throughout the weekend. Mr. Farmhouse Chic will be grilling up some of his speciality burgers and hot dogs on the grill under his food tent, for purchase! Dining tables and chairs will don the space for you to sit down, relax and enjoy a bite to eat! We will be offering personalized Farmhouse Chic sugar cookies and light refreshments inside the store, while supplies last! There will also be a portable bathroom on site.
We absolutely cannot wait to celebrate all of our hard work in that little 420 square foot space! Expect the store to be packed full of goodies, ranging from home decor, fashion, fragrance, furniture & jewelry! We are so blessed to have a total of 8 Ohio- local vendors bringing their goods to share with you all as well! Now, without giving away too much, I want to give you a sneak peek inside the store!
Our space is a little tight for the crowd expected to attend, so please bare with us as we will try our best to accommodate everyone as best as possible!
The support we have received from family, friends & the community has been amazing! Thank you to each & every one of you who support your local makers! We look forward to seeing you next weekend at our GRAND OPENING event!
Makeovers seem to be our thing these days, and I have to say… I’m not mad about it! I absolutely adore taking a beat up, neglected antiques and bringing them back to life! We scored this sad looking wardrobe from a local yard sale. The original idea for the piece was to paint it white, of course! Little did we know, this wood was mahogany and it bleeds through pink. This was our first encounter with mahogany. We used primer and added multiple coats, but still got the bleeding through.
It’s a beautiful thing, really, when you have family scouting garage sales with you in mind! Tell me that doesn’t speak volumes about the wonderful support I have from my family!
It was a Saturday afternoon and I received a text from my Aunt with this adorable antique table she scored for only $12! A couple days after she dropped it off, I started working on it! It was already painted white and we all know WHITE is my color, but the paint job was a little rough… Oh, and I had bought some new colors of Miss Mustard Seed milk paint, so that may have swayed my decision too 😉 [Read more…]
I’m finally getting around to writing the post for this sweet little, abused antique table I first shared on Instagram a couple of months ago! Why has it taken me so long to share you ask?
Insert excuses… Lately, balancing everything I have going on daily is challenging! Some of you may not know my situation. I was a stay-at-home mom ever since my children were born. They are 11 and 6. In late December 2015, my (then) husband told me he wanted a divorce. As you can imagine, my world began to crumble! How was I going to survive and support the kids? Were we going to have to move? How am I going to make it on my own?
Those were just a few questions that ran through my mind. Thankfully, my dad owns his own business less than 2 miles from where we live. Now, I work for him part-time, sell our items at local shops, participate in barn shows and blog for my additional income. I’m thankful for it all, really! I am able to spend a lot of time raising my children, which is the best gift in the world! I am also able to design and create which is my immense passion! The best part, is this little blog is where I get to share those passions with you all! [Read more…]
Hello lovely! How are you today? I’m hoping this post finds you well! I’m in full swing of preparing for the Holidays! Getting lists ready, the house decorated and Thanksgiving dinner planned out! In the midst of all the chaos, one thing I’m not forgetting about, is being thankful beyond measure! We tend to get so caught up in the daily routines that we forget to sit back and realize just how incredibly blessed we are!
Today I’m sharing my mantel inspired by Thanksgiving! Get cozy and hang out with me for a bit!
Hello you beautiful thing you 😉 I hope you’re just as excited that it’s Friday, than I am! I mean, I’m sure you are… I always look forward to the weekends, spending extra time with my little ones, attending extracurricular activities, sleepovers, time with family and friends and our awesome church!! What do you have planned for the weekend?
Hello friend! It’s great to have you here today! It was a beautiful weekend that consisted of lots of laughs, dreamy weather and a little farm market that had pumpkins!! As you can imagine, I was ecstatic about that! I have been busy preparing for the barn show I will be a part of the first of October ( I will share more about that later!). That has put me even more in the mood for Fall, because I’m making so many lovely Fall decor items! With that said, I finally finished the Windsor bench and I was eager to decorate it for Fall 🙂
A few months back while shopping at a local Antique Mall, I came across a really lovely, old black Windsor chair. I mean this thing was beautiful! I quickly looked at the price tag, only to be shocked it was $495! Say whaaat? Crazy stuff right there! I left, somewhat, broken hearted…