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Shopping the Goodwill {Part 1}

(More Goodwill Articles after this post on the bottom of the page so keep reading!) A few weeks ago I posted this photo on instagram of a chair I purchased at the Goodwill for $4.99. I got a lot of comments where people said, I never find anything like that at the Goodwill but in reality there seems to be certain items I almost always run across over and over again and I thought it would be fun to take the…

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Patio Furniture {Making the Old Look New Again}

I've mentioned in previous posts that our backyard is a work in progress.  It's a pretty big yard and in order to get it to look the way we ultimately want it to look  it has to be done in (many) stages.  I think it's important for you all to know I'm no different than anyone else, there is no endless budget and there are always concessions to be made.  This year it was not being able to afford new…

Have you Ever???

Have you ever painted an inexpensive piece of furniture and used it in your space asks House Beautiful??? (House Beautiful) I think it might be easier to ask me if I actually ever bought new furniture and used it in my house. Here's some examples of some inexpensive furniture I've painted and used in my house or have sold to clients! Ethan Allen Dresser Martha Stewart furniture collection from Kmart Pine table bought from Walmart If you'd like to see…

My New (Old) Painted Coffee Table

Yesterday I mentioned our outdoor table broke during our 15 minute rain storm.  I have to admit I'm not too sad it broke.  We bought our outdoor furniture a few years ago from World Market and let's just say we got what we paid for.  We've decided next year we're going to paint the rest of the furniture to make the life of the furniture last a few more years. Here's a reminder of what happened to our coffee table. The…

Pop of Red

I did a little computer clean up this weekend and realized there are a few pieces of furniture that I have finished that I haven't shared yet so today I'm going to show off a little table. I found this table at an estate sale this summer.  I bought it because I loved the lines. Obviously the table has seen better days! You have to admit that I'm right though don't you love the lines of the piece? This was…