7 Ways to Age and Distress Furniture
7 ways to age and distress furniture pieces. See the different methods and determine which one is right for you!
Cut & Pierced Fan Coral Shade w/OOAK Vintage Cobalt Lamp
It's second nature for me to see a lamp in found objects, so it wasn't long before this cobalt, possibly Milk of Magnesia? bottle was wired for that purpose. For stability, I filled the bottle with clear marbles for a sparkling effect. After much trial and error, the lamp is ready for her debut with this lovely fan coral lampshade. They are an inseparable combination...I will be sad to see her go...but she needs a good home. :) Starting with a brilliant white piece of lampshade paper, I…
How I Give Metal and Wire Pieces an Aged, Rusty Patina Using Vinegar, Hydrogen Peroxide and Salt
DIY projects, Holiday ideas, Recycled Art and Tutorials. My mosaic art at LucyDesignsArt.com. Creator of table leg dragonflies with fan blade wings
Repurposing old doors
Every weekend, Better Half and I take a break from fixer upping to haunt our friendly neighborhood architectural salvage yard. I especially love to linger
Update Your Kitchen on a Budget
Let these ideas guide you to create a beautiful kitchen on a budget. Don't sacrifice style -- plan ahead and make smart choices when choosing where to splurge and save.
Renovate Fox Ridge: Good Old-Fashioned Luck at La Maison Verte!
The last couple of days have been a REUSE-REDUCE-RECYCLE-REPURPOSE dream come true! The Story Of The Glorious 20-Ton Cast-Iron Farm Sink: Triumph #1 You'll never believe this, but John and I found the sink abandoned near our house upstate. Actually, we first saw it a few weeks ago, and there it remained, unloved and alone, and unspeakably heavy ever since. To have found the sink was unto itself a miraculous occurrence, but to get it home was going to be a very un-holy matter. The sink weighs…
Quarter Sawn Oak Mission Craftsman Sofa Console Table
Beautiful Mission style warm Oak stain Solid & veneer American Quarter Sawn Oak hardwood All back panel is inset to assure greater strength and stability Includes some Mortise and Tenon case construction for durability and stability Hammered metal hardware, from original Mission styling Hand-made satin coat of lacquer for a smooth finish seals the wood and helps the finish last longer Two (2) large drawers are English dovetailed with dovetailed wood center glide Dimensions: 38"…
Fleur-de-lis Door Strap Hinge 15 1/2 inch
The Fleur-de-lis or "fleur-de-lys" and the plural: "fleurs-de-lis" is a stylized lily; (in French, fleur means flower, and lis means lily or iris), that is used as a decorative design or symbol. It may be "at ...