Here she is. Ta-da. This little twofer makeshift hutch finally got the makeover she deserved! Now she looks more like a China cabinet and far less like a makeshift hutch…or whatever that storage thing was before it got a fresh coat of paint, a pretty curtain, and a little bit of texture on its backside. Before and After Painted China Cabinet The Bare Bones of the China Cabinet Before This is what she looked like before. We all love a good before and after and are nosey creatures, right? I know you’re curious, so click over to the Before the… View Post

I’ve been working on  DIY furniture project that I’ve over the past couple of weeks. It’s a makeshift hutch. Have you ever looked for a special little something for a certain spot and after a number of years –maybe ten- been frustrated with not finding exactly what you’re looking for? This is the story of my life up here in Alaska. In these parts, we aren’t exactly known for our amazing antiques or French inspired furniture. Hashtag- The Struggle is Real! I’ve been sharing glimpses of this little DIY project in Snaps and on Instastories. If you want the down and… View Post

Hello. 1988 called.  It wants its decor back. You know the style I’m talking about, right? It’s the one that used an abundance of country blue accented with the color mauve and had swans on every home accessory imaginable.  That reminds me of this story from my bratty tween years- I distinctly remember someone who had a giant mauve Christmas tree. I do mean GIANT!  It was probably 18 feet tall at least. All I know is that it stood next to a staircase, and the very top of it reached above the banister on the second floor. It was… View Post