Weekend Mini Makeovers

Sunday, February 27, 2011

I've been working on a few little makeovers this weekend, I've had this picture since the early 90's when
  I was into country style decor. I still liked the frame but I wanted to do something  that goes with my decorating style now. I took the picture out of the closet, where its been for years. And gave it a fresh coat of paint. I painted the frame in  Glass Of Milk from Martha Stewart paints . When the paint dried I antiqued it with a dark stain and glaze mixture. Here is the before:

Need Some Wood?

Friday, February 25, 2011

 Well I've got plenty of wood  but not enough storage. I found this great box at the goodwill that seemed perfect for the job. I think it was one of those trunks with a lid,well the lid was missing and it was a little banged up but for 4.00 dollars it fit the bill. Since it has to be in my living room I wanted it to compliment the room. It's a box to hold wood so I decided to keep it simple. Here's what I started with:

Plain plywood water stained box

I Did It My Way

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Hello out there, I love Pottery Barn. One day while drooling over their catalog I stumbled upon these gorgeous hurricanes             
49.00 for this

79.00 for This one

 And then I saw the price...RUT ROE... Not in the I said what every DIY gal says on a regular basis...I can do that! So I set about gathering up my materials.       

The Bench

Tuesday, February 15, 2011


New Finds

Big Thanks

Thursday, February 3, 2011

 Hello everyone, this has been a strange week for me. Between the dark and gloomy weather and missing my friend like crazy, I've been blue and weepy. On Sunday  a ray of sunshine came into my life! sweet Brandi was awarded the Stylish Blogger Award. As a recipient of the award she was supposed to pay it forward to other bloggers whom she felt were deserving. Lo and Behold she chose me as one of them! Say What? little baby blog ... stylish? Needless to say I am eternally grateful to her for thinking of me, and  proud, honored and humbled.The rules are I am supposed to pay it forward and list seven things about myself that you don't know.First I'd like to pay it forward to these sweet ladies : Lovey,  Dawn , Lulu,  KimSheila  CaroleKaren, Jenny, thanks to all of these bloggers who reached out to a newbie and who have very stylish blogs. Now seven things you dont know about me;

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