DoING it with Purpose

Take a look at some of my past projects!

Painting Furniture Fabric

Painting Furniture Fabric

The How To Painting Furniture Fabric The how to of painting furniture fabric is easier than it looks, and it looks pretty easy wouldn’t you agree? Everything can look intimidating for the first time and it was for me, but you will see how easy it is when you try it. ...

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Painted Chair With Flowers

Painted Chair With Flowers

Isn't this sweet? This was a fun paint session for myself. I had no clue what I was going to do with this, until it happened.This chair went through a couple of lives. I originally painted this chair using sea spray for texture, with some patina on it. Thinking I was...

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Painted Desk & Chair, With A Mermaid

Painted Desk & Chair, With A Mermaid

I picked this sweet set up at a yard sale in Ocean City, NJ. This mini desk and chair is the cutest, and hand-painting a mermaid on it was the first thing that came to mind. I mean, it was at the beach. Isn't that always the hardest part, figuring out a design?This is...

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Stripping and Repainting A Buffet

Stripping and Repainting A Buffet

Meet Adele. I just had to tell you her name first because I think she's beautiful! I'm so in awe of this piece. Isn't she a beauty?Adele has come a long way. She was raw, she was serene, she was stripped, repainted and stained. Stripping and repainting a sideboard...

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Stained Vintage Drop Leaf Coffee Table

Stained Vintage Drop Leaf Coffee Table

This beauty has style and stunning details, and after I painted and stained the top of this piece, I loved it even more. It’s the classic coffee table for any sofa or seating area. The traditional white distressed body gave this old charmer a shabby look of love. The...

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Transfers On A Huge Statement Cabinet

Transfers On A Huge Statement Cabinet

This lovely cabinet was originally displayed as the beauty she is, below. Recently, I updated her with some transfers. You can see more updated photos below. Isn’t this beauty huge!?! She was found at Restore, Habitat For Humanity. I needed a statement piece for my...

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Sofa Table Makeover

Sofa Table Makeover

A friend of my son was giving this table away. I said yes in a heartbeat! It came with smoky glass inlays on the table which I didn't really care for. That's when the wood replacement idea started.  I remember these "behind the sofa" tables being popular in many homes...

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Staining And Painting A Table

Staining And Painting A Table

This is a HUGE table! Seriously, it could be a big side table or a smaller coffee table, but I LOVE it. This thing is well made and the wood is absolutely beautiful. I can't even remember how I acquired this piece, but I'm glad I did. It was one of those rare, easy...

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Painting A Wine Cabinet

Painting A Wine Cabinet

Beach, Wine, Cabinet...Maybe get to the cabinet first, get the wine and take it to the beach! That sounds right. This is such a unique piece, don't you think? I found it at the Jersey Shore at one of the many yard sales. I immediately had to have it when I found it. I...

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Art On This Vintage Dry Sink

Art On This Vintage Dry Sink

It’s funny, when you see something charming you instantly gotta-have-it! This was one of those pieces. So of course, I-got-it. I found her at the Jersey shore in one of the great beach yard sales, they have the best stuff! So I put art on this vintage dry sink.  Let...

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Buffet Makeover

Buffet Makeover

She sits in my master bedroom. The delivery guys brought it up stairs, my heroes, they didn’t even scratch a wall.This sucker is h-e-a-v-y! Once she was there, I got to cleaning with Dawn Platinum, wiping it down with a rinse and started painting after it dried. It’s a beautiful bluish-green -teal-turqouise. How’s that for […]

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Pretty in Pink Antique Cabinet

Pretty in Pink Antique Cabinet

This has got to be one of my favorite creative pieces of all time! I just love her beautiful pale pink with white stripes on the back wall and gold accents on the exterior. Love, love, love! All dressed up and so many places to go! I give her a hug every time I walk...

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