Potatoes enjoy being stored in a dry, dark place. But they are also easily forgotten until you later find them in the back of the pantry growing the latest science experiment.
When I spotted this really old vegetable bin, I
quickly grabbed slowly lugged it back to the car. It became my next makeover.
Continue reading “Find Those Potatoes or my Vegetable Bin Makeover”
This old wooden rack and towel holder was in search of a new lease on life. So that’s exactly what it got! Meet “CAKESHOP 1988,” my new utensil and towel rack.
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Isn’t this a gem? Maybe not yet, but it does have great potential. Yes, I saw this cart’s future, and it was good. Except for the rust and dirt, the cart was in good shape and has two handles, one on each side–that’s a plus. Let’s see what a little scrubbing, painting and stenciling can do!
Continue reading “Tiered Metal Kitchen Cart Makeover”
Do you agree these vintage nesting canisters are a throwback to the 70’s? Picked up for $5, I knew they screamed for a makeover.
Continue reading “Nesting Canisters Get Nautical Makeover”
Our monthly local vintage flea market is only a 15-minute drive from home. Vendors line the aisles with wonderful “trash to treasures.” A few months ago, I bought these two lap trays, with the short metal foldout legs. We used trays like this when we were kids when we were sick and got to eat in bed.
Click through to see the tutorial and after pics!
Continue reading “Summer-inspired Tray Makeovers”
The weather has a mind of its own. While the east coast is still in the throes of winter, SoCal is already experiencing a record-breaking heatwave. I know I shouldn’t complain. However, when I’m on the tennis court trying to play a match on the hot concrete slab, it’s a bit too warm for my liking. Plus, we’re in a drought so we need rain!
Looking at the bright side, though, it’s warm enough that I will share my poolside vintage chair makeover today. Continue reading “Happy Leap Day & 91 Degrees”
After spotting boring candy jars on a store shelf, I knew I could create prettier ones, while recycling empty glass jars at the same time. And this is what I made.
Continue reading “Valentine’s Candy Jars & Centerpiece”