Trash to Treasure: Stylish Octagon Tray

Trash to Treasure Thrift Store Makeover Stenciled Octagon Tray via makinghomebase.com

Happy Friday everyone! Last week I had so much fun sharing a trash to treasure post with the $2 chalkboard that I wanted to do another quick trash to treasure post today. This one I love love love. Check out how I turned this awkward dophin tray into… A Stylish Geometric Stenciled Tray It all […]

$2 Trash to Treasure: Girl’s Room Chalkboard

Trash to Treasure Radiant Orchid Chalkboard

Happy Friday! I have a super quick Trash to Treasure project to share today. If you’ve been around here awhile then you know I love a good thrift store project, like this awesome houndstooth chair or this $14 end table. My favorite stores have been kinda slow recently but I did manage to find a […]

Navy Painted Media Stand: Repurposed Dresser

Navy Painted Media Stand

Guys! We’ve been painting again… a lot. Last weekend we painted our living room walls. In our rental. Yeah! I was so wishy washy about it. I couldn’t decide if it was worth the “trouble.” Turns out, I was a fool for waiting so long. Our new gray hue has totally transformed the feel of […]

Upholstered Foot Stool Tutorial: Hello Pretty Yellow Chevron

DIY Upholstered Foot stool Tutorial

Fun project alert An upholstered foot stool tutorial definitely qualifies as a fun project in my book! I love color. It’s true. I love a beautiful fresh white space too but when it comes to my own home I always incorporate tons of color. Which you all know since I have a mint nightstand. Now […]

Succulent Centerpiece from a Flea Market Bundt Pan

Repurposed Bundt Pan - Succulent Centerpiece

Last weekend we hit up one of my favorite places on the planet… The flea market! It is a vintage lovers paradise. I love searching for gems and getting a deal. It’s just so much fun! I got lots of goodies including a junky old tool box, a vintage rolling pin, and a few vintage […]

Vintage Wooden High Chair with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

vintage high chair with annie sloan chalk paint

 For my little lady’s first birthday party (you can see the party details here), Ever since my I saw this gorgeous Vintage Highchair painted with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint on The Golden Sycamore, I really wanted to find a vintage wooden high chair that I could paint!  After hunting for a vintage high chair for awhile […]

Recycled Wood Sign

Lanikai beach sign miles

As the weather get better the beach has been on my mind. When we lived in Hawaii, we had a favorite spot. This absolutely BEAUTIFUL beach called, Lanikai. We used to go grabbed sandwiches at our favorite Kalapawai Market, and then spend the day at the beach. I miss that place so much. Not because […]

Thrift Store Find Turned Chalkboard Tray

Chalkboard Painted Tray

You know when you get something from the thrift store and you aren’t exactly sure what you are going to do with it but it’s so cheap and cool that you just can’t pass it up? Okay, that happens to me so often that I’m beginning to feel like a hoarder. Anyone else? Just me? […]

Thrift Store Find and Painted Chair Legs

Painted Chair Legs Making Home Base

There is a special place I like to go here in town. A fun thrift store that I love to visit with a dear friend of mine. I don’t always find something but I always have a great time. A few weeks ago, my friend and I headed over to our thrift store and I […]

Office Nook Transformed

Making Home Base Office Nook After

So one of the biggest downers about living in base housing is you really don’t get to pick your floor plan. Sometimes I wish they were completely uniform all across the country. That way you would know what to expect when you arrive at your next duty station. No such luck. When we moved here, […]