How to Create a Hardwood Floor Table Top {Little Farmhouse Table}

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We have great ideas stored in our heads or pinned on our Pinterest boards. I love the idea of using hardwood flooring as table tops. I’ve been keeping my eye out for a table base with either a missing top, or … Continue reading 

Upcycled Miniature Dipped Kitchen Utensil Organizer

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Have you ever recycled or re-purposed something in your home? It could be on a small-scale, perhaps reusing a bundt cake pan to create a planter. Like this one we featured a couple of months ago. Or on a larger scale, … Continue reading 

Custom Cornhole Boards.

custom cornhole boards

We have readers from all over the world, so for those not familiar with the outdoor game… Cornhole, also known as Tailgate or bean bag toss, is a lawn game in which players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole in … Continue reading 

Etsy and its Impact on Our Local Sales. {Plus a peek at our latest custom order}

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Etsy is a global marketplace. Yet, two local shoppers found us because Etsy focuses on local artisans. We’re able to list our location in our Etsy shop; our location is also searchable. Here’s how: Create an Etsy account, if you … Continue reading 

Mid-Century Ottoman Makeover

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Sometimes it just takes that one small thing to spark inspiration. For me, this time, it was fringe. Then I found an awesome fabric remnant and it was on! With the materials I had acquired, an ottoman is what came … Continue reading 

The Copper Trend and how our Etsy Customer is embracing the trend

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Metallic Gold has been a home decor trend the past year or two but did you know Copper was trending? I am addicted to home decor blogs.  I follow the Better Homes and Gardens Style Spotters blog so I can stay … Continue reading 

Duncan Phyfe Carved Rocking Chair Makeover {General Finishes Paint Review}

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Mamita did some spring and summer cleaning in her garage.  Inside she found a few “projects” she was hoping to get around to but never did.  So she decided to pass them along to us.  That’s a win for the Boutique! This … Continue reading 

Upcoming Furniture Makeovers – From drab to fab…we hope!

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Here’s a snapshot of some of our upcoming furniture projects! We’ll be revealing this little beauty first.  An engraved wooden rocking chair.  This project came from Mamita’s garage. An ugly vinyl upholstered ottoman.  I can’t wait to show you what … Continue reading 

Upcycled Cash Wrap for The Wandering Wardrobe

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We were commissioned by Caroline of The Wandering Wardrobe to upcycle (or build) a piece of furniture to create a cash wrap for Cleveland’s boutique on wheels. This past weekend we delivered!  This is how we converted an industrial cart … Continue reading