Posts Tagged ‘vintage’


make me pretty – a mini chair for Jasper

August 15, 2011

Jasper has his own mini Formica kitchen table and little chair. I found them at a yard sale and was so excited to update the chair. I had actually bought some other fabric for his chair, but when I had some leftover from this chair, I changed my plan.

Here is Jasper and his table and chair the day I brought it home from the yardsale.




And his adorable mini-chair re-done with the gorgeous Anna Maria Horner laminated cotton.






make me pretty – old school corner shelf

April 20, 2011

I love to barter. I’ll trade you this for that! I always feel like it is such a win – win situation. And that is how I scored this awesome corner shelf. I traded some graphic design work for this beauty, thanks Art!

I had it in my head that this shelf wanted to be blue – kind of a baby blue. Then I distressed it and stained it with an ebony stain to age it. And here is the after:






make me pretty – milk glass lamp goes orange

May 6, 2010

One of my favorite things about summer is neighborhood yard sales. Block after block of treasures to be found. That is were I picked up this cute little lamp.

Well, it has cute potential at least. The shade was looking pretty dated so I decided to cover it in some happy fabric. Then I painted the brown wood base a cheerful peach to match.

This little lamp is looking for the perfect home. Check it out on Etsy.