Summer Roundup!

Refinished Furniture from www.hystericallyeverafter.com

Hey blog friends! I hope everyone has had a wonderful summer. I know that many of my American pals (and some Canadian ones too!) are already back into the full swing of fall, but we aren't there quite yet. School for my kids begins on Tuesday, so this is our final weekend of freedom up here! We … [Read more...]

Painting My Kitchen Cabinets – Again

Painting Kitchen Cabinets - "Chelsea Gray" by Benjamin Moore

So... I'm working on another makeover here, and it's not one that I'm particularly excited about. However, it needs to be done! If you've been around for a while, you might remember when I repainted my kitchen cabinets. I used "Old White" chalk paint by Annie Sloan, and I loved it. However, it's not … [Read more...]

Desk Makeover – Fit For a Tween

DIY Chevron Desk Makeover - hystericallyeverafter.com

My older daughter has had MY  beautiful desk in her room for a long time now.  Being 11, she doesn't often use it... it sits covered in books, EOS lip balms and hair ties, while she does her homework on her bed. Sigh. Part of the problem is that this desk doesn't have much storage. It's more of a … [Read more...]

No Man is an Island… but a crafty woman can build one!

Our kitchen island was a hunk of junk. Honestly - it has a been a serious source of rage. I bought it second hand for about $50, I can't remember exactly how much. It was an online ad, and I drove like 40 minutes to pick it up... so when I arrived and saw how crappy it actually WAS, I was in a … [Read more...]

The Little Bookcase That Could

BEFORE

I like to rescue things. Sometimes animals, but mostly furniture. So when I was driving down the street and saw this sad, neglected, discarded little thing, I knew I had to give it a home. Home awful that someone thought it was beyond help, not worth caring for! Furniture has feelings too you … [Read more...]