Like most folks, St. Patrick’s Day is not a big holiday around here, but I decided to show some extra love to my hubby with this project. Here’s what a blue jean leg became, and the reason it’s a little wonky is because blue jean legs are tapered. No matter, I still love how it turned out!
Category: DIY Projects
Surprising evolution of a vintage Hollywood Regency trash can cover should have you wondering. I bought this piece of vintage Hollywood Regency junk at a thrift store. It was one of those dry days when I couldn’t find a darn thing, and it’s been sitting in the basement staring at me ever since.
While I love shabby chic and admire upcycled lampshades dripping with pearls, studded with tattered fabric roses, and covered in doilies and lace, I knew it wouldn’t fly with my hubby. Just check Pinterest for lacy lampshades if you don’t know what I’m talking about. In doing the next needed restoration, I wanted to try out a doily lampshade makeover – husband-approved. Something where I was getting the look without looking like I was getting the look.
Silverplate, teacups, and pincushions is a project for a rainy day. I love it when I find little silverplate sugar and creamers at the thrift store! They are usually without their mates and the more ornate, the better. The tarnish gives it great patina too. They make ideal pincushions. Read on for a little tutorial.