Traditional Hutch Turns Modern

I’m currently lying on my couch after throwing my back out yesterday. Darn you, weak body. Yesterday marked the true end of the busiest summer of my life, and I’m so glad to be resting, even if it is my body that is making me. I just can’t imagine why my body doesn’t like to run 12 miles, hang dry wall, paint, clean, and move furniture in a day… weird.  Continue reading “Traditional Hutch Turns Modern”

Repurposed Vintage Dresser

One lazy Saturday afternoon Dean and I were hanging out around the house. I can’t have nothing to do for too long, so I asked him if he wanted to go “treasure” hunting at our local Goodwill.

We jumped in the car and then drifted apart once we were in the store. I don’t know why but Dean and I can NEVER stay in the same area while we shop “together”. I think it’s because I look at things in a quick and timely manner -always knowing what I want, while he slowly peruses the aisles, looking for a broken electronic device he can fix or a dusty and faded philosophical book. -Our brains are VERY different.

He caught me examining this beat-up, broken dresser. The drawers were cracked, broken, and stuck. The back was weak and brittle from water damaged. I stood there for a bit, trying to analyze the damage and dream up a vision for what this could become. Continue reading “Repurposed Vintage Dresser”

Master Bedroom Dresser Flip

How is the beginning of your week going? I’m feeling a bit of nostalgia as I work on this post. I was just editing the pictures of my husband’s dresser restoration that I did well over 3 months ago. Looking through pictures of our bedroom and our things is making me miss him. I’m currently 2,322 miles from him as I type. And after only 8 days apart, I’m having a hard time imagining how I’ll handle the next two weeks. However, I am sitting in my best friend’s kitchen in Tucson, Arizona awaiting her second baby… so I don’t have anything to complain about! Continue reading “Master Bedroom Dresser Flip”