Monday, July 30, 2012


Sometimes I ask my husband's advice on paint colors or fabrics...with these ottomans, he chose the original baby blue that I painted. After they dried, we both decided that they needed to be changed back to white.

Immediately after repainting them and then posting them on craigslist, they sold! White it is!!

After repainting those babies, I got started on my next project of the day...the very nice sofa table that was ANOTHER donation:) Such a blessing.

Here are the before and afters...I hope you like!

Another project checked off the list!

Friday, July 27, 2012

Pull up a seat, take a load off your feet

I was lucky enough to have these really cute ottoman pieces donated to me! As I was working on them however, I decided that they could serve a dual purpose as stools for children to use as well. (I'm tempted to use them in my classroom!)

After tightening up the loose screws, adding a little paint, and recovering the cushions....I think they turned out super cute:)

I bought one yard of fabric, and then used my other materials that I had around the house to fix them up!

The stools came to me with a light pink fabric and a dark wood base.

Although they weren't bad looking, I wanted to make them a little more exciting. I added a light baby blue color on the base, and used a gray/cream fabric:)

These will bring me one stool/ottoman closer to my goal for chair-ity!

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Old School!

Unfortunately, Will Ferrell does not make a cameo in this "Old School" posting:) We're talking about an old school chair that was donated to me today from someone in the Wings of Hope Hospice family.

The chair came to me with rusted hardware and legs and scratched up wood. After a little "Chairity" TLC., sanding and staining, here is the final product!




My Chairity time has been limited lately because I have been spending a lot of time with family, working my summer job with my Dad, and starting my Master's classes. There will be more to come soon!!