Friday, May 22, 2015

A chair's before & after

 Hi there friends...TGIF!
My mom picked this cute chair up at an estate sale. 
She loved the rush seat and size...the only thing she didn't like was the color. 
An easy fix!
 She wanted it painted I pulled out my container of Americana chalk paint in "Carbon" and painted it for her...
What a difference!
Here's how it looked before...
 Now this fits her style so much better!!

 I even pulled out one of my small stencils and added a little design...
I used antique gold rub & buff. 
Then I lightly sanded over it to give it a worn look.
I distressed all along the edges also. 
Then I added a coat of clear wax and called it finished!
 Mom loves the way it came out :-)
One more before & after...
Big difference...right!!
 Thanks so much for stopping by!
Have a great Memorial Day weekend!

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Share Your Style #14

Hi there friends...It's Martina from Northern Nesting
I'm thrilled to be your happy host this week at
Here's a few things I shared with you on the blog this month... 
If your not already I would love for you to become a new follower...
I love making new friends!

You guys AMAZE me every week with all the fabulous posts you all link up...I wish I could feature all of you!
Here are a few from last weeks party... 
made this beautiful trumeau how it turned out! 

shared this beautiful outside tablescape!

Laura from Top This Top That
shared her beautiful guest room makeover! 
Making my reservations today:-)

Julie from Little Farmstead
shared how she painted her kitchen countertops!! 
What a fabulous transformation!

Christy from Our Southern Home
shared her DIY no sew it!!

Shared this yummy and healthy for you dessert!

If you were featured remember to grab our Featured Button!

Now let's get this party started!

Friday, May 15, 2015

~Pretty In Pink~

 Hi there friends...
We dog sat for a friend the past few days and when she came to pick her up she brought me these pretty flowers...which was so unnecessary!!
We loved having her and Neena loved having a friend...even though she was only 5 pounds lol!
Wish I thought to take a photo of them together.
 Such a beautiful shade of pink...aren't they pretty!

Not sure what these are called but I love them...maybe snap dragons?

I'm loving the touch of pink in this spot...
looks like I'll have to keep buying a bunch ;-)
Have a great weekend!

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Savvy Southern Style

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Share Your Style #13

Hi there friends...
Welcome to another week of Share Your Style!
 This week's host is Kelly 

Let's get this party started!!
Hello everyone!
Welcome to the 13th Share Your Style party!    I am Kelly from The Essence of Home and I am your host this week. 

Remember that when you link up here, your link will also show up on 7 other blogs as well!  
So this is a BIG party!!

Here are some features from last week...

Panoply shared a fun wedding party that took place in a barn.  I love country style weddings!  This one had lots of great ideas if you're planning your own too. 

Mia Bella Passions shared her recipe for raspberry white chocolate drizzle scones.  Oh my goodness, do these ever look good! 

One More Time shared how to make a farmhouse hall tree.  It's so cute!  I'm sure her family will get a lot of use out of that.

Gates of Crystal shared how she made French style shutters for her windows.  They are so pretty!  I love the blue color too.

Forever Decorating shared her new barn door installed in her garage.  I would love to have one of these somewhere in my own home!  Love this idea.

If you were featured, please add this button to your blog.

Now it's time for YOU to share your inspirations!  
Be sure to provide a link back to this party on  your specific post. 
 I can't wait to see what you share!

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