The Bonus Room Stairs, painted

painted stairs in Louis Blue

Over our  garage there is an unfinished "bonus" room, you can see pictures of our house and the garage here.  My husband Rick has begun the process of getting it finished and I can't wait.  I've been using our bedroom as my sewing room and it's getting pretty crowded with all my sewing … [Read more...]

Vintage Glory has come to Portland!!!

I read about it in my little local paper the Rivereast, an absolutely gorgeous shop that specializes in antique, vintage furniture and decor and they use Annie Sloan chalk paint on their stunning painted pieces!  It's called Vintage Glory and it's on RT 66 in Portland CT.  Hours are Wednesday thru … [Read more...]

My floors and how I found them

Erin from 110+2 (fabulous blog about renovating a townhouse and raising twins) and Zorrie from Sugar and Chic (another fantastic blog, I saw her coral dresser makeover and I was hooked) commented on my floors from this post. When Rick and I were planning our house we knew we didn't want new wood … [Read more...]

OMG! Look at that column!

My husband Rick (nickname Wreck) and I were poking around an architectural salvage store, The Reconstruction Center and  saw this column, I said to my husband "stand here and don't let anyone take this column!" and I went off to find out how much they wanted for it.  25.00!  We'll take it!  I was … [Read more...]

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