Found: Vintage Firewood Cart

Vintage Firewood Cart From Turnstyle Vogue

Good morning, I’m on a mini-vacation today with the family so I’m just going to do a quick post to show you what my sister found for me at an estate sale.  A vintage firewood cart. I have seen newer versions with a similar shape, but I haven’t seen one quite like this.  Have you?   Any ideas what year … [Read more...]

DIY: Vintage Totes For Fall

Vintage Inspired Fall Caddy By Turnstyle Vogue

Hey guys, I’m so happy today is Friday.  I’m looking forward to some much needed family time over the next few days – and a couple of good books.  I’m going to do my best to stay away from work so if you catch sight of me on Pinterest orFacebook, slap me and tell me to go away.  I wanted to recap my guest post for My … [Read more...]

Furniture Debut: Reflection… For A Cause

Vintage Dresser Makeover By Turnstyle Vogue

Hello! I’m excited to show you a special piece today.  It will be heading to the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life auction tomorrow and hopefully will contribute to a big night of fundraising for a great cause.  When I was asked by a local business if I would be willing to donate one of my pieces, I jumped at the … [Read more...]

My Top Must-Haves For Furniture Up-Do’s!

Ninja Lite Work Gloves

I had somebody ask me a few weeks ago what a few of my favorite things are to always have on hand in my shop.  Well, aside from the obvious responses, such as my favorite paints (Annie Sloan, Benjamin Moore) brushes (Purdy, Wooster) and power tools (orbital sander, cordless drill,  nail gun and Dremel) there are some key items … [Read more...]

DIY: Vintage “Trash” Turned Vintage Wine Tote

Wine Cork That Says Next:

Hey there!  This is the first day of the last full week of July.  Can you believe that?  Even though it is still mid-summer, I have had a little bit of Autumn on the mind.  I guess when the magazines and home décor shops start early, I can too, right?!  I found this wire contraption a while back.  I have no idea as to what … [Read more...]

Looking Back At October Sky

A Dining Room Credenza or Buffet Makeover By Turnstyle Vogue

Happy Friday! I know it is only July, but we are going to look back at a piece I did last fall, that was done specifically to honor the season.  October Sky. (I know some of you have have already seen this before, but please indulge me for just a minute.) This started out as a scratched up golden oak buffet that had … [Read more...]

My Guest Post DIY @ My Repurposed Life

Guest Post Banner For My Repurposed Life

Good morning!     You can find me over at My Repurposed Life today showing you another version – with tutorial - of one of my favorite things to make. If you follow Gail, you will discover that our minds were in sync this week! Here is a teaser:   Hmmm…..looks a little rough, doesn’t … [Read more...]

Pottery Barn Fall Preview

pb hardware

I have a confession to make. The third week of July is one of my favorite times of the year.  It is my Christmas In July.  Why?  Because that is when Pottery Barn comes out with their fall line.  I enjoy PB year-round, but their fall items are always my favorite.  I love the colors, textures and finishes that you find.  This … [Read more...]

Furniture Debut: Euphoria


Good morning! I hope everyone had a good weekend.  Around the same time this post is published, we will be dropping the little guy off at camp for the first time.  He is soooo excited!  He has been in countdown mode for days.  I still remember the first time I went to overnight camp. Ah, to be young again… I will have … [Read more...]

Your Blogger Dashboard & Reader List


Happy Friday everyone,  I wanted to pass along something I discovered the other day.  I’m 99% positive everybody but me has been aware of this all along and I'll  get a handful of “duhs” from you, but what can I say?!  I'm trying to catch up with everybody... Even though I’m now a WordPress … [Read more...]