5 Keys to Making Your Painted Furniture Live Beyond the “Trend”

“So how long do you think this trend will last?” “Why would you paint over wood!?” “What happens after painted furniture goes out of style?” If I had a dollor for every time I heard these questions, I’d have enough dollars to buy brand new furniture. (But I still wouldn’t!) I’m going to answer those questions with questions. “When will you stop creating a home … Continue reading 5 Keys to Making Your Painted Furniture Live Beyond the “Trend”

5 Purposeful Places to Shop for the Perfect Summer Accessories

Summer is in full swing and that means one thing: Summer Events! Since we all know that no event is complete without the perfect ensemble, here are five places we love to look for new fun accessories. And better yet, they are on a mission! In no particular order…. 1. Light Gives Heat. They started with the Suubi handrolled paper beads, and are now traveling … Continue reading 5 Purposeful Places to Shop for the Perfect Summer Accessories

From Beach Bum to Coastal Chic – 5 Furniture Transformations

If you’ve been following along on Instagram¬† this week, then you’ve seen my tagline “Beauty is in the eye of the paint brush holder.” I know, I know – it’s a little cheesy and predictable. It’s not too creative based on what we do. We take old, outdated, damaged furniture and give it a second chance. Our goal is to bring it up to speed … Continue reading From Beach Bum to Coastal Chic – 5 Furniture Transformations

High Five Friday: 5 Tips for DIY Wood-Planked Tabletops

I’ve formed a BIG habit over the last six months. It is my solution to everything. It ups the style game. Scores stellar points in the budget arena. And, usually stays within the DIY bounds. Wood-Planked Tabletops. Damaged top beyond paint cover-up repair? Wood-planked top. Lacking in design pizazz? Wood-planked top. Need to create a larger surface area? Wood-planked top. Missing a top alltogether? Wood-planked … Continue reading High Five Friday: 5 Tips for DIY Wood-Planked Tabletops

High Five Friday: Hardware Tips

It is no secret that hardware styles have changed drastically in the past decade. Those big chunky brass pieces oddly remind of “costume” jewelry from the same era… We have done hundreds of pieces over the past several years – and every hardware revival has been different, yet interesting. Here are five tips of the trade to help your hardware become the “mascara” of your … Continue reading High Five Friday: Hardware Tips

T-Shirt Rework: Fancy & Free Garland

Name the occasion. I’ll name your solution! In a world of Pinterest and the Real Housewives, I have seen some OVER THE TOP decor for the simplest of gatherings. I don’t know about you, but I don’t have that kind of cash to spend on decoration I’ll probably use… once. Believe me, I’m all about a theme and creating an experience for my guests – … Continue reading T-Shirt Rework: Fancy & Free Garland

5 Simple Tips for Fabulous Entertaining

Happy Heritage Weekend, Y’all! When the PGA’s RBC Heritage tournament comes to town, this Island comes to life! For locals, that means lots of in-home entertaining to avoid the crowds. Whether you’re hosting a Heritage party this weekend or just looking forward to all the opportunities for summer entertaining in the near future, here are 5 easy tips to help you throw a gathering that … Continue reading 5 Simple Tips for Fabulous Entertaining