The difference that 1.5 cans of paint + 9 hours of painting can make in a house is absolutely incredible. After I first started painting for a bit on Thursday, Jason & I spent a romantic Valentine’s Day evening painting … Continue reading
A few years ago, when I first bought my house (which is not the house we currently live in, we moved into Jason’s house due to it being much larger than mine), I stumbled across a great deal on a pair of end tables on my favorite website, Craigslist. These tables were pretty beat up, but I had a feeling I could clean them up & make them into night stands for my bedroom with minimal effort.
I began working on our centerpieces last year, so it’s definitely time to finish these up. I have enough mason jars for 20 tables, but only 10 spray painted vases. I’ve been looking on & off for more vases that are this size & shape — I’ve heard rumors of them existing at the dollar store, but I haven’t had any luck finding them so far. At this point, I kind of just want to be done with these things, so I decided to come up with a Plan B.
Finally, finally, finally the buffet is finished! As I said before, this project ended up being a huge pain in the ass & it’s still not perfect — I hate polyurethane with a passion! — but it certainly serves its purpose well, already freeing up a ton of room in our kitchen cabinets. Plus, I think it looks pretty. I won’t go into too much detail since I’ve dragged this project on for several posts already, so here are some pictures after the jump: Continue reading