May 2014 | Vintage, Paint and more...

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Throwback Thursday - Summer Entryway 2013

It's time again for me to come up with a summer decor idea for 
my entryway.
I have an idea of what I want to do 
have even started working on it.
But, since it's Throwback Thursday I thought 
I would look at last years entryway.

Vintage, Paint and more... summer chalkboard, flip flop wreath, fun colors of summer, using flip flops in your decor

Last year I used some really bright, hot colors 
reminisent of the beach 
beach life here.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Painted Dishes

Vintage, Paint and more... stenciled dollar store plate and painted thrift store finds

I have an open space area above my kitchen cabinets
that a lot of houses have these days.
It's an area that I have seen merchandised so nicely 
in a lot of magazine pictures
I wanted to do the same thing.

Friday, May 23, 2014

I Won and Vintage Recipe Sign

Written by: Cathy Carroll for Vintage, Paint and more....

Vintage, Paint and more... Vintage recipe sign

Can you tell how happy and excited I am.
I rarely win anything 
to win a give away on a blog I love
is like the greatest for me.
I have to tell you this story.
A few weeks ago I entered the give away at 
She was celebrating her 100th linky party.
Wow, 100 linky parties!
I love her linky parties as there is always so much inspiration there
the posts are all so beautiful.
So to celebrate her 100th Jann was having an awesome giveaway.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Creative Storage Solutions

Vintage, Paint and more... DIY decorative storage, decorative boxes, box storage

After recently moving Miss A's room to the loft 
that had contained 
the Craft Room; it became necessary to find storage space
for all those craft items.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Wordless Wednesday - Coffee

Written by: Cathy Carroll for Vintage, Paint and more....


Vintage, Paint and more.... Starbuck's, coffee

My morning "go juice" !!!

Have a wonderful day....

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Vintage Nightstands

Our bedroom is starting to come together 
and I am quite pleased with the results.
Today I am going to show you 
how I repurposed some of the tables from my craft room into our nightstands.

Vintage, Paint and more... - painted table, DIY chalkpaint, white painted tables

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Throwback Thursday - Funky Little Desk

Vintage, Paint and more... thrifted desk repainted in a whimsical design

Good morning everyone.
I thought that we would have a little fun today 
with a 
Throwback Thursday post.
I chose a little desk that I did two years ago 
when I was creating Miss A's space in our new home.
I absolutely love this little desk and you can read about it 

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Wordless Wednesday - Hydrangeas

Wordless Wednesday

Vintage, Paint and more... hydrangeas, iron stone pitcher, vintage, decor

Last years hydrangeas - anxiously awaiting this years.....

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Until next time - create something you love

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Twine Wrapped Parisian Lamp

Vintage, Paint and more... DIY lamp, twine craft, stenciled lamp shade

Good Morning everyone.
Have you ever bought something at a garage sale with the 
full intentions of redoing it into something special
then It. Sits. For. Years.?
And, I mean years....
I do this all the time and then... inspiration hits
I go to town on whatever it was I bought.
Inspriation finally hit for this not so pretty little lamp from eons ago...

Vintage Paint and more... - thrifted lamp, a simple lamp

Monday, May 12, 2014

Changing Rooms

Good Morning everyone.
Hope all you Mother's had a wonderful Mother's Day yesterday
all you non-mothers enjoyed celebrating with your mothers.
We had a very quiet day ourselves.
We went to church, then brunch, then spent the afternoon
just enjoying each others company.
Those types of get-togethers are just so relaxing and fun.
I think I enjoy them the most.

A couple of posts ago I was telling you about some changes that 
are being made here.
These are room changes involving - not one
three rooms.
All three are being moved and their uses are being reworked 
to fit our ever changing needs.

Changing Rooms - repurposing existing rooms, making rooms work for your needs

Monday, May 5, 2014

Updated Master Bed

Written by: Cathy Carroll, Vintage, Paint and more...

Good morning friends,
Hope this finds you all doing well.
We are having the most lovely weather here at the beach 
enjoying every minute of it.
I want to share a long over do project with you that  I have been meaning to get to.
I have been talking about redoing our bedroom for quite some time now
 have finally gotten it to a place that I can begin to show you what I have been doing.
So, grab a cup of your favorite java or tea and come with me.
Our first installment will be the new bed linens....

Updated Master Bed - drop cloth ruffle on pillow sham, diy pillow sham, drop cloth pillow, French topography pillow

We have been living here for two years now and our bedroom was put on the back burner
so to speak.
I just had so many things to do that giving our room a makeover was not one of the priorities.
This January I finally decided it was time - no more putting things off.  
I decided to start with the bed.
I do not have any before pictures because they were really embarassing.
I can tell you it was just a bed with sheets and a blanket on it.
Nothing fancy at all.