Sneaker Money: A Little Reseller Inspiration

Sneaker Money I came across this video in my teacher email inbox. It’s about a teenager that started a sneaker pawn shop that not only made him some sneaker money, but solved a problem in his community. It’s proof that thinking outside the box can be lucrative. I would love for my sons to also … Continue Reading

DIY Antique Buffet Makeover: Before and After

DIY: Built to Last Before I turned my thrifting passion into profit, I experimented with diy furniture makeovers. I have always had a love for antiques because their beauty and quality is unparalleled. As far as I’m concerned, the majority of the stuff that’s sold in stores now is disposable. It’s not made well enough … Continue Reading

My Next Two Furniture Makeover Projects

I got this dresser off of Craigslist for $75. I thought it was solid wood. Surprise, it’s not! Had I known that, I would have talked the guy down a bit, but oh well. The end-table, I got from Name Brand Consignments here in Brunswick. The owner is downsizing and had a 70% off sale … Continue Reading

Milk Paint Experiment: Miss Mustard Seed Artissimo

What the Heck is Milk Paint? I’ve been experimenting with┬áchalk paint and furniture, and I’ve been loving the results. The more research I did online, the more that I kept seeing the term “milk paint“, which sparked my curiosity. What is milk paint? Historically, milk paint was made from curdled milk or cottage cheese, lime, … Continue Reading

Valspar Makeover: Little Tikes Table Set

Lowe’s Valspar Makeover I’ve had this table set for a while now, and my boys have long since outgrown it. I decided to tryout Lowe’s Valspar Color Radiance Spray paint and gift the table to my cousin’s little girl for her birthday. I first heard of Color Radiance while reading other blogs. Some bloggers said … Continue Reading

DIY: How to Remove Labels from Glass Jars

Have you ever wanted to reuse a jar, but couldn’t get all of the adhesive and paper to come off? If so, then this post is for you. I have a thing about not being able to throw away glass jars, probably because I know that it will never degrade and will just take up … Continue Reading