Charleston Room Makeover on A Budget Series My final piece of furniture makeover in my Charleston Room is this large china hutch. This piece is one that my mother had in her home from 1974 until a couple of years ago. I'm very glad that I practiced on several small pieces before I attempted this . . .
~Charleston Room Makeover On A Budget Series~ When it came to staying within a budget, art for the walls in my Charleston Room needed to be inexpensive. Using a thrift store frame, a little paint and some images I found online that could be used kept the total coast very low. I wanted the . . .
~Charleston Room Makeover On A Budget Series~ I've had a love/hate relationship with this rocking chair for a long time. When I bought it in 1988, it matched the other dark wood furniture I had at the time. I bought it specifically to use as a rocker in our family room when Gloria was born. For . . .
~Charleston Room Makeover On A Budget Series~ In the midst of making over my Charleston Room into a coastal cottage decor, Gloria pointed out to me that the coasters I was using don't have a coastal look to them. She's right and even though they are Charlestonish, they don't have the light, pastel . . .
~Charleston Room Makeover On A Budget Series~ I needed to update some frames that I've been using in my Charleston Room to make them match the new decor. I've been using the frames for a while and I love that I can easily change the photos of my grandchildren that I want to have on . . .
~Charleston Room Makeover on a Budge Series~ As I continue to redo pieces of furniture in my Charleston Room, I'm gaining more confidence in my skills using chalk paint. I started small with a wall curio and used a great DIY chalk paint recipe. From there, I used an inexpensive brand of chalk paint . . .
~Charleston Room Makeover on a Budget Series~ As I got started on making over this room, I knew I wanted to change the dark furniture pieces. I love the style of both of these side tables, but they needed to be updated with some color to fit in with the overall look I'm going for in this . . .
Some people call them sun rooms. Some call them Florida rooms. I’ve seen references to sun lounges and sun parlors. There are many variations of what these rooms are called and how they are constructed. Some include an outdoor living space, while others are completely enclosed and built as an . . .
Charleston Room Makeover on a Budget Series We are happy to be a part of the June Centsational Salvage Challenge, 2015 brought to us by Erica from On Bliss Street, Jason from East Coast Upcyclers, and Timisha from Toolbox Divas. This is such a great challenge. DIYers are challenged to spend no more . . .
Charleston Room Makeover On a Budget Series My latest thrift store find makeover is this cute, little curio shelf. When I saw it, I knew that it could be a perfect display shelf for a few pieces of my milk glass collection. Priced at $2.00, it was just right. . . .