Blog Posts - Make Overs



Empire Dresser Makeover in Milk Paint

I couldn't be any happier with this makeover! I scored this empire dresser for $30 believe it or not! The veneer is cracking and peeling in places but that didn't scare me. I always let a piece sit in my home unfinished for a little wh...
by Camelot Art Creations on Feb 14, 2016

Refresh your room party 2016

Hi everyone and welcome to the Refresh your room party 2016! I am so happy to have you here to show off your renewed spaces! This all about shopping your home and getting over that mid-winter hump and feeling good about where we live. I renewed my li...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Feb 9, 2016

Chair reupholstery

One of the next big projects I would like to tackle is some chair reupholstery. (Why yes, that is a Lego house as  a part of my decor. Don’t you have one too?) I bought this chair on Craigslist for $75. I loved the wood and the shape, but the...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jul 19, 2015

Bread box makeover

Hey there everyone! It’s Angela from Number Fifty-Three and I have to admit that I love the thrift store. No joke. It’s my favorite place to shop. I love the idea of re-purposing things and giving them new life. Plus, isn’t it so...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jul 6, 2015

painted gray nightstand

After posting about my mini-bedroom makeover a few weeks ago, I kept looking at the pictures and realized that those cream colored nightstands were making me crazy.   I knew I wanted to go dark with them because the walls are going to be going light...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jun 30, 2015

Entry hall dresser update

I picked up this vintage piece from a thrift store for my entry hall dresser a while ago.It makes for great storage for all of the hats and stuff the come wandering in but don’t really have  a home, and a nice place to drop off keys and other...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jun 24, 2015

Upcycled Drawer to Shadow Box

 It's a little hard for me toss solid wood items! My boy's were ready for a room makeover and it was time to toss their desk. I tried selling it for a small price and nothing. Before tossing it I saw a new life in the drawers! &nb...
by Camelot Art Creations on Jun 9, 2015

French Provincial Dresser Makeover

This makeover was one of the biggest/longest projects I've completed yet. The dresser is 7' long! I did four coats of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Old White and sealed it with Annie Sloan clear wax.  I love the way it turned out!! Beautiful c...
by Camelot Art Creations on May 18, 2015

Restful guest room makeover from shopping your home

This is  a repost from June of 2013 when a bunch of talented bloggers took the time to change up some rooms in their homes three different ways, but the rule was they had to shop their home first… It was really fun and I loved to see all of th...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Mar 10, 2015

Small space living pt.4-furniture placement around windows and doors

Welcome to part four of small space living! You can start the first day here. One of the challenges of living in a smaller home is finding ways for  furniture placement around windows and doors, and either the lack of electrical outlets, or outlets...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jan 15, 2015

Dresser update with gold arrow drawer pulls

I was perusing the aisles of Hob Lob this week when I came across the cutest gold arrow drawer pulls. I knew they would be perfect for an instant update on Middle’s dresser. You can see the dresser here when it was first made over a few years a...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Oct 29, 2014

Chalk paint bookcase makeover

Do you ever get the itch to change something in a room? Maybe it’s something big like wallpapering or adding bead board. Or maybe it’s something simple like painting a single piece of furniture. Hi Everyone! I’m Jennifer Zuri at Tow...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Sep 30, 2014

Trash to Treasure furniture makeover…

When Jennifer Rizzo asked me, Jennifer Z from Town and Country Living to do a furniture makeover for my June contributor post, I knew exactly what I was going to up-cycle. Sometimes you just need a little kick in the pants from a friend to tackle a p...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jun 24, 2014

Up-cycled kids table to coffee table….

Hi there!I hope you all had a wonderful weekend with your family! I’m Jen from City Farmhouse & I have an easy up-cycling project for you today! I think we have all had at one point or surely seen them at a garage sale here & there- kid...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jun 17, 2014

Dresser makeover from completely trashed to completely fabulous!…

Listen, no one, and I mean no one can beat the living snot out of a piece of furniture like the Rizzo girl’s can. It’s a rare talent and should be in the Guinness book of world records. This dresser makeover for me was a head shaker. I we...
by Jennifer Rizzo on May 23, 2014

Some amazing FCF features…….

Hey everyone! I haven’t done features from my linky party in a while, so I thought it would be a good time to share some of the great things you are doing! You guys link up everything from painted furniture to furniture makeovers, recipes and h...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Feb 1, 2014

Wonderful Women-Interview with Digital Designer Amee D’Souza

Amee is a freelance digital designer and consultant based in London. With qualifications and experience in illustration and animation, interaction design and web design and build, she’s one of those rare beings who is equally comfortable with the c...
by Honest Mum on Jan 29, 2014

Beautiful Bridal Make Overs for 2014 | makeover

Bridal makeover for the season 2014 has just started to hit the market, currently each and every small, big or even corporate brands of Pakistan fashion industry and saloons are featuring their own bridal makeover catalogs. There has already been so...
by Fun Around the World on Jan 8, 2014

WIN One of FIVE Benefit Make Upper Makeovers in the Gorgeous South William St Boutique!

Another day another seriously good Giveaway to celebrate our new site. This time we're talking all things Benefit and FIVE of you lucky ducks will win the chance to visit the stunning South William St boutique and be treated like royalty with a...
by CherrySue Doin' the Do on Dec 12, 2013

My Two Blogs Get Made Over

So have you noticed then?! *swishes hair, pouts a little…look around peeps, my blog has had a full on make-over and not just over here either, Mummy’s Got Style has had a revamp too…well, do you like?! I thought 3 years living, brea...
by Honest Mum on Dec 6, 2013


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