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Oilily Bags from TK Maxx

  Browsing throught TK Maxx, I saw a few bags that I found to be really nice! I would have bought these, but I’m currently low on budget! I have a thing for cute and girly things right now and I wouldn’t normally like bags like these. I thin...
by craftofboredom on Aug 16, 2011

Oilily Bags from TK Maxx

  Browsing throught TK Maxx, I saw a few bags that I found to be really nice! I would have bought these, but I’m currently low on budget! I have a thing for cute and girly things right now and I wouldn’t normally like bags like these. I thin...
by craftofboredom on Aug 16, 2011

"What kind of sprayer do you use?"

This is the #1 question I receive, so I thought I would direct you to my ever so talented friend, Sausha at {show & tell} today.She wrote a great post on 3 different sprayers she has used and the pros and cons about them. We both own the same on...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Feb 7, 2011

French Farmhouse Table and a Time Sensitive Question

Hi again! I'm sharing another furniture makeover at Finding My Aloha today.You might remember the before: Well, I finally tackled it, and I'm glad I did. Come and stop by Emily's place to see the final result! And now my question: I'm helping...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Jan 4, 2011

French Farmhouse Table Before and After

Hi again! I'm sharing another furniture makeover at Finding My Aloha today.You might remember the before: Well, I finally tackled it, and I'm glad I did. Come and stop by Emily's place to see the final result! xoxo,Christa...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Jan 4, 2011

~ 100 Year Old Antique *Princess* Chest of Drawers ~

(If you're looking for this weeks' Project Diaries, it is here.) When I saw this chest of drawers on CL I couldn't get in my car fast enough. I knew I could do something really fun with it!  The nice gentleman with the European accent I bou...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Jan 3, 2011

Before and After :: 1920's Antique Buffet

 I know I say this a lot, but this is my favorite piece yet.I found this antique buffet/sideboard on CL, and called to ask the usual questions, including if it had always been in a smoke-free environment.She said "no, it hasn't..."Because of tha...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Nov 9, 2010

Final Finishing 101

Do you have a favorite topcoat?I use different ones depending on what I'm working on.In my last post, I shared how I made-over this table: I love Tung Oil for stained pieces like this. It lends itself to a gorgeous, hand-rubbed finish, yet it is...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Sep 25, 2010

Painting laundry cabinets, day two

Yesterday's plan to paint went according to plan,  and without a hitch.The cabinets were painted Bone White in Ben Moore's Aura.It was the first time I've used Aura and I'm hooked. Only 1/4 gallon was needed for the entire laundry room! Today I...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Aug 15, 2010

Painting laundry cabinets, day two

Yesterday's plan to paint went according to plan,  and without a hitch.The cabinets were painted Bone White in Ben Moore's Aura.It was the first time I've used Aura and I'm hooked. Only 1/4 gallon was needed for the entire laundry room! Today I...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Aug 15, 2010

Painting laundry cabinets, day one.

This project is five years in the making and words cannot express how glad I am to finally be doing it.Yesterday was spent prepping and priming. I did it all by myself, and slept like a baby. It was a good opportunity to pull out the appliances and...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Aug 14, 2010

My Workspace

Tomorrow, I'm getting the heck out of here. You're lucky I didn't use another word, because it's 115 degrees! Our family is headed to Coronado Island for five days, Woo HOOOOO!. We've been going every year since the girls were little, and last year m...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Jul 18, 2010

{ My Workspace }

Tomorrow, I'm getting the heck out of here. You're lucky I didn't use another word, because it's 115 degrees! Our family is headed to Coronado Island for five days, Woo HOOOOO!. We've been going every year since the girls were little, and last year m...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Jul 18, 2010

{ My Workspace }

Tomorrow, I'm getting the heck out of here. You're lucky I didn't use another word, because it's 115 degrees! Our family is headed to Coronado Island for five days, Woo HOOOOO!. We've been going every year since the girls were little, and last year m...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Jul 18, 2010

{ Udderly in Love with Milk Paint }

Someone asked me to clarify what milk paint was, so I thought I'd write about it because I do love working with it. Milk paint has been used for hundreds of years, and is zero V.O.C. While you can still buy natural milk paint made with casein, I have...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on Jun 8, 2010

{ French Black and Cream Dining Table } { SOLD }

I found this table set on Craigslist. There were a few different directions I could go with it, but I finally decided on a black and cream theme.I absolutely love how it turned out! Before: Light wood & painted fruit... a stark contrast to the en...
by Modern Vintage Interiors on May 16, 2010


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