Veneering my way to France!

Dresser before

  I'm finally getting some furniture done!  What a relief to feel like I'm finally accomplishing something and not just running around here like a chicken with my head cut off. This small, innocent-looking dresser was part of my problem.  It seemed like an innocuous little project. Strip the bad veneer off the top and paint, right? … [Read more...]

Gettin’ My Apothecary On: How to Design Custom Labels for Jars

French perfume lable 001

  I found this awesome clear small apothecary-looking jar at a garage sale over the weekend and it got me to thinking about how to add a design to it.  I had read somewhere on a blog that you could print on contact paper, so I though I'd give it a go. I picked this graphic from Graphics Fairy.  I'm diggin' the French thing right now. … [Read more...]