Restoration Writer I paint and re-purpose old furniture and everyday items to restore my mind for writing.

How to update an old hutch

How to Update a Family Hutch

Did you recently get your hands on a piece of family furniture that’s now collecting dust in your garage? Is it solidly constructed and in great shape but just not your “style?” I’m here...

Bench Shot Vertical

Fresh Take on a Fall Porch

Fall has officially landed on my front porch and this year, I’m all about the yellow, white and green. I’m sure I’ll get around to adding pumpkins at some point, but for now, I...

How to Decorate a Spring Mantel 3 Easy Steps

Spring Mantel in 3 Easy Steps

It’s one long, intimidating shelf designed to hold a favorite collection or showcase your best decorating talent. And, you’re expected to start all over again to mark each holiday or the beginning of the...