I turned a coffee table into a chalkboard canvas for my toddler | Offbeat Home & Life
I love to encourage my little girl to draw and be creative as much as possible. I've looked into a lot of options for her, but wasn't very happy with what was available -- besides, my daughter needs a BIG canvas. When my husband brought a pretty grody-looking coffee table home a few weeks ago, I ignored it until I realized what I could use it for -- the coffee table could be transformed into a canvas for our kid.
How to Make a Reclaimed Wood Bench/Coffee Table
In the middle of a quiet week around here. The 12 year old, aka chatterbox, is away at camp for the week. She loves camp, was so excited to go, talked about how some of her best memories are from camp so I am always happy that she is able to go. And she has a way of just about driving me nuts before she goes so that I am ready for a little break (Yes, I am one of THOSE moms who believe a little break from the children every now and then is a healthy thing!). I will be missing her sunny…
22 Clever Ways to Repurpose Furniture
22 Clever Ways to Repurpose Furniture: A salvaged-lumber table is made to multi-task when simple red squares are painted on top to make a checkerboard. From DIYnetwork.com
Courtly Check Enamel Tea Kettle - 2 Quart
Our famed black and white checked tea kettle. Bubbling over with MacKenzie-Childs style, our Courtly Check® Enamel 2-Quart Tea Kettle will have you finding new reasons to put the kettle on to boil. The heavy-gauge steel underbody is hand-painted with our color-dragged Courtly Checks® and ceramic glaze, and rimmed in bronzed stainless steel. With a wood handle, and a lid topped with a carved faux-cinnabar bead, you may find yourself leaving this charming piece on the stovetop for kitchen…