Category Archives: This Old Home

To Paint or Not to Paint…That seems to be the question

To paint or not to paint…. …that seems to be a question these days. At least once a week, and often times more frequently I will see a blogger that I follow post Before and After pictures of old furniture … Continue reading

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Another Great Garage Sale Find and Flip

One of my favorite projects, and judging by views and emails I’ve gotten from readers, a favorite for you as well, is my oversized Display Frame. I have been looking for an oversized picture frame to re-purpose for quite some … Continue reading

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Removing Rust from Hardware Quickly and Easily

One of the challenges in repurposing/refinishing old furniture pieces is what to do about the yucky rusted metal pieces that may be part of the piece’s construction.  As I continue to work on the chairs that Tom picked up last … Continue reading

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Fall Decor on a Budget

As you may recall, last week my husband I decided to take the challenge to not buy anything new at least for the next month and hopefully beyond. So far so good. In this vein, over the weekend we did … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to the Tire Swing

This weekend we have to say goodbye to our tire swing.  Nearly 22 years ago we hung a tire swing in the huge tree in the backyard of our new home.  We had moved into the house in August with … Continue reading

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