Jasmin Marisett, contributor | October 17th, 20133 comments
I've been playing with these for a while now. Especially when I get a 3/4 bed in. Tough sell as is, but once transformed, they seem to go out the door pretty easily! Here are a few to help stimulate some ideas.
murphysmarket, member | August 16th, 20131 comment
You know,,, to tell you the truth I can't remember if I got this at a flea market for a couple bucks or if I found it horseback riding. I did find another tray riding. Yep,, painted it up and turned...
murphysmarket, member | August 14th, 20131 comment
I found this prize in a ditch close to our home. I no longer have it. It sold very quickly.
Of course the paint brush and decoupage, it turned out spectacular. I really liked it. But didn't have room...
The phone rang - "Hey gypsy lady! I got this ol' pile o'crap here that's gonna go off to the burn pile, figured you might wanna take a peek at it first!" YES PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is really taking ones mans junk is anothers treasure!
Jasmin Marisett, contributor | July 15th, 20137 comments
Do you have a wedding coming up? Not sure what to get that special couple? This is a fun easy re-purpose and with a touch of your own style, you can adapt it to anyones decor. Keep it chippy and original, paint it to match any accent colour or leave it rough and rustic.
This summer has been quite busy and needless to say I didn't get a very good start in getting my flower pots planted. So I thought maybe I'd go back into the archives of JMS and pull up a post from the summer of 2009! That way I can still enjoy my porch...at least what it looked like back in 2009! I hope you enjoy it, too!
Jasmin Marisett, contributor | June 27th, 20136 comments
An amazing woman in my town is doing amazing things with a park the city had otherwise left as "forgotten" in a neighbourhood that is, well, it needs some prettying and a better reputation. She wrote and asked if I would contribute a sign for her children's butterfly garden she wanted to create in the new community gardens that were being built in the park. I had the perfect piece that I had been keeping for just an occasion!
Retrofit Culture, member | June 18th, 20135 comments
For this table, the "inside" of the table was hand sanded to bare wood and then coated with a semi-opaque grey stain. The "outside" parts of the table where also sanded, then painted with grey paint...