So yes, we've been AWOL. We are working on the house anytime we're not sleeping. Well it seems that way. Why, because company is coming, in May. Hubby is interested in putting the best foot forward as far as the house goes. He's not interested in editing any of my post... for right now at least.  I'm tired of … Continue reading

white cabinet: affordable metal top

Metal counter top, DIY alternative to stainless steel. Tips and tricks to give you fantastic results.

feeling lost about what's going on? catch up on the white cabinet posts: I love buying junk! salvaged cabinet continues the top! This was supposed to be a quick easy project (aren't they all?). Just clean and repaint an old kitchen cabinet turning it into a potting bench…. but then, the “Epiphany".  They always get … Continue reading white cabinet: affordable metal top

thrift store bulletin board makeover

Things often get lost in the shuffle around here at The Nut House, projects started and not completed, organized but junked up again, supplies and materials bought and never used but waiting for other things to come together. Like a bee hive, things get done but they might not make sense to an outside eye. … Continue reading thrift store bulletin board makeover

color splash & ombre vanity part 2

Part 2 Forever ago, I wrote about the color scheme that I painted the Vanity for the granddaughter, if you missed it shame on you, ha-ha…….  just kidding. Here’s a link for you. color splash & ombre vanity         So let's continue….   stool seat I had some happy colors going on … Continue reading color splash & ombre vanity part 2

color splash & ombre vanity

This was supposed to be the Easter post because the vanity looks a lot like an Easter egg. Plans of mice and men…..   This project was as fun as it was colorful. I learned a lot about layering color and ombre.  I used my thrift store blender to make chalk paint out of some … Continue reading color splash & ombre vanity