Vintage Refined Furniture Designs

By |2020-07-11T00:41:13-04:00July 11th, 2020|Categories: Wood|

Andrew Malcolm Bow Front Dresser This transformation by Vintage Refined Furniture Design is absolutely stunning! This 4 drawer bow front Malcolm dresser has been completely overhauled with creativity and attention to detail. Unfortunately, this piece was already sold for $495 CA. A classic piece made of SOLID wood with dovetail drawers and original hardware [...]

How to Restore Rusted Cast Iron

By |2020-07-08T00:39:56-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Metal|

You might have an old rusty cast iron skillet, griddle, pot, BBQ grills that need to be restored. Your cookware might be in your basement tucked away somewhere left to rot away ?. The good news is - it can be restored back to it's original look ?. This cast iron [...]

Antique Dresser by Chrissy’s Collections

By |2020-07-09T15:09:03-04:00December 8th, 2016|Categories: Wood|

Lisa and I recently purchased a Malcolm & Hill antique dresser from Chrissy's Collections that is absolutely stunning. Malcolm & Hill manufactured furniture out of the Boehmer Box building in Kitchener Ontario. The building was built by Daniel Hibner (D. Hibner Furniture) in 1896 that operated until 1920. Furniture company Malcolm & Hill Ltd. operated [...]

R.Riveter American Handmade Bags

By |2020-06-11T21:32:45-04:00February 27th, 2016|Categories: Fabric|

Now this is what I'm talking about! R.Riveter was born out of passion and a need to solve a problem. Lisa Bradley and Cameron Cruse are the founders of this awesome company that creates handmade bags straight out of America. But, this isn't the awesome juice these ladies have squeezed into a full glass of awesomeness. [...]

17 Creative Ways to Recycle/Upcycle Phone Books

By |2020-06-11T21:32:45-04:00February 7th, 2015|Categories: Paper|

We probably all sat on phone books at the dinner table when we were young and could not quite put our arms on the table, but thanks to innovative ideas from the creative ones there are many other uses for phone books.  I have to admit I get perturbed when I find another phone [...]

DIY Dinosaur Bookend

By |2020-06-11T21:32:46-04:00February 7th, 2015|Categories: Plastic|

When all else fails, make your own! My son really loves dinosaurs. We had bought a variety bag not too long ago at Hobby Lobby. There was one that ended up being perfect for this project. Don't worry, I replaced the one I used with a new dinosaur for him! First I took the plastic [...]