As independent as Lumberton is, it still has a great need for relief and assistance as it begins a new chapter of this tragedy – the rebuilding phase. Yes, our town will rebuild and be better than before but for the time being, it is crippled from the greatest weather disaster in our nation’s history. Here are a few ways you can help at the local level…
Roll top desks are such classy statement pieces in any home. It’s so rare to find one in excellent condition. They are notorious for being difficult to paint because you can easily gunk up the tambour (rolling portion) with paint causing it not to roll at all. If you are lucky enough to come across […]
You might remember my pristine DIY Entertainment Center that I featured on the blog a couple weeks ago. Now marred by water damaged and covered with dust, these pieces currently sit in our garage…..Last Sunday night, we woke at midnight to our daughter screaming. I ran into the living room to check on her, sure that […]
“Paint Remover” is not in my DIY vocabulary. I can think of few activities more miserable than applying a noxious chemical onto a piece of furniture in an effort to scrape off every bit of old paint or stain. Sometimes it is necessary, but more often, you do not have to strip a piece of […]
Sleek, new furniture pieces sit on the showroom floor to absorb the attention of potential buyers, but it’s the broken furniture on the side of the road that will never catch a second glance. Fortunately, brokenness is not something God rejects but embraces so He can make a whole and new again. What I had realized in this china cabinet transformation is how God uses our brokenness to do his best work.