Tuesday, January 26, 2016


Hello everyone.
 I was recently introduced to Chairish,
you can go to their site here.
And since I love repurposed and vintage furniture,
it was no surprise that I jumped at the invitation
to take part in their "Coffee Table Style Challenge."

Well, being the repurpose and recycle girl that I am, I just decided 
to go throughout my house and come up with some ideas using things
I already had.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016


One thing I wanted for Christmas was a barn door for my closet.
I have a small closet and the door swings inside
making the area behind the door kind of useless.
Well, I got my barn door.
And here it is.

It was made from a recycled door that I had stored
in the basement for about 20 years.
This door used to be upstairs leading down to the basement
and I had replaced it with a french door.
And you know I don't throw anything away.
So my barn door was free.

This is where the barn door will go.

Here's a look at the opening after the molding
around the door has been removed.

Another look.

To install we put up a 1X6 to attach the
barn door hardware to.

Here the hardware has been attached.
It's pretty straight forward.
We ordered the hardware from Lowes.

After I primed and painted the door 
we attached the hardware to it.

Then we lifted the wheels on top of the rail.

For the hardware to open and close the door
I used something I had gotten a year ago from Hobby Lobby.
I think it looks really old.

Here's a copy of all the hardware involved.

After adding the molding on the sides I caulk and painted
and it was finished.

And heres another look at the finished door.
I love it!

My Spirit rejoices in God my Savior.
He has been mindful of the humble state of his servant.

Luke 1:47-48