String Art Heartbeat on Wooden Hearts

I wasn’t originally going to stain or use string art for these thrift store wooden heart shaped pieces. Instead, I was going to paint them bright colors, writing phrases you find on little candy hearts. I love you. Be mine. I mean it’ll be Valentine’s Day soon so that would have been perfect, right?

At some point, I had the urge to be an adult which is a rarity. I wanted warmth. I wanted to show love. To show what I feel when I think of my husband. Sure, we’re not perfect but, I definitely wouldn’t be imperfect with anyone else. Not that there is a single thing wrong with bright colored wooden hearts. I mean, I was gonna go that route but, I just wasn’t feeling it. Continue reading “String Art Heartbeat on Wooden Hearts”

Updated Mid Century Modern Record Holder

Question: What happens when you update something potentially worth anywhere from $15 to $1000?

Answer: I don’t know yet.

I usually look up items on-line before I get to refurbishing something; just in case I actually come across an extremely valuable piece. Thanks a lot Antiques Roadshow.

This time, I picked up a beautiful old Mid Century Modern Record Holder (or is it a magazine rack?) and painted it the very next day. I then got the bright idea of looking it up mainly because I wanted to make sure I priced it right before I sold it. Continue reading “Updated Mid Century Modern Record Holder”