Shizzle Style Makeovers from 5/18 Workshop

It never ceases to amaze me how incredible old pieces of furniture can look after one of our Shizzle Style Furniture Painting Workshops. The morning of the workshop is always a bustle of activity and then there is the calm before the storm… Then, almost … [Read more...]

French Dining Set, Spray Guns & the dreaded orange bleed through

A nice couple hired us recently to paint a vintage dining room set.  Judging from the pictures, it appeared to be in great shape.  The finish on it had such a high sheen and was so thick, it almost appeared to be some kind of resin. The chairs had really nice lines.  All … [Read more...]

Learn How to Create Your Own Masterpiece our Paint Your Own Furniture Workshop ~ Shizzle Style!

If you've wanted to paint a piece of your furniture but are afraid to do it without a little guidance then this workshop is for you!  Our workshops have sold out so fast we added one more which will be the last one for 2012 on Sunday, November 18th noon - 5:00 p.m.  Space is … [Read more...]

Chalk & Clay Painted Furniture Selling Like Hotcakes!

Things are selling at the store left and right which means I need to kick it into overdrive to fill my space back up with new inventory.  Here's some of the furniture that has recently sold.  Antique Dresser in Destin Gulf & Spring Hill Green See entire … [Read more...]

Easy Garden Chair Planter

A month ago, we lost our cat and had to find an spot to bury her.  The kids thought it would be best to bury her under our magnolia tree in the back yard. We picked up flowers from our friend's greenhouse and cleared a spot for her. The kids threw in some of their … [Read more...]

French Dining Room Table and Chair Set

Hot off the press, or should I say “fresh out of the workshop” is this beautiful French dining room table and chair set!  Our redesign gives it a cool eclectic style all of it’s own.  I like that!  (The seats weren't attached yet in this picture, but I took it anyway 'cause … [Read more...]

I love this Cool Vintage Wooden Chair!

Several years ago, my Aunt Katie dug an old wooden chair out of her barn and brought to me so I could refinish it as an outdoor garden chair.  I was selling them at the time and she thought it would make a good garden planter. I was like “what?”  I was like “huh?”  This one … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek of Three New Pieces & More Features!

Several months ago, I came up with the crazy idea to start my own furniture refurbishing business.  I started asking around on how to build a website when a friend of mine suggested I try a blog instead.  BLOG?  I didn’t even know WHAT a blog was, let alone how to DO one.I … [Read more...]

Open House at Not So Shabby

Please mark your calendars and join us for Not So Shabby’s Annual Christmas Open House on Friday, November 11 from 4pm-8pm and Saturday, November 12 from 10am-4pm. This is the store Cathy and I moved our furniture and home décor into so if you haven’t had the chance to get … [Read more...]

I’ll never forget the phone call…

Embracing Sydney's Memory... I’ll never forget the phone call I got seven years ago today.  Kami called to tell us they had been up all night but “he” would be coming any time.  Fifteen minutes later, Tim called stating “it’s a GIRL!”.  I was like “what?”  I was like … [Read more...]

Vintage Desk

Okay... so maybe we're not really ready for a heap of homework yet, but at least we can prepare ourselves for what's to come.  This desk and chair combo is ready to help someone get organized.  I love the little cubbies and the book shelf underneath. The desk was painted, … [Read more...]