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Fall Decorating 2015 ~ Vintage Street Designs (6)

Fall Decorating 2015

Just simple little things like white pumpkins can give such an impact on the season.  There is just something about them that gives a feel of a warm Fall welcome.  My husband and I were walking through the veggie department at the grocery store the … [Read More...]

Vanity Stool Makeover ~ Vintage Street Designs (16)

Vintage Vanity Chair Makeover

This sweet little vanity stool traveled with us when we moved from Arizona.  She's been hanging high up on the wall in my brother's barn for the past year awaiting her turn for a much needed makeover.  I finally got her down last week and brought her … [Read More...]

How To Make A Rustic Sink Base ~ Vintage Street Designs

How To Make A Rustic Sink Base

I realize I am one lucky girl to have a husband who loves to work in the shop on his days off.  We've had another lifestyle change in the past year and a half since he accepted a position as a Banker.  He had to turn in his flip flops for a suit … [Read More...]

Decorating Our Garage ~ Vintage Street Designs (4)

Decorating The Garage/Studio

Gosh, I am having so much fun with our new addition to our garage "The Sink".  My husband had yesterday off so he helped me hang up a few more things around my work space.  I also helped him organize the rest of the garage, but it's not as pretty as … [Read More...]

Fall Window Box ~ Vintage Street Designs (7)

Fall Window Box

I'm not sure I've ever had a window box before in all the many, many houses I've owned.  It's kind of fun but a lot of work!  However, I am the first to admit I do not in any way, shape or form have a green thumb.  This can be a problem when it comes … [Read More...]

DIY Garage Sink - Vintage Street Designs (32)

Adding A Garage Sink

For me, this is the most exciting change we've made to our new little "Oak Harbor" cottage!  I've just been on pins and needles since last week waiting to have running water in our garage.  Over the weekend, we worked on getting the space ready where … [Read More...]


Flower Power

Do you ever splurge and buy yourself a bouquet of fresh flowers?  It's hard to pass them up when I walk by with my cart at Costco.  I always look, but seldom buy.  However, I just got a second shipment in of really beautiful "farmhouse chic" home … [Read More...]

DIY Metal Pipe Entertainment Center - Vintage Street Designs

Diy Metal Pipe Entertainment Center

In case you haven't noticed, (haha) my husband loves to build things!  We went shopping one day for furniture to fill our new little cottage, but instead we just came home with ideas of what he could build.  He immediately got busy with drawing up … [Read More...]

It Is Well With My Soul - Vintage Street Designs (3)

It Is Well With My Soul

We just had a BIG family gathering on Labor Day celebrating my Auntie Phyllis' 88th birthday!  (My mom's sister)  Doesn't she look radiant?It's always a blessing to get together with all my cousins.  I wish my kids and grand-babies lived closer so … [Read More...]

New Flooring and CountertopsVintage Street Designs (5)

A Design Bump In The Road

I'm sure I don't have to tell you that with every house remodel, new issues and problems arise.  Inside I feel frustration and disappointment but outwardly, I know I just have to come up with solutions that will work and that I can live with (and … [Read More...]


Before Photos Of Our New Home

Can you believe I'm back writing again?  Wow...there is so much going on right now, I can't even begin to tell you everything in one post.  I'm relaunching my online stores today too.  Just a little at a time so it's not so overwhelming.  I'm excited … [Read More...]

My Parents Master Bedroom Makeover (3)

A Gallery Wall For My Parents

Today was one-of-those-days!  Almost everything I did or attempted to do didn't turn out.  Sometimes life just happens and you have no control over it.  But...I did make my mom very happy by creating her gallery wall in their newly makeover master … [Read More...]


Lets Talk “Sinks”

By now you know that my husband and I have sold our home and we're in the process of purchasing another one in Coeur d' Alene, ID.  Since it's an "almost" new home, my job will be to add some decorative touches to add some character and make it our … [Read More...]


Our New Home

Oh, I am so excited to show you are new floor plan.  The house we are purchasing in Coeur d' Alene ID. is only 3 years old but the builder has discontinued this floor plan so I couldn't find it on their website.  Well today as I was searching the … [Read More...]

Selling Our Sweet Craftsman on Park Road ~ Vintage Street Designs (21)

Happy New Home Owners

Wow...what a day of mixed emotions!  I absolutely fell in love with this beautiful craftsman from the moment I saw it.  What a joy it has been to live here and bring our personal decorating style to it.  Our biggest challenge was the kitchen reno and … [Read More...]