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Fall Living Room Tour ~ Vintage Street Designs

Fall Living Room Tour the dining room and living room are now safe to walk through.  Two down, all the rest to go!  Pictures are still not our of their boxes but  everyday it feels more like home.  Thought I would share a few photos with you of the progress.Book … [Read More...]

Spider Wreath ~ Vintage Street Designs (1)

Spider Wreath

With so many expenses right now with our new home, I got a little creative today with decorating for Halloween.  I wanted to hang a wreath on the front door and we brought this burlap wreath with us from our last house.  Perfect fall colors and I … [Read More...]

Upscale Man Cave ~ Vintage Street Designs

Upscale Man Cave

Who says the man of the house has to be stuck out in the garage with hand-me-down furniture and mismatched silverware and glasses? I was recently asked by Man Crates to choose a few items I would use in designing a new "Man Cave".  So lets design a … [Read More...]


Fall Dining Room

We have finally cleared our dining room from moving boxes.  Yippee!!!  They have taken over our future guest room as we go through the kitchen remodel.  I need somewhere to store our excess dishes, pots and pans, etc...  Just think, by the Holidays, … [Read More...]

Fall Mantel Design 2014 ~ Vintage Street Designs

2014 Fall Mantel

Although we're buried in boxes and our new house looks a little bit like a war zone, I still managed to decorated the fireplace mantel for Fall.  I made a HUGE pile of decorations in the middle of our living room as I emptied boxes.  Even by doing … [Read More...]

Hanging Curtains ~ Vintage Street Designs (11)

Hanging Curtains

Even with a leg injury, my husband climbed up our ladder to install curtains today.  I purchased the bright white curtains from Ikea online.  I've bought these curtains before so I knew I would LOVE them.  Source We started with the office.  The … [Read More...]

Huntwood Shaker Colonial White Maple Cabinets

How To Brighten Up A Rainy Day

We woke up to rain this morning but that didn't stop the excitement around here.  Today is the day for all the electrical to be upgraded in our new "100 year old" home.  I have already met the electricians and gone over all the plans one last time. … [Read More...]

Craftsman 1914 Home ~ Vintage Street Designs

Our New Home and Landscaping Projects

Here she is, our new home in the Northwest!  Although she looks pretty cute in this picture, there is some major work that needs to be done before we can move in.  After all, it is her 100th birthday this year.  She was built in 1914. Tomorrow the … [Read More...]

Adding A Few Stripes ~ Vintage Street Designs (11)

Sharing Great Tips & Tricks

A couple of weeks ago I received an email from Denise at Salvaged Inspirations.  She asked if she could share my tip "An Easy Way To Paint Stripes", of-coarse I said "Yes".  I appreciate when others share their creative tips so I'm always happy to … [Read More...]


Stressed and Blessed

I told my mom today I'm feeling stressed and blessed.  I can't even count the many blessings in my life right now but there is so much going on all at once that I can't help but be a bit stressed.  Our home in Arizona closed last week after just 3 … [Read More...]

Repurposed Drink Station For Family Outdoor Brunch ~ Vintage Street Designs (18)

Re-purposed Table Saw To Drink Station

What do you do on a rainy day?  Today I was suppose to set up for Pickin' on the Prairie Vintage Market but all I could do was put up my tent, pile everything under it and throw a tarp over the whole thing.  So, I'm home cleaning house, doing laundry … [Read More...]

Small Buffet Big Makeover ~ Vintage Street Designs (18)

Small Buffet, Big Makeover

I picked up this sweet little buffet/server at an auction in Arizona before moving.  I didn't have time to paint it there so I made my husband pack it up in the truck.  It was so cute, I couldn't leave it behind.  Or should I say...I knew it was … [Read More...]


Our Search For A New Home

OK, so the search is on for a new home here in Spokane and of-coarse all the Ranch Style houses I saw for sale before we arrived are all sold.  We are now expanded are search to include all styles concentrating on two areas.  We have eight new homes … [Read More...]

Dresser Makeover ~ Vintage Street Designs (11)

Little Red Dresser Gets A New Look

My cousin's daughter was cleaning out her room the other day and this little red dresser ended up in the hallway.  My cousin asked if I was interested in taking it...the family was tired of tripping over it.  Sight unseen, I said "I'll take it". … [Read More...]

Barn Wood Clock  - Vintage Street Designs (7)

Creating Great Things With Barn Wood

WOW,  I've been having so much fun with all the barn wood I found behind my brother's barn.  My husband has been doing all the dirty work and heavy labor of-coarse, but I get to do the designing and painting.  I'm getting ready for my first Vintage … [Read More...]