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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 there 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...]

Guest Room Re-Design (19)

The Other Guest Room Re-Design

I've been wanting to share this guest room makeover for weeks, but with the move I'm still not quite caught up.  This is a continuation of my clients Dick & Jeanene's whole house decorating project.  I shared their black and white guest room … [Read More...]


Picking Fresh Lavender and Taste Testing Sea Salt Caramels

Today was such a gorgeous day to tour Green Bluff.  The Cherry Festival is going on and the farms on the prairie are absolutely breathtaking.  My husband had today off so we headed out early and our first stop was Fleur de Provence Lavender Farm.  I … [Read More...]


Wearing Too Many Hats

What do you do when you find yourself wearing too many hats?  Which one do you put in a box and store for awhile?  Well, this is the question I had to ask myself after our BIG move to Washington.  I had every intention of continuing on as a Retailer … [Read More...]

Black & White Guest Room (21)

Black And White Guest Room Reveal

I've been so anxious to show you the finished results of my client's Black & White Guest Room but I had to wait until our internet was up and running again.  It's been a crazy busy week of moving from Arizona to Washington.  Tonight will be our … [Read More...]


Dr. Pepper Gallery Wall

What do you do when you have a long hallway and a HUGE Dr. Pepper collection of memorabilia?  You marry the two and they become a stunning gallery wall.This is a picture of my client, Jeanene and myself.  We have had so much decorating together.  It … [Read More...]

Home Office - Vintage Street Designs (2)

Last But Not Least ~ Home Office Tour

Our home office is probably the room we spend the most time in.  This is where I blog and post of FB, etc...  I also create designs for my painted and vinyl signs and my entire stock of paint is stored in the closet on shelves the hubs built for me. … [Read More...]

Laundry Space - Vintage Street Designs (2)

Cozy Laundry Room & New Fixer Upper

Having a laundry space in the a hallway is by far not ideal but I must say...when we were looking for investment properties in this price range 2 1/2 years ago almost all laundry areas were located in the garage.  Can you imagine doing laundry when … [Read More...]