Restoration Avenue

Simple Restorations of the Home and Heart

The Ultimate Desk Project

So it’s New Years Eve and I’m posting my final DIY project for 2013. I’m so excited about some of the things I have planned for 2014. I’m going to … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Dresser Lesson

Far too often we wait entirely too long to deal with certain aspects of our lives. Just like some of the furniture I pick up at a yard sale or … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Finally…a Pot Rack!

So I’ve been talking about this pot rack I’ve been wanting to make for a while now. Key words: talking about. LOL! It wasn’t that I hadn’t gotten the materials. … Continue reading

September 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Go Big or Go…to Bed?

I love my small DIY projects. The jar turned lamp. The pot rack made from brackets and a curtain rod (coming soon). But as much as I love my small … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 6 Comments

Black Hole Be Gone!

So sitting ominously in one corner of our living room was what I called ‘the black hole.’ It was the darkest area of the room so unless it was a … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nothing a can of spray paint can’t cure

Sometimes restoration or repurposing is not about finding a big piece of furniture to strip, sand, and refinish or turning buckets into stools (although that’s a cool idea I’m thinking … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Party on my Porch

So I’ve been meaning to update everyone on my pallet project but have been side-tracked this week with some fairly significant health issues. However, I did finish my bench a … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 4 Comments