Thursday, November 26, 2015

Friday's Furniture Fix: Thanksgiving Special

We are so extremely grateful for all of you who have participated in Friday's Furniture Fix and have helped our little furniture link party GROW over the last few months! With so many amazing furniture makeovers submitted, it is always so hard to pick just one favorite each and every week. In honor of this Thanksgiving holiday we want to extend a huge THANK YOU to all of you who ooze with talent and inspire us and have yet to be recognized! Today, each of our hosts are holding their own special edition of Friday's Furniture Fix to showcase some of our own very favorite furniture makeover projects that have not yet been showcased! Yippee!

I love a classic black and wood combination!
Reinvented Collection French Country Farmhouse Table & Chairs

This pretty Refinished Hutch in Grey was refinished by the talented Dandelion Patina.

This Waterfall Dresser from Saw Nail and Paint has me giving Art Deco pieces a second look!

Diva Of DIY turned a tire into a Stylish Rustic Ottoman. Clever!

This Antibes Green Bed from The Heathered Nest has my heart! I want to make one of my own..

This pair of re-upholstered Danish Chairs from Hearts and Sharts are gorgeous!

I'm a huge fan of Lily Field Furniture and this White Buffet does not dissapoint!

My Love 2 Create made this crisp and clean Rustic Bench from a laminate shelf!

We love green! I'm smitten by this Modern Chic Dresser from Plaster and Disaster.

And you know that I'm a sucker for a good black and white combo. 
This Black Chest from Petticoat Junktion is so striking!

Look closely at this Restoration Hardware Inspired Table from Ardent Hand Designs.
It's hard to tell it's not the real deal...

This dainty Blue Cabinet from Orphans With Makeup is inspiring me to paint something in this beachy hue.

The Weathered Door shows us some amazing Geometric Fresh Furniture Makeovers and knocks all of them out of the park!

Now, I'm hoping over to see who 58 Water StreetSlightly Coastal and Patina Paradise selected as their favorites! Our regular link party can be found here and is open until December 3rd.

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
Carrie || Thirty Eighth Street

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Friday's Furniture Fix Link Party No. 17

It's another round of Friday's Furniture Fix and we're so glad you're back! Thank you to all of you who shared your furniture makeovers with us this past week! This week we have a great mix of new and old, upholstered and wood, some neutrals, and some very happy color.

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Your hosts for #fridaysfurniturefix are...

Patina Paradise | 58 Water Street |  Slightly Coastal | Thirty Eighth Street

Here are our favorite picks for this week!

Week 17 Friday's Furniture Fix Features

This beautiful empire dresser was given the Mustard Seed treatment in Kitchen Scale, with a touch of Annie Sloan Dark Wax for the perfect shade of chippy, country turquoise. Excellent job, as usual, by DD's Cottage and Design!

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This antique armoire by Denise of Salvaged Inspirations was transformed into a blue/gray beauty. I said blue/gray because I see it as more blue than gray. What do you think? (you can weigh in on the debate on Denise's website) Either way, she gave this armoire a new life with this beautiful color.

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Here's another example of an old, dark antique in need of some updating. Enter Kandice, who always does a great job with furniture. She transformed this outdated buffet into a silver/gray beauty. Visit Just The Woods to see the before. 

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Ready for some color? Bam! Thanks to Christine of Oquirrh Shadows Interiors, this dresser went from boring to beautiful, glossy red. 

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Our most popular makeover this week goes to this chair, that frankly left me speechless. It is absolutely beautiful. Just an amazing before & after. Look at the cut-out details in the frame! *sigh* Great find and excellent work by Robin of Redo It Yourself Inspirations!

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Thanks again to all of you who participated in this week's Friday's Furniture Fix! We can't wait to see what you will have for us this time around.

 **With the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday, we are adjusting the schedule a bit. This party will last two weeks and we'll be back on December 3rd with a super-talented guest host!  That means two weeks to enjoy family, fill yourselves with turkey and pie, and share your beautiful furniture with us! Join us on Thanksgiving for a special edition of Friday's Furniture Fix where we'll be showcasing our very favorite furniture makeovers from the inception of Friday's Furniture Fix!

A new party begins now...

Carrie || Thirty Eighth Street 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Unique Christmas Gift Ideas From Minted

**This is a sponsored post from Minted. However, the thoughts and opinions expressed within this post are 100% my own. I do not receive any compensation when you purchase any of the following from Minted. 

Have you been thinking about treating yourself to updating a piece of furniture? Interested in updating a room before the holidays? Are you looking for a unique gift idea to give for Christmas? Then, you're in the right spot! We have some easy and fun ideas that can help you with all of those!

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Minted partners with a wide variety of independent artists who create unique designs, patterns and color options to choose from. These designs are then transferred onto fabric giving you endless possibilities to mix and match and create an eclectic style for your space!

We had a great time creating these Fabric Mood Boards using some our very favorite designs from Minted:

How cute would these fabrics look together in a girls' room?
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L to R: Vintage Charm, Irregular Herringbone, Up and Down, Pebble Path

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or these for a boy's room?
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And for an office or playroom?...
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Are you a sucker for black and white design? They've got oodles of that too!

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Unique Gift Ideas from Minted

Need a unique and personal gift idea for this Christmas season? Minted also offers YOU the ability to customize and create your own art designs. Here are a few ideas!:

Submit your Child's Drawings and Turn it into Custom Art
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Create Custom Silhouette Art or Map Art.
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Turn Wedding Vows or Poems into Art.
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You can even turn a Special Building or Home into a Custom Line Drawing. What a neat idea!

Create A Custom Look In Your Space

Update or tie a room together with bold colors and patterns using custom throw pillows, curtains, place mats, table linens, and lampshades! 

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They also have a fabulous selection of neutral colors and prints. One of our favorites? These Painted Feather lampshades from Minted
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and these Hide Table Napkins...
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Whatever shopping decisions you make, we want to wish YOU a thoughtful, meaningful and purposeful Christmas this year!

Carrie || Thirty Eighth Street

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Friday's Furniture Fix Link Party No. 16

It's another round of Friday's Furniture Fix and we're so glad that you're here! Thank you to all of you who shared your furniture makeovers with us this past week! Today's pick are showcasing lots of black and natural woods with some neutrals thrown in! Take a peak!...

Your hosts for #fridaysfurniturefix are... 

This week's host is Lucy and here are our favorite picks for this week!
Week 15 Friday's Furniture Fix Features

If you like chippy style furniture then you will love this Farmhouse Cabinet transformation by D.D.'s Cottage! We do! She always finds the most unique pieces and then works her cottage style magic on them. I want a cottage to put a piece like this in!

This Gorgeous Buffet by Coco Clare at ReFind Design is drool worthy! The details, and the bare legs... sigh! We love how stylish and black looks on this elegant piece.

This Mid Century Modern Sideboard looks great in "Lamp Black" with walnut stained drawer fronts. Suzanne from Studio Paint found it at her local ReStore and worked her magic on it! You have to see the before to totally appreciate the dramatic end result! 

This Empire Library Table was taken to the light side. Ann Marie from Iris Abbey added several layers beginning with white to the bottom of this piece. We love those swirls and curves!

There was a tie for the most popular piece. First up is another Black Beauty by Ashley of Vintage Refined. Vintage French Provincial never looked so good and so up to date!

And last but certainly not least, this sweet Side Table Makeover tied for your attention and we can understand why. Crystal of What Treasures Await's attention to details really make it pretty in grey. It helps when you have a stash of beautiful scrapbook paper to choose from.  

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The Market Collective

Hello Arizona Friends! I'm excited to talk about The Market Collective today! If you live near or around the surrounding Tucson, AZ area then you're in for a real treat! Be sure to mark your calendars for Saturday, November 28th! The Market Collective brings TALENTED and charming small businesses together to offer YOU one-of-a-kind items with original flair and vintage appeal in a fabulous indoor/outdoor setting! 

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Date: Saturday, November 28, 2015
Time:  8am-2pm
Address: 7570 North Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704

Heidi Williams from Eyes Of An Owl and founder of The Market Collective, designed this market with local artists and small businesses in mind. It's a unique place where creativity and vintage come together to build relationships, create a strong sense of community, and foster small business growth. By shopping at The Market Collective you'll have an opportunity to see and purchase and have access to a treasure trove of unique items that have been restored, repurposed and also newly created! If you're hoping to find a unique and one-of-a-kind gift for someone this Christmas season... then this is the place to shop!

At The Market Collective  you'll find collectables, antiques, vintage furniture, arts and crafts, hand crafted signs, jewerly and more! 

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In addition to having access to fabulous products and pieces, you'll also have a chance to WIN The Donovan Console! Yes, that's right! Can you picture this in your home as a Media Console, a Buffet or as a Sofa Table? Raffle tickets will be sold at the door and the WINNER will be drawn at the end of the day!

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Stay connected to The Market Collective via Facebook and Instagram to receive updates and news on all their upcoming events! If you are a collector or artisan and are interested in becoming a vendor for The Market Collective, please contact Heidi at

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Bring a friend to the market and then come back here, we'd love to see your AMAZING finds!

Happy shopping! :)
Carrie || Thirty Eighth Street