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A detailed explaination of our 1998 Bonair Pop Up Remodel. Rotten floor repair and interior redesign transform a pop up into a seaside shanty. Popup Camper Remodel, Pop Up Princess, Vintage Camper Interior, Pop Up Trailer, Vintage Campers Trailers, Plywood Sheets, Trailer Remodel, Vinyl Plank Flooring, Remodeled Campers

98' Bonair Pop Up Interior Remodel

In the spring of 2012, we embarked on a project to repair floor rot in our 1998 Pop-Up Trailer. What followed was a remodel that turned a dated pop up into a tiny sea side shanty.

Read all about our Roxton refinishing project where we added custom typography, paint, and stain to old occassional tables. Coffee Table Redo, Coffee And End Tables, Occasional Tables, Hardwood Furniture, Project Ideas, Projects, Custom Fonts, Printer Paper, New Fonts

Roxton Coffee & End Tables

In November of 2015, I decided to hone my skills in furniture refinishing and turn my attention to an outdated family heirloom. For this project, I wanted to grow my repertoire in remodel techniques and create something truly unique. To this end, I tried my hand in custom Typography along with a bit of paint and stain to modernize a 1970's Roxton coffee and end table set.

Rustic Kitchen Table Refinish Hammers Hand Me Downs - Refinishing Kitchen Tables, Painted Kitchen Tables, Rustic Kitchen Tables, Diy Dining Table, Wooden Kitchen, Farmhouse Table, A Table, Rustic Table, Dining Room Paint

Rustic Kitchen Table Refinish

My quest for the perfect kitchen table, was one of the crowning moments in my career as a self-proclaimed Kijiji picker. With the exception of our beloved camper, the kitchen table is my absolute favorite of all the acquired hand.me.downs. A truly unique piece, the table is the focal point of our kitchen and dining room.

To celebrate the first sunny evening in weeks, and the start of camping season, here is the backstory behind our first trailer restoration. Read all about how we acquired the little Bonair. Canada Day Fireworks, Pop Up Trailer, Popup, Ford Focus, Open House, Recreational Vehicles, Project Ideas, Restoration, Campers

1998 Bonair - The backstory

Our passion for camping, can all be traced back to that fateful day, in 2012, when the battered little Bonair came rolling into our lives.

Read all about our Rustic Kitchen Table Refinish project where we used stain, paint, and finish to revive a used kitchen table. Diy Dining Room Table, Rustic Kitchen Tables, Dining Room Sets, Dining Room Furniture, Dining Chairs, Oak Cupboard, Modern Drawers, Wooden Table Top

DIY Dining Room Table Restoration

My quest for the perfect kitchen table, was one of the crowning moments in my career as a self-proclaimed Kijiji picker. With the exception of our beloved camper, the kitchen table is my absolute favorite of all the acquired hand.me.downs. A truly unique piece, the table is the focal point of our kitchen and dining room.

Read all about our home gym, cobbled together with Kijiji finds and secondhand scores. Proof that you can have the best on a shoe string budget. Ford Focus Hatchback, Half Rack, Olympic Weights, Old Mirrors, Project Ideas, Projects, Old Kitchen, Large Bedroom, At Home Gym

Home Gym on a Budget

The story of our home gym, is a wonderful example of how you can have it all, on a stricter budget, by seeking out high quality hand-me-downs. Many of our purchases never turn into a restoration project. More often than not, we find items in like-new condition, and bring them safely into our home.

Three rolls of jute rope, a glue gun, and a can of spray paint transform an outdated junk lamp into a nautical treasure. Rope Lamp, Old Lamps, Nautical Rope, Glue Gun, Garden Projects, Home Decor Inspiration, Jute, Home Crafts, Project Ideas

Rope Lamp Revival

Three rolls of jute rope, a glue gun, and a can of spray paint transform an outdated junk lamp into a nautical treasure. After an unfortunate accident leaves us with a beautiful lamp shade and a broken lamp, we visit the Restore to right this wrong.

Read all about our Rustic Kitchen Table Refinish project where we used stain, paint, and finish to revive a used kitchen table. Dining Room Sets, Dining Room Furniture, Dining Table, Rustic Kitchen Tables, Oak Cupboard, Modern Drawers, Wooden Table Top, Seat Pads

Rustic Kitchen Table Refinish

My quest for the perfect kitchen table, was one of the crowning moments in my career as a self-proclaimed Kijiji picker. With the exception of our beloved camper, the kitchen table is my absolute favorite of all the acquired hand.me.downs. A truly unique piece, the table is the focal point of our kitchen and dining room.

Read about our John Deere Restoration efforts to transform a rusty 1992 John Deere Hydro 175 into show room condition. Metal Projects, Garden Projects, John Deere Garden Tractors, Riding Mower, Local Hardware Store, Sanding Block, Rusty Metal, Painters Tape, Rubber Tires

John Deere Restoration

Our first restoration project, the John Deere, was the catalyst for my love affair with not just buying secondhand, but buying items in need of a little TLC.

Learn how to restore a rusty ride-on Metal Projects, Garden Projects, John Deere Garden Tractors, Front Grill, Riding Mower, Local Hardware Store, Sanding Block, Rusty Metal, Painters Tape

John Deere restoration

Our first restoration project, the John Deere, was the catalyst for my love affair with not just buying secondhand, but buying items in need of a little TLC.