Link Party #67 and DOUBLE FEATURES!


Are you seeing double?  No, it is not your eyes, it is MOI, catching up on all the fabulous features I missed sharing last week, and as promised, I am doing a double feature party today, so hold on to your paint brushes, hammers, glue guns and all your other tools because there is so much to see today!!!

First up, Honey Bee Stool transformation from Lake Girl Paints.  Wow, you have to see the BEFORE to appreciate the AFTER!  So cute! She even has a great tutorial on how to do a stool just like it!

You know how much I love a trash to treasure makeover, but I really love an industrial makeover!!  This chair gets a completely new life from Lauren at West Furniture Revival. 

You must check out Lauren’s post to see the before, it was Uhhhhggggglyyyy!

This next piece is an absolute stunner, in fact, as soon as I finish writing this post, I am hunting through my stash to see where I can try this technique.  This amazing dresser is from Leone Design, where absolutely everything created there is perfection.  She took this dresser, painted in white in a home made chalkpaint recipe, then went over it very lightly with a glaze that was tainted with black, now that is bold! 

I STILL have not tried “Rub and Buff”.  Hooked on Decorating 

shows exactly how to use it, and even shows how to give brass, yes BRASS an aged patina, the finished result is gorgeous!

This next feature is so fun.  From Thrifty Inspirations, she shares with us an entirely new product line that Rustoleum is producing. She took an old Thrift Store Buffet and gave it a completely new modern look.  She shares a complete tutorial and tons of tips too, so be sure to check this out.  The color is so vibrant, LOVE it!

Now we are stepping out of the bottle, (get it?  Instead of the box?)  I love this from My Heart’s Song.  She shares clever tips for taking ordinary jars we all have around, and making them look old, with a beautiful vintage look.  Love.

This next feature, believe it or not, was found by Town and Prairie’s husband on the street!!!!!  If I found this on the street, I would have definitely fought off anyone else who was trying to lay claim to it.  It definitely needed a lot of work, but the end result was well worth all the effort!

If it seems like there is a lot of white going on here today, then you would be correct!  I don’t know why, maybe it has been the craziness of my schedule these last few weeks that white was calming to me!  However, usually I am all about COLOR, white is definitely not my first choice, and Emily, from Emily’s Upcycled Furniture definitely agrees.  However, she knows that white does sell, but these chairs are not your typical white chairs, they have this unexpected burlap backed top, and the way she photographed them, they look so, not white!

And to wrap up this double feature, in honor of the Olympics, and all things amazing that come from that tiny Island we call England, I have to share this Rolling Stones artwork from Lizzi’s Creations.

Suffering husband will be so pleased, he has already asked me to make one for him….., and he ain’t to proud to beg, but Love is Strong,  and really when the whip comes down, I just Hang Fire (hee hee). And now, since it’s only Rock and Roll and I like it, I will wrap up this party!

Now for “Le Rules”

#1 Please be considerate and take a “Fridays at Redoux” button from my BUTTONS page to display on your post that you are linking up here. If you are just joining for the first time, you can go back and add edit an already published post and add link buttons. Merci!

If you were featured this week, feel free to grab my “Celebre” Button from this page!

After you have linked up, please go visit my fantastic Friday Link Party friends. They all have wonderful projects linked up that you may not see here, so be sure to hop on over.

Stuff and Nonsense



  1. Rachel @ Thrifty Inspirations

    Thanks for the feature Karen! The buffet is certainly an ‘in your face’ color but it totally works for the space my parent’s chose! Excited to see what’s linked up this week!

  2. Suzan

    Wow Karen – gorgeous features!
    Thanks so much for hosting – have a great wknd

  3. Jessica @ Dear Emmeline

    love those burlap backed chairs! and why can’t I find dressers like that on the side of the road? wah.

  4. Haydee@TrashtoTreasure

    Thanks for the terrific party, as usual….the stool transformation is amazing!! (as is just about everything else!)

  5. carrie @ Hooked on Decorating

    Karen, I was so surprised to see my post on giving shiny brass an aged patina featured in your party today! Thanks so much! You have made my evening! Now I’m off to check out all of the awesome features and link-ups this week.

  6. west furniture revival

    thank you so much for featuring my industrial stool update! Off to check out the other features!

  7. Shannon Fox

    That BEE stool is SOOOO cute. I love it. Adorable :)))

    Thanks for hosting 😉 Me and my cans stopped by. hehe

  8. Vanessa

    Thanks so much for hosting us Karen! 🙂

  9. Deb @Lake Girl Paints

    So happy to be a part of your post today!
    The burlap back chairs are charming.
    And good for “Town and Prairie” training her husband to appreciate such a wonderful find!
    That would be so fun to find that on the street!

  10. emily

    Thanks for the feature I feel doubly special!!!

  11. Megan

    Thanks so much for hosting. 🙂 Megan

  12. Heidi @ Decor & More

    Cool features, Karen! That stool, those burlap backed chairs, those dressers… FAB! Thanks for the eye candy — off to pin a bunch of these. 🙂
    xo Heidi

  13. Bliss

    Great features. I might be inspired to paint today, all I have is white to use!


  14. Jen @ Furniture Affair

    Love all these makeovers….now if I could get off the computer and paint!


  15. Stuff and Nonsense

    i’m finally getting
    a ‘redoux’ accomplished
    at my house

    my living room

    so i linked up
    my inspiration board
    with the plan

    i can’t wait
    to have the actual room posted

    thanks for hosting!


  16. Meegan

    Fabulous features!! So exciting!! Thanks for hosting each week cute girl!! It is always fun to be here!!

  17. jen lossing, the consigner designer

    Thank you so much for hosting. Loving all the feature this week! I have a questions. I was told that my status says nonreply blogger. Is that what you see too? I am not sure how to change it??

  18. Courtney

    Awesome features!! I am happy to be all linked up this week!! 🙂 Have a great weekend and stay cool!

  19. Tuula

    Thanks for hosting such a great party! Have a great weekend!

  20. Jo

    Hi! New follower and just linked up to your party! Thanks so much for hosting 🙂 Have a great weekend! Jo x

  21. Kathryn Griffin

    Beautiful features! Thank you for hosting. Wishing you a grand weekend! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse



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