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Proscatinators Christmas Tour Redouxinteriors Welcome to Proscratinators Christmas Tour Redouxinteriors. Yep, I am a proscratinator.  A selective procrastinator.  I am thrilled to be included in a group of 15 junk/DIYer type gals like myself that just put together a holiday home tour, until well, halfway through December. I fully decorated my home for the holidays […]

Handmade Hangout Link Party at Redouxinteriors Week 24 When you link once, your project goes to SIX places! I have been a busy BEE this week.  I had the very FUN opportunity to head to Arizona recently to make a video with some of my favorite people from CeCe Caldwell’s paints.  I share how to […]

Sewing Cabinet Painted Red and Waxed I know we have all seen a variation on the theme.  An old Sewing cabinet, or sewing table gets a makeover Guess what, mine got a makeover twice!   Several years ago I found this sewing cabinet at thrift store for about $5.  That officially qualifies it as a piece […]

How to use CeCe Caldwell’s Paint Plus Glaze Update!  I only use Debi’s Design Diary DIY Paint since publishing this post.  DIY Paint is 100% Natural, Clay Based, which makes it different from every other chalk paint product.  It is perfectly smooth, the colors are beautiful and cover well, even their whites.   It paints like liquid […]

Redouxinteriors and The Handmade Hangout Week 20 Hope everyone had a fabulous week.  I have been busy with tons of Redouxs that haven’t made it up on the blog yet.  However, if you missed my TRASHY TUESDAY this week, you are in for a WOW factor.  Two Dumpsters, tons of furniture. Thank you to everyone who […]

Trashy Tuesday The Inside of the Dumpster Every Trashy Tuesday I share with you what I FOUND that week in and around Dumpsters. Road Side Pick Ups and just Free Junk.  This week, I thought I would share a bit of what it looks like inside that Dumpster Container. If you are an experienced Dumpster […]

Dressers Missing Drawers How To Repurpose Them Ever come across Dresser MISSING their Drawers?  Did you Dresser drop its drawers?  No need to be a stressor, it can still be dresser, of sorts…… Check out 5 Dressers I repurposed.  Every one of them was a FREE to me Dumpster FIND! One of my favorites was […]

 Le French Maid and Le Assistant Or- Easy Black and White Dresser and Nightstand! I bought these pieces a few months ago from a Craig’s list add.  I got such a deal on all of it! I dub these pieces Le French Maid and her assistant. This is the lovely dresser before, the finish is […]

Red Desk with Dark Kukui Stained Top What happens when you cross a Jersey Tomato Red color with a Dark Hawaiian Kukui Stained Top?  You get magic.  And a beautiful new creation.  Don’t you love the play of the Tomato Red with the Dark Kukui Stain?  I got this desk for FREE from my Hairapist.  She […]

I have a Dumpster Bookshelf TURNED ROLLING ISLAND!   How is this possible you might be asking?  A few power tools, some casters, reclaimed wood, and of course CeCe Caldwell’s Paints and their new ALL NATURAL Stain! Update!!!  I no longer use CeCe Caldwell’s Paints.  I found something I love EVEN MORE.  I use DIY […]

Pouf, Upcycle a Pouf in a Poof with nothing but CeCe Caldwell’s Paints. I love the word Pouf. Pouf  originates from a French word for something inflated.  (which I think is funny) Pouf has come to mean a fancy word for a small ottoman.  Whatever the meaning.  Here are two Poufs I recently made over with […]

  You will want to Bookmark this Lamp Shade Made of Book Pages! I love making over lamp shades.  I had an illuminating idea to makeover this lampshade. Don’t you love all the fabulous ideas out there for using old book pages?  Big Merci and Kudos to the 1st person to ever conceive of using […]