Tag Archives: bookends

Decoration Restoration with a Common Sharpie Marker

Earlier this week, my friend Elizabeth took me antique shopping for my birthday. I bought this pair of vintage bookends for $11 for the shelves in my home office.   They were a great deal, partly because of the chipping of the surface of both bookends. The damage on the black areas stood out the […]

Get Your Gold On: Painting the Pigs

Painting all kinds of things is really old hat to me, Mr. Man has told our kids that if they sat still for too long, Momma just might paint them.  I suppose it could happen.  These iron bookends sat still just a little too long . . .