• Do you have a DIY loving lady on your Christmas list? Here's a gift guide for the DIY-her that's sure to make your shopping easier! | Gypsy Magpie

    Gift Guide for the DIY-her

    Christmas is rapidly approaching and if you’re like me, you’re scurrying around town looking for gifts! There are always those people who are incredibly hard to buy for, like the DIY loving wifey, sister, or daughter-in-law. Do you have a DIY-her on your Christmas list? If so, you’ve come to the right place because today […]

  • Got 10 minutes and an old book? Make a quick and simple pennant banner! | Gypsy Magpie

    Simple Paper Pennant Banner DIY

    You know that scene in Finding Nemo where Dory sings the “Just keep swimming” song? Yeah, I’ve been playing that on repeat in my head a whole lot lately! *This post contains affiliate links which helps me keep this creative little happy place going* See my Disclosure page HERE. Now back to the post… I’m […]

  • The BEFORE of an antique piano makeover | Gypsy Magpie

    Antique Piano Project {Before}

    I spent this past Saturday working on an Kingsbury Cabinet Grand antique piano. A sweet friend of mine, who is battling cancer, called a while back and asked if I would be willing to make a dream come true for her. She wants to get her hand-me-down piano out of the garage and into her […]

  • 1980s Pure White Hutch. From hellish to heavenly with a whole lot of work! | Gypsy Magpie

    Pure White 1980s Hutch

    You know those moments when your gut says NO but you just don’t listen? Yep, that’s what happened when I first saw this tired 1980s hutch. By now you’d think I’d know to listen to myself, especially when my insides are screaming at me to run the other direction. Unfortunately, I always think I can […]

  • Darling hand painted 9 drawer dresser in 4 Chairs Furniture Wyeth Blue with D. Lawless glass hardware | Gypsy Magpie

    Wythe Blue Dresser

    You know when you find a piece and think it’s perfect for your kid’s room and so you redo it only to realize it’s not going to work? Yeah, that happened to me with this darling Wythe Blue dresser. Sadness. My bestie called me a few months ago to tell me she had a dresser […]

  • A little navy blue paint and an old map perk up a boring oak file cabinet | Gypsy Magpie

    Map File Cabinet

    When I was getting ready for Midway Market, I realized I needed a few more pieces to fill out my booth so I headed down to the basement to pick through the hoard. I found a little oak file cabinet with great hardware and a torn map, which gave me an idea. *This post contains […]

  • Darling handpainted Completely Coral headboard | Gypsy Magpie

    Completely Coral Headboard

    I found this fun wood headboard on my local selling site and fell for the large round finials. I have a thing for a bright happy headboard so I pulled out my fresh shipment of Sweet Pickins paint and tried to decide between Pantry Door and Completely Coral. Two great colors but only one headboard, […]