Hey there, Mea here! Welcome to Cranberry Vintage! This is a DIY and Lifestyle blog created to inspire and share my journey of turning my home into an oasis and urban homestead! It’s funny, because since the time I started this blog, I was having trouble with determining what I really wanted to talk about. I love to learn and try new things to the … Continue reading Welcome to the Cranberry Vintage!
Hey there, Mea here! Since last year, I have been on a mission to revamp my personal life by doing new things like traveling around the United States to cultural and unique places. One of my first trips was to Memphis, TN. I chose this place because of the history it holds, and it was only a few hours away from my home town. While … Continue reading Lorraine Hotel – A Story Better Felt than Seen.
“Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.” —John F. Kennedy Hey there, Mea here! Revamping my home consist of more than just the physical changes within my home. It also represents the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual changes within myself. I have learned that your home is a reflection of you and peace … Continue reading My Place of Zen
Hey there! Mea here! I have been going through the process of converting my backyard into a small farm. As mentioned in one of my previous post The Journey to Financial Independence one of my goals is to start a garden to cut down on food costs. I have been making progress especially during this rainy month. One of the projects that I decided to take on … Continue reading Hugelkultur Garden Bed
Hey there, Mea here! I love Love LOVE turning old furniture into new unique pieces. It is something about the process of transformation that excites me. The mixture of being creative and analytical is what makes it fun because it provides a challenge for me on each piece. When it comes to the design, I literally freestyle. I turn on some music and design based … Continue reading Who Said Sitting Can’t Be Fun?
Hey there, Mea here! Since my recent blog “Getting Her Done – Part 1” we have made serious progress on the booth. Making Modifications The goal is to create a welcoming atmosphere for potential customers when they come to my booth. At first I wanted to add lighting to the top part of the booth like in my vision, however, when it was time to … Continue reading Getting Her Done – Prt 2 The Finish!
Hey there, Mea here! This past weekend has been very productive. For the past few months, I have been working on developing my second company, “Chairz-N-Pairz”. It is a resale shop that sells flipped furniture, unique finds, home decor, and DIY products. The ultimate goal is to move into my own location, but for now I have decided to start by renting a booth in … Continue reading Getting Her Done – Booth Magic Prt 1
Hey there! Mea here! This year I have really been pushing myself to reach my entrepreneurial goals. I have spent quite a bit of time planning what I wanted to do and creating test products. Now I am at the point where I am ready to complete my market analysis and get my ideas out there to solidify my target market but there are a … Continue reading Testing My Skills in Design
Hey there, Mea here! No matter where I work, I have learned to make that space comfortable and cozy for me. After our work area was renovated a couple of months ago, I was told that I had free reign to revamp my area (Why did they tell me that? :-)). Since then, I have added a few personal touches to give the room a … Continue reading 10 Simple Ways to Revamp Your Workspace
My first time reupholstering a chair. Continue reading Royalty – The Chair that Ignited My Passion