Hey there, Mea here! SO LETS TALK ABOUT IT! While in the process of making over my home. I am going to move forward and implement a minimalist lifestyle for my family and I. This decision was made because I had an epiphany the other day… I really don’t like clutter… at… all. With balancing work, a new business, family, dogs, and what ever else … Continue reading Wanting a Simpler Life – Minimalism
Hey there, Mea here! ALRIGHT… LETS TALK ABOUT IT!….. Curb Appeal, its like when you go on your first date. You put on your best clothes. You make sure that you are well manicured. You double check your bank account to make sure that you have enough money or it may just have to be a salad and water night. A lot goes into laying … Continue reading Project #1 Paint It, Red – Front Door Revamp
Hey there, Mea here! Using my Home as a Testing Ground So I must admit, that I am suuupppeer ecstatic about my first home makeover project for Cranberry Vintage. Since this my first time taking on this endevor, I have decided to use my own home as a testing ground for my design ideas and DIY projects. When I originally chose this house, what I … Continue reading Working on Project Yellow Hill
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! 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! 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
When you move into a new home or would like to start the path of DIY, having your own set of tools can really play a big part in getting the job done. Continue reading Key Tools for the DIYer
A couple of weeks ago I completed an armchair and ottoman combo. It was one of my first larger projects and I must say that it was quite adventurous. As I was working on this project, I learned some pretty useful tips that I want to share with my fellow DIYers. Continue reading 8 Tips to Upholstering