Time to Refresh Your Nest!

December 29, 2012 | By | Comments (4)

Update your floors, furniture, and more for $100 or less with these quick decorating fixes—all made right here in the South.

make old furniture like new again Time to Refresh Your Nest!Make old furniture like new again
Try it: Blendal furniture repair sticks
Made in: Hudson, North Carolina
Buy it: $55/12; mohawk-finishing.com

turn up your lamps style wattage Time to Refresh Your Nest!Turn up your lamp’s style wattage
Try it: Custom shades
Made in: Charlottesville, Virginia
Buy it: from $65; etsy.com/shop/lampshadedesigns

add patina to a new mirror Time to Refresh Your Nest!Add patina to a new mirror
Try it: Antiquing Mirror Kit
Made in: Memphis
Buy it: $96; amyhowardathome.com

dress up any chair Time to Refresh Your Nest!Dress up any chair
Try it: Driftwood linen seat cover in Silver Sage
Made in: Davidson, North Carolina
Buy it: $37.50; chairapron.com

give walls the wood treatment Time to Refresh Your Nest!Give walls the wood treatment
Try it: Vivant Wallcoverings in Maple Grain
Made in: Memphis
Buy it: $44.99/roll; seabrookwallpaper.com

upgrade plain jane curtain rods Time to Refresh Your Nest!Upgrade plain-Jane curtain rods
Try it: Decorative curtain finials
Made in: Austin, Texas
Buy it: from $19/each; madeofmetalcurtainrods.com

punch up floors with pattern Time to Refresh Your Nest!Punch up floors with pattern
Try it: Moroccan floor decal stencils
Made in: Richmond, Virginia
Buy it: from $50/5; sunnygoode.com

All product photos by Ralph Lee Anderson. Last photo courtesy Sunny Goode.


  1. Lorrie Pritchard

    I am trying to find the link to purchase chair aprons but have been unsuccessful. Can you give me the direct link. I have the exact chairs as pictured and would love to purchase the covers instead of reupholstering the chairs.

    May 2, 2015 at 11:04 am
  2. Home Decor Trend We Love: Painted Floors! – The Daily South | Your Hub for Southern Culture

    […] tips, and great finishes & stencils. Her products were also featured in January’s Southern Made so has our stamp of approval. But remember, not all painted floors are created equal; find an […]

    February 1, 2013 at 2:08 pm
  3. Local Presence-National Exposure

    […] Time to Refresh Your Nest! – The Daily South | Your Hub for Southern Culture. […]

    January 25, 2013 at 9:38 am
  4. Judy Hazelrigg

    The seat aprons are lovely. I love the fabric and color selection!

    January 2, 2013 at 4:03 pm

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s