Lisa Hogan, swansboro, NC, US

I am a Certified Interior Decorator with a passion for finding cast off treasures for mere pennies and redesigning them into beautiful cottage style home accessories. I am also an avid crafter and have dabbled in everything from decorative painting, sewing, and even furniture making. I have decorated most of my house on found items that were redesigned or made from scratch.
In 2006 I decided to pursue my dreams of turning my passions into profit and opened my business Lisas Creative Designs.
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Gender: Female

Birthday: 01/28/1978

Member Since: 01/18/2010

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A Pantry Created From Old Doors

I needed more storage in my kitchen, mainly a pantry. I created one with some old doors and scrap wood I had in my garage. I love how it turned out! To see more on this project please visit my blog...

Upcycled Closet Door Panels

Have you ever wondered what to do with those old closet door panels you see at salvage stores? I created these adorable Junk Chic crackled wall art out of a few of them. See the transformation on my...

Thrift Store Chairs Redesign!

Wanting to replace the existing chairs in my diningroom I bought this set of chairs for $15 at a thrift shop. Two chairs had broken seats but that did not scare me off. After a new paint job and...

Vintage Hoosier Table Makeover

I bought this Vintage Hoosier Table at a local thrift shop and gave it a makeover!

A Beach Chic Bistro Set

I created this beach inspired bistro set out of an old table top, spindle and shelf brackets. The stools were found at a local thrift shop. Alot of elbow grease, paint and some creativity gave it a...

Fleamarket Dresser Redesign

I found this old dresser at a local fleamall. It was screaming for a makeover and had a lovely shape. A couple of coats of white paint and some distressing gave it a new life. It now sits in my...

A Repurposed Dresser

I bought this old dresser at a thrift store for $10. I Loved the shape of it. I removed the broken bottom drawers, added a shelf and painted it white. I added a cute blue and white gingham skirt to...

A Fab Flamingo Chair

I picked up this sad looking chair for a mere $5 at a local thrift store. I gave it a green dry brush paint finish, hand painted a flamingo on the back and recovered the seat in a fun Flamingo fabric.

Vintage Window Flower Box

I found this old window on the curb one day and hauled it home. I constructed the window box aspect  out of fence boards I got  from my local home improvement center and attached it...

An Upcycled TV Cabinet

I bought this old TV cabinet at a local thrift store for a mere $15. I needed another display piece for my space at the shop and this had great potential. I distressed it a little and added the back...

A Unique Bird Bath

I created this bird bath out of an old table leg with great "Chippy" paint. The Basin is an old enamel bowl and the base is a thrift store plate turned upside down. I filled it with river rocks I...

Vintage Hobnail Lamps Get a Modern Makeover

I love mixing the old with the new. I've given these vintage Hobnail Lamps a modern twist with shades wrapped in fabulous funky fabric! They are trimmed in Maribou or fringe.

Another Shabby to Chic Chair Re~do

I found this chair sitting outside a local thrift shop looking pretty sad. It was probably headed for the dumpster. I thought it had a great shape and potential. I snagged it for only $5!

A Redesigned Vintage Children's Play Stove

I bought this wonderful old playstove for a mere $3.00 at a local thrift shop. I repainted it pink, added detail and decoupaged vintage children's book images to the doors and back. I would have...

A Shabby Chandelier Makeover

This chandelier had great bones and thought it would look great with a cottage style makeover. I rewired it so it can easily be plugged in  to any wall outlet. I painted it pink, distressed it...

A Very Shabby to Chic Rocking Chair

This once very sad looking rocking chair was pulled off a rubbish pile waiting to be burned. With a bit of elbow grease and creativity it has been lovingly transformed into a beautifulnbsppiece...

Recent comments

Re: Ladder Shelf

Very cute! I like that idea. I have an old stepstool sitting in my garage I have been looking to do something with.

Re: Vintage photo pillows

I saw these in Country Living too and LOVED them! I plan to make a few of my own when I get a chance.

Re: local Barn Sale- my fave... super fun! Even got to walk a horse! yay

I would love to shop there! I love bargain barn sales.

Re: Rainy Day Sale At Georgia Moon

Great Space! Love it:) Beautiful items and displays. Its been inspiring. Is this at a shoppe or space in a mall? Barn sale?

Re: Cupboard From Crate Wood

That's awesome! I think it looks great and its not even done yet!

Re: A Very Shabby to Chic Rocking Chair

Thankyou everyone:) When I found this website it was like coming home. I just had to join. Lots of creative people who love doing the same thing I do!

Re: A Redesigned Vintage Children's Play Stove