I was beyond excited when I had the opportunity to purchase this table. I loved the style and knew that even though it needed quite a bit of help, none of the repairs were particularly complicated. It was extremely wobbly, was missing its drawer, and had been painted in a way that created texture all… Continue reading Pretty Little Table
I was meeting with a client at her home to discuss a few pieces in her living room. As I was leaving, we discussed this cute little table on the front porch that had seen better days. It was the perfect size to sit among the chairs on the covered porch, but it had been… Continue reading The Sweet Little Afterthought
A few weeks ago my blog topic was a table and chairs that a client asked me to refinish. It was a good quality, oak set that just needed to be refreshed. I posted before and after pictures of the table in that original post (Dining Table Refresh) with the promise of a follow-up post… Continue reading The Perfect “Brown”
I have decided to try out a new approach to my blog posts. I am showing the before and after pictures side by side for those who enjoy looking at the contrast, but who aren't necessarily interested in "how the sausage is made". For those who are interested in the hows and whys, I invite… Continue reading There is a New Look to my Blog!
I was recently contacted by a client with a request to save her old coffee table. She sent a picture and it was a large, square table with upholstered edges and a solid middle. The fabric was worn, but she loved the size and shape of the table, as well as the fact that it… Continue reading The (literally) Wrapped Surprise
These days a lot of the focus of saving old pieces of furniture involves paint. There are companies popping up daily with new “Chalk-style” paint products. Clearly, the trend is to paint old furniture to “bring it back to life”. It really is the perfect way to modernize dated or damaged pieces. Most of my… Continue reading Back to Beautiful