Amy's Upcycles, refinish, tv stand, cabinet, Pottstown, PA TCACC

When Mother Nature Doesn’t Cooperate

My client contacted me to refinish this small cabinet that holds his television.  He wanted it refinished in a golden oak stain to match the rest of his furniture. When he dropped it off to my shop, there were a few surprises.  It seems that someone had attempted to strip it down but, well, let's… Continue reading When Mother Nature Doesn’t Cooperate

Custom Built

Custom-built lets you choose the details

One of the great benefits of having furniture custom-built is that you can solve tricky problems in your home by specifying dimensions, colors, and finishes.  My client was looking for a TV console with specific dimensions for her living room.  She sent me a photo from of what she was looking for, and the link… Continue reading Custom-built lets you choose the details


Old TV Cabinet

Gone are the days of those televisions that are 2 feet deep, 1000 pounds and require their own piece of furniture.  As a result, half of the population is left with television cabinets they no longer use.  Many thrift stores are so overrun with these cabinets that they will no longer accept them.  Most have… Continue reading Old TV Cabinet


Fit for a Princess

I was recently asked to create a child's wardrobe to accommodate dress-up clothes, tiaras, wands and dress-up shoes.  Oh my goodness were the creative juices flowing!  I was so excited to get started and was lucky to find the perfect piece at a thrift store as my starting point.  These days, thrift stores are literally… Continue reading Fit for a Princess