Pink Floral Dresser

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When I was asked to refinish this pretty piece, I was excited and slightly intimidated. She came to me topless and while I’d built suff for myself, I’d never attempted to build something for a client. My sweet client “G” wasn’t sure if she was going to source a piece of marble or granite and […]

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My New Craft Cabinet!

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I’m so excited to share my new craft cabinet with you! It was part of a vintage Thomasville bedroom set that my mom bought on Craigslist and lucky for me, she didn’t need this particular piece. It’s taken a while, but I’ve FINALLY relocated the kids playroom up to the third floor, reclaimed the room […]

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A painting secret you NEED to know and a General Finishes Java Gel Stain table

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Ok friends, I’m swallowing my pride here and letting you in on a very dirty, beat up little secret.  A’right, it’s not really THAT serious, but it’s definitely an ugly mess that I’m not proud of, especially being a painter. Friends, meet my kitchen table…Yup, this sad surface is where we eat our meals. Don’t think it […]

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Beat up furniture and a crackle paint finish

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I bought this old console table off a local buy/sell/trade page from a friend. I was thrilled to bits that I was the one to get it, but when I picked it up, I have to admit, I was taken aback some. I knew it was in bad shape, but I didn’t realize how bad […]

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A much needed mantel makeover

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Fall is on it’s way and thank goodness ‘cos this heat just seems to keep getting hotter. I can’t wait for the smell of autumn to be in the air. It’s such yummy mix of cool and cozy that makes you want to cuddle up on the couch by a crackling fire and a good […]

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