Category Archives: refinished

Rush Before Summer!

Why do I always get in way over my head with too many projects?? My kids  have unfortunately or maybe fortunately  caught the “let’s renovate our room” bug from their mother and I have to pay the price. Ugh! Ok let’s … Continue reading

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Fireplace Mantel

We moved into our new home a few years ago and I remember walking through our home for the first time and instantly fell in love.  There was only one problem I had to tackle a dated brick fireplace. Our … Continue reading

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Office Space

I have been spending a lot of time in my office these days as well as some other small visitors to remain nameless. So considering that I have to share my space with these little people I decided to enlist … Continue reading

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First Project For 2012

The  time has come to tackle this tall and dated french provincial bureau. I have my work cut out for me with this beauty. Between splattered paint, chipped wood and water marks I have some work to do. Once the … Continue reading

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Jewelry For Furniture

Look at your favorite piece of furniture and think about what makes it so special?  What makes it stand out?  Hardware to me is jewelry for furniture. Here are few of my favorite pieces that I have recently refurnished or … Continue reading

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What do you see when you look in a mirror?  Do you like what you see? Do you like the changes that are taking place? I hope those were positive answers. What do I see…. I see my life going … Continue reading

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Favorite Whites

Some of my favorite white pieces did not last long after I gave them a new life. This classic 4 drawer fluted column mahogany  bureau with dovetail drawers was picked up at a thrift shop for a price of under … Continue reading

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Groovy Baby!

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Take a look at some of these true retro chairs that I have picked up and remember to keep an open mind of what the future may hold for these true original Mid-Century pieces. True original I would say fabric … Continue reading

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I promise I will try to finish you this weekend… I promise>>> Right after soccer practice… See you this weekend! from Chic Home & Antiques

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Got Character?

What has character?  May I ask what do you have that has character?  Is it a piece of furniture? Is it a piece of clothing?  What sets something apart from something or someone? I was asked to locate a piece … Continue reading

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