Tag Archives: antiques

Step by Step

I have recently had a few inquires on the step by step process for re-grouting a fireplace. Here you go! Supplies needed which  can be found in your local hardware store in the tile section. I frequent Lowes.  As always … Continue reading

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Asian Secret

I recently had a wonderful opportunity to recreate a few pieces of furniture that were not neccessarily old but the owner was moving into a new home and wanted to keep the exsisting pieces but, wanted to create a new … 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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Deerfield Visit

Move over Yankee Candle there is a new Kringle Candle in town.  This past October I took some time out to visit my Aunt for our annual fall visit full of pumpkin finds,tag sales,flea markets and good food out in … Continue reading

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Antique Lighting

I believe good lighting can always set the mood for a quiet moment or for a joyous celebration and this October has had its fill of both. I enjoy turning on the lights  with a dimmer of course but, my … Continue reading

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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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Weekend Score

I am so excited to share with you my weekend find of the month! I have been on a mission now to find the perfect coffee table to fit in my very large long  living room.  I wanted something with … Continue reading

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Tufted Headboard

I decided it was once again time for a change. Out went the old wrought iron headboard in came the new tufted headboard.   I scoured my Veranda, House Beautiful, Restoration Hardware and Pottery Barn magazines just to get some … Continue reading

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