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Showing posts from April, 2013

two retro end tables - SOLD

Here are 2 retro end tables I am revamped, just a few finishing details to go

solid oak dresser - SOLD

This little beauty is finally ready to go. It is a unique one of a kind piece of furniture. It is solid oak measuring 43" H x 32 1/2" W x 17 1/2" D. The dresser was completely refinished with antique glaze and poly top for durability.This beauty is simply stunning in its soft muted colors and finish.

 this was my inspiration photo if you remember

it sure came a long way and many hours from this

hand painted signs for sale

I LOVE signs, especially inspirational ones. As a color/glaze test I decided to get one going. Here is the first hand painted sign

pretty blue and green chairs - SOLD

I have always wanted to paint an old press back chair blue so today I did and I love it. I am going to distress and glaze it and it will be our new shoe putting on chair at the front door. I think the other 4 would look adorable with the vintage white oval table I am going to paint. too.

first mirror in Cece vintage white - SOLD

Today I taped and painted my first mirror project. The original finish was silver so I chose my newest chalk paint Cece Caldwell in vintage white. I will glaze it to an antique look finish.
 interesting plastic can
 the 2 chalk paint whites I have
 previous color and now finished

first custom order coffee table

Here is my first custom order piece finished. I supplied the coffee table and they chose the colors (with my help and colors on hand) The coffee table will be going to a young lady in her university home. The table was perfect. It is solid wood and very durable. The color choice looks great and both her and her Mom are happy with the end result.

it came a long way from this

chalk paint updates task board

So I did my experiment on cork, the internet said it would not work but here is proof that my homemade chalk version updated and made this task board look almost new. It is half dry erase, half cork and it worked like a charm.
from this

Growth chart "rulers" for sale

here is a maple growth "ruler", hang 18 " from the floor and you can mark all children's heights and take with you when you move. They are created to look like an old ruler and are hand painted with 2 coats of poly for protection.

Currently have one dark and one medium stain but can make other colors. can further customize for additional fee.

here is a custom one I did for a friend for her niece and nephew, this one has 2 sides, split down the middle each with their own measurements and names

I think TV console table - SOLD

This solid wood dresser would be perfect in an entry way, as a buffet/side board, dresser or best a TV console. It is modern yet classic. The top is frosted glass while the inside retains the original stain adding a pop of color to the grey classic exterior. All 3 doors each (yes one is faux drawers look) open to an adjustable shelf. Hardware is brushed silver, lovely little piece may be just what you are looking for. 

a little different from this

pine end and coffee table for sale - SOLD

These matching pine end and coffee table were stripped, sanded and stained dark on the top with a chalk painted and glazed bottom. The tops have 3 layers of polycrylic protection and the legs are waxed. These tables are finished and ready to go.

so from this to this (note the colors are not true due to photography and lighting but is pretty blue)