6.5 2013

An “Old” Farm Hutch with downloadable tutorial

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I mentioned in my last post that I “gave” myself a Craigslist redo for Mother’s Day. I started and finished this hutch on Saturday so that we could enjoy it on Mother’s Day with our family here. This project was really fun for me.  I took a lot of pictures of the process and put together a downloadable step-by-step how-to (details at the end).

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3.12 2013

A Modern Vintage Dresser

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This weekend Kevin helped me out and brought home a couple of dressers for me to work on. Had I been with him I wouldn’t have bought this one, but it’s a long story and he ended up bringing home both. This one needed a ton of prep, but in the end it came out sooooo pretty. READ THE REST //

3.5 2013

Cottage Gray Chest of Drawers

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Hey strangers! It was so nice to be in my shop this week, working on furniture again. I’m just about done painting all the cabinets in the house – a task I’ve grown to dislike very much, hence the procrastination to finally complete it. I forgot how much I enjoy the process of repairing and painting furniture to be enjoyed again for years to come. READ THE REST //

11.13 2012

Pale Tiffany Blue Antique Chest

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I took a break from working on the house to refinish this cute antique dresser.  I jotted down the paint formula from a blog and I wish I could remember where! It is like a robin’s egg blue but reminds me of a pale blue Tiffany box. I just love it.  Definitely not as gray-blue as it shows in my lighting. READ THE REST //