Home Improvement

A Bed to Lay Your Head

I am never one to say “no, thank you!” to a great hand-me-down piece of furniture…bonus if it is a quality item or an antique! When my husband and I married, we received a king bed suite that was beautiful! Carved pieces and a cane headboard. In our last home…a 50s ranch house…the ceilings were… Continue reading A Bed to Lay Your Head

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Even Pots Need a Makeover!

When we moved into our house, the previous owners left these great black pedestal flower pots! They are very pretty and stately, but they were this flat black color, and I felt they needed a little updating to pop against our brick house. Chalk paint to the rescue! I used Annie Sloan French Linen as… Continue reading Even Pots Need a Makeover!

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Refinishing Is Good For the Soul

I recently acquired some pieces from an auction to refinish! I am one of those people that simply needs a creative outlet. It is a delight in my life, and I am lucky enough to be able to fulfill that need. One of the pieces I grabbed was a beautiful vintage side table. It is… Continue reading Refinishing Is Good For the Soul

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The British Are Coming!

Refinishing furniture is delightful! It is such an adventure! You choose or find a piece of furniture, curious about its story, and you essentially breathe new life into it. Trash to treasure for some people! The more serendipitous the find of the furniture, the more I love the process! Annie Sloan Chalk Paint has proven… Continue reading The British Are Coming!