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An inspired piece

An update to the inspired piece – We’ve since painted another table which I like much more! What do you think ?     My first project earlier in 2015 – I had this table which I thought was really cute – but it had been in our shop longer …

Repairing a frame

Chris brought us a frame she had stored in her attic and told me it had been in the family for generations.  I knew right away it was a plaster over wood frame and wanted to repair it as best I could.    I’m always up for a new challenge 🙂 The whole …

Upcylcing a television armoire

Having an armoire is a joy.  Whether used for televisions or clothing, they add style.  But what do you do when you no longer need it for it’s original purpose?   Upcycle it!   I’ve seen armoires transformed into craft or gift wrap stations, or used in toddler’s rooms for clothing.   The …

Around the cocktail table

Every once in a while I do something which requires a little more than simply brushing on some paint and calling it a day.   This cocktail table was donated  a few months ago by a good friend, Anne, and it always reminded me of a ship wheel.   I only thought it appropriate to …

Fun with Paint

I love to play with furniture.   Refinishing or Painting – either way, there is something very satisfying about taking something someone would otherwise toss out and making it into a useful, even artful piece.  Here are just of few of the pieces we’ve done.     We sell the  paint …

Looking to the future

In addition to helping people with their homes or businesses, we are also offering classes. One of the first sessions we’ll offer is how to upcycle furniture and accessories. I will also offer a DIY Decorating class in 2013 as well. If you’re already connected to us on Facebook, you’ll be one of the first to see the schedule of classes as well as the special offers.