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Working with bleed-through

I had this piece sitting around for a long while, waiting for both time and inspiration to come.  It was an old piece and had seen better days, so there was some repair work to be done before refurbishing it. I could have stained it, but it was in our shop and …

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 …