REDUX (RE-DO) MAKOVER She sat in my booth for 3 months and on FaceBook Marketplace without a single inquiry – scroll down to see her first makeover. After a while the 2 top drawer orange started to wear on me despite that it was birds eye maple. Her organic theme didn’t seem to resonate with… Read More Organic Basil Sage Antique Dresser Redux
Seagull Gray Magnolia vanity makeover including how I fought with the veneer and won. … Read More How I Fought Veneer and Won!
Though the pieces are entirely different architecturally, they become a coordinated pair by using same paint color and adding matching knobs, highlights and paper clay details. Poof! Junky uncoordinated pieces produce go-together style that make you a decorating star! Timeless Styling Any piece painted using french linen color becomes a timeless classic that fits in… Read More Pair Together Totally Different Pieces
I’m doing my best to keep it simple, sophisticated and chic. It’s not easy holding back extra embellishments. Watching nearly every season of Project Runway, I’ve taken in Tim gun’s advice to edit. Stepping away from adding transfers, more color and paper clay details is hard but the result is super flexible design that goes… Read More Simple Dresser Makeover Perfect Gray
It’s rare that a Bombay chest lands in my studio. This one is extra special. The glorious wood carvings intimidated me. I wondered if I had the skill to do it justice. So, I painted only when I was in no hurry and while listening to french music on Pandora. Those two requirements helped ensure… Read More Regal Painted Bombay Chest – French Linen
BEFORE Quality products used on this piece: ReDesign with Prima “The Beauty of Life” transfer Perfect Gray Milk Paint General Finishes Satin High Performance topcoat General Finishes Amber Dixie Belle mousse AFTER About Me SOLID MAPLE including dovetail joining drawer construction. I’m made to last and take a beating. 3 massive drawers, freshly lined New… Read More The Beauty of Life Perfect Gray Maple Dresser
Can we can makeover 2021 like this desk? Similar to most everyone’s 2021, this desk had potential but in the end got pretty beat up. But, a New Years Eve paint party for one results in this beauty. Let’s hope 2022 is the same. The veneer on the top bubbled and began to peel off… Read More New Year New Desk Vanity
White chalk painted jewelry armoire is the definition of Shabby Chic. It’s shabby distressed on the outside and french chic on the inside. Family has taken a front seat to my painting endeavors this fall and probably for the rest of the year. While in the midst of moving parents to assisted living, my days… Read More Jewelry Armoire “I Feel Pretty”
“For I Know the Plans I Have for You” – Jeremiah 29:11 This girl had no idea a plan was in place for her salvation, sitting there in a pile of trash. Divine intervention, through a need of a tank of gas, she was spotted in a huge dumpster one block from my house. I… Read More Antique Coral Painted Dresser: How Defects Turned Beautiful
Painted an outstanding navy, it’s the dramatic blended drawers that give this piece a stunning kick, not to mention updated original Hepplewhite hardware! She came to me via older sister’s friend that wanted to part ways with grandma’s desk vanity. I love getting pieces with a back story. It is a family hand-me-down originally from… Read More This Isn’t Grandma’s Desk Vanity Anymore!