Category Archives: Furniture Refresh

To Paint or Not to Paint…That seems to be the question

To paint or not to paint…. …that seems to be a question these days. At least once a week, and often times more frequently I will see a blogger that I follow post Before and After pictures of old furniture … Continue reading

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Our Table- In the Wild!

So often when we sell a piece that we have refinished, it’s out the door, never to be seen or heard from again.  Recently, however, we sold the Farmhouse Table that had refinished to Sherry. Sherry saw the table, dropped … Continue reading

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Another Great Garage Sale Find and Flip

One of my favorite projects, and judging by views and emails I’ve gotten from readers, a favorite for you as well, is my oversized Display Frame. I have been looking for an oversized picture frame to re-purpose for quite some … Continue reading

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ReUse-apalooza Designer Challenge- Part 3- We are Done!!

Well, our ReUse-apalooza #DesignerChallenge2016 entry is finally completed and has been turned into the auction.  Unfortunately I don’t have a nice “staged” picture to share as we ran out of time finishing the project and getting it delivered in time.  … Continue reading

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Now he’s glad he bought them….

Remember these less than attractive chairs that my husband picked up this fall?     After being set aside for most of the winter, their make-overs are finally done. After cleaning up the wood, I painted the chairs with DIY … Continue reading

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Will Stop For Garage Sale

Until recently I have never been much of a garage sale shopper- I’ve held several sales myself, but shopping had never held much interest.  My sister-on-law Vickie, on the other hand I lovingly refer to as the “Garage Sale Queen.”  … Continue reading

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Poppies Paint Review

I first started painting with chalk paint about 5 years ago.  At that time we were doing some remodeling and working with a decorator.  We had one piece of furniture that had sentimental value to my husband, with the 1960s … Continue reading

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ReUse-apolooza- Designer Challenge 2016 Part 2

Tom has been working hard on our entry for this year’s ReUse-apolooza #DesignerChallenge. As with many projects, we started with an inspiration design, based on a project we found on Pinterest.  Our project will also be a Wine Bar/Buffet, though … Continue reading

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Flea Market Flip

As we’ve mentioned before, Tom and I are hooked on HGTV.  One of our favorite shows is Flea Market Flip.  We enjoy this show several reasons- we like Lara Spencer and her style, we love seeing the creative flips that … Continue reading

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Puttin on the Ritz

Tom and I are once again participating in a #30DayFlip challenge in Facebook.  This month’s theme is painted furniture. For our project we started with a flip top accent table that had a petal shaped top which we picked up … Continue reading

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