I love working with solid wood pieces because they can be sanded down if when I goof up and need to start over. This end table was a great opportunity to experiment.
Google GmailYahoo MailHotmailAOL MailAny email Sometimes you just work with what you have, and that’s how this stenciled dining room table came to be.
I found a stool at a yard sale for $3 last summer and thought it would be a great piece for chalk paint.
I finally overcame one of my biggest furniture frustrations, to refinish a dining table found at a garage sale last summer. I’ll give you an overview, then the dirty little secrets.
Upholstery projects can be expensive even when doing it yourself if the perfect fabric happens to be designer. Making your own custom fabric is easy and inexpensive. I recovered these chairs using stenciled drop cloth fabric.
My big yard sale find of the summer- a mid-century modern dresser and chest of drawers. I had planned to paint them and then try to sell them. However, when I got them home, I just couldn’t bring myself to paint the gorgeous walnut veneer on the… [read more]