Sharing Shop Furniture & Accents

Hey Friends!I hope you are all well and enjoying your summer so far. Today is the last day of school for my kids and I am super happy worried about keeping them entertained 24/7 and balancing their time playing video games and outdoor activities. I can tolerate chaos, but I am going to need an extra…

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Project Challenge Link Party – Furniture {a dining table upgrade}

Welcome to our Project Challenge Event for April! 🙂 (a day early or 6 days late – however you like to look at it) New to Project Challenge? Five bloggers and myself do a DIY project with the same theme or material every month and share it in a post on the last Friday of…

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This End Up Desk turned Rolling Island

This project was so fun to do. I refinish furniture pretty often so when I picked up this desk I had no idea what I was going to turn it into. I have finished a few pieces of furniture in this same brand called This End Up…it’s ironic because here is what I was inspired…

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Using Websters Chalk Paint Powder

Using new paint products has been on my list of things to do but I was stuck using my same paint methods that have always worked. What intrigues me about this paint is that there is no sanding required prior to painting. Well, that cuts my labor time down significantly so I finally tried Websters…

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Concrete Top Dresser

At the shop where I rent space to sell my stuff, another vendor had brought in this cute piece of furniture that came with a tri-fold mirror. I wanted the mirror and the price for the set was great. The mirror went straight up to my bedroom but I wanted to change the top of…

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Super Chippy Painted Table

Next to the chair is a little table. It’s perfect for setting a drink on or placing next to a small chair. I found it at a thrift store and then repainted it. Let’s take a closer look….. The top is super chippy with the color Fossil by Rustoleum. I used THIS technique with Vaseline…

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Distress Pine Wood with an X-acto Knife

In THIS post I showed you how to easily frame in art that may be too small for your wall. I am showing a simple way to distress your frame or any wood project with an X-acto blade and stain here. Once your wood is cut to size and painted lightly use an X-acto knife…

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My Secret to Glazing Cabinets etc…

I make rustic furniture for my small local business.  For several years I have used this simple recipe for beautifully antiqued looking wood. I have a secret “antiquing/glazing” technique that I am going to share with you. I find that light color paints are especially hard to “glaze” so I’ve tried several methods to get the glazed…

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