Category Archives: Vintage Inspired

WRITING DESK REDO

I’m delighted to reveal my writing desk redo. Ta-da!!! Here is the before. This antique writing desk has been stained a light brown and was in very good condition.  But it just didn’t fit in with my other furniture. All … Continue reading

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FRENCH INSPIRED BOOKSHELF

My finished french script inspired bookcase! Again, in my excitement, I forgot to take a “before” pic.   I picked up this solid wood bookcase for $35 on ebay.   I wanted something to put the kids books in because … Continue reading

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Vintage Chair Make Over – The Big Reveal!!!

So just a reminder of what I started with … And now… here is the finished chair (I still have the other one to do!). Don’t you just love it!   I recovered the fabric with canvas drop cloth.  Yep, … Continue reading

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Vintage Chair Make Over

Here are some old chairs I picked up reasonably cheap.  We needed some more chairs for the usual family Christmas gathering at our house this year, and I’ve never done a chair make over before. The frames are great, but … Continue reading

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Our Family Calico and Burlap Christmas Stockings

I Just had to share these cute Christmas stockings I made at the request of my beautiful daughter.   I’m thrilled with the way they turned out, and so is she! 🙂 I sewed the body of the stockings from … Continue reading

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Entertainment Unit Make Over to Side Table Storage Unit

And here is the finished piece … AGAIN, I forgot to take a before picture, but here is a picture of something very similar to give you an idea of what I started with.  It’s a small wooden entertainment unit … Continue reading

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Old Desk Make Over – The Reveal!

And here is my finished desk! Let me remind you what I started with …   I started with the drawers, firstly glueing all the cracked drawers, then sanding and giving them an undercoat and a couple of overcoats of … Continue reading

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