My mom picked up this piece for me at Goodwill, and I think she was so excited about it she forgot to really look at it. That happens to me too. I get so excited about the potential makeover that I don’t look inside drawers and inspect each element. This dresser had cracks up the […]
Today I’ve got a big ole project to share with you! It involved a little luck with timing, and a lot of guesswork and prayers on matching stains. I received a Facebook message with a picture of this Stanley dresser, asking if I would be interested in purchasing it. She offered it at a great […]
Way back in January, a friend sold me this desk. She was re-arranging her space, and no longer had room for it. It being a higher end piece, I thought I could perhaps turn around and sell it as-is for a quick profit. Since it’s now May and you can tell by the title of […]
This project started when a sweet gal contacted me looking for a game hutch for her basement. I didn’t have any china cabinets, but I started my hard-target search. I usually check Facebook Marketplace first, then Craigslist, my local Goodwill and thrift stores, local antique stores and then, if desperate, I post an “in search […]
Let me preface this painted furniture project by saying, this is my favorite piece ever! You GUYS! Don’t you love it? I did not know when I picked up this triple dresser manufactured by Dixie at a local Goodwill store for $20 what it would become. I didn’t have the vision. But man am I […]
White was my first and only color choice for this table because I knew a distressed farmhouse finish would be adorable on this piece. Pure white is not the easiest color to paint, especially not over a vintage dark finish. You can run into bleed-through, which is when the dark stain keeps bleeding up through your paint no matter how many coats you do. To avoid that, I primed with a stain-blocking primer.