One Buffet Finished Three Ways

When I go to garage sales I always make sure I bring two things….One, cash….Two, my business cards.  The reason I take business cards is because you never know where you might pick up a new client, which is precisely … Continue reading

My Refinished Staircase

It is finally time to fill you in as to why I went into hiding.  Yes, I could blame my absence on Christmas, kids, vacation, life, etc…but honestly, refinishing my stairs was the culprit.  I easily put 50+ hours into this … Continue reading

Where I’ve Been…

I’ve easily put in 40+ hours and am 90% done, but I’m at a good stopping point and plan to enjoy the holidays with my family.  I’ll be sure to give you all the details of my stair transformation in January. … Continue reading

From Masculine to Magnificent: A Dresser Makeover

Greetings, my friends! In addition to being in the thick of getting my kids into their new summer routines, I’ve been busy working on a few furniture pieces while also completing a design plan for a client’s income property.  So much to … Continue reading

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Dining Set Makeover (and how to remove heat marks): Before & After

Meet the most time consuming, yet rewarding project I have done to date.   Isn’t it pretty? It didn’t always look like that, though.  It used to look like this… This dining set took hours of patience, elbow grease, a steady … Continue reading

My Favorite Things (Part 2)

Whew!  What a couple of weeks.  Strep throat, out of town visitors and surgery, oh my!  The good news is that everyone seems to be back on track.  So, after my last entry it’s time to discuss My Favorite Things … Continue reading

My Favorite Things (Part 1)

On multiple occasions I have been asked what are my favorite products to use while fixing up furniture.  The first product which comes to mind is Rub-N-Buff.  Why?  Because it can help you make the most of what you have … Continue reading

I am a Bench Hoarder

No, really.  I can’t resist buying up little benches.  I just love transforming them and always enjoy picturing them in their new home.  Unfortunately, that home always seems to be my home.  Let’s look at the evidence, shall we? Exhibit … Continue reading