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Roaring Like a Lion

Posted by on Apr 24, 2012 in Bedroom, Before and After, DIY, Dresser, Projects | Leave a Comment
Roaring Like a Lion

I fell in love with the design of this dresser. I know you can’t tell from this picture, but even the handles of the middle drawer are lion heads. I wanted to give this a distressed look. If you want to see the step by step on how to we paint furniture see this page: […]

Yellow Dresser Makeover

Yellow Dresser Makeover

Here’s the before picture of this monster! It was in pretty rough shape, sitting at the end of the road, waiting to be junked. It was right down the road from our house and John and I were on the way to pick up a different dresser on craigslist. We (of course) had to stop […]

How To Paint Furniture

How To Paint Furniture

If you want to give your furniture piece a new look, painting it can be a very cost effective, fun way to do so. Since painting requires the same steps no matter what the piece, we’re creating this page to reference on all our future blog posts. Here we go… Step by step instruction for […]

Revitalizing an Antique Maple Dining Room Set- Part 2

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Before and After, Dining Room, DIY, Hutch, Projects | 4 Comments
Revitalizing an Antique Maple Dining Room Set- Part 2

So, this dining room set was purchased from a man on craigslist who was moving into a smaller house. He and his wife wouldn’t have room for this set and their loss was our gain. I believe he told me it was his wife’s grandmothers and about 100 years old. Here’s the before shot. Since […]

How to Update Your Dining Room Chairs

Posted by on Apr 6, 2012 in Before and After, Dining Room, DIY, Projects | Leave a Comment
How to Update Your Dining Room Chairs

Do you have an old dining room set that you would like to replace? Think about repainting it instead. This is step 1 of 3 in our redesign project – revitalizing an antique maple dining room set. The table is taking us longer than we expected and the hutch is almost done so we decided […]

How to Repaint a Chandelier

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012 in Bedroom, Before and After, DIY, Projects | Leave a Comment
How to Repaint a Chandelier

So many people don’t notice the lighting in a room and settle for the run of the mill brass or silver light, but in this post we’ll show you a cheap way to add new life to your room by simply changing out the lighting fixture. One of the hidden treasure in our area (and […]