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Goodbye to 2016

Today is suddenly the final day of the year!  How did this year go by so quickly?  Here’s a look at some of our favorite pieces from this year! There are a few of these pieces still available!  Check out our shop today! We can’t wait to get started on our New Year’s pieces and… Continue reading Goodbye to 2016

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Antique Buffet in Lamp Black

Here’s a photo of our newest listing. I love the look of this piece and am so excited with how it turned out.  This was refinished in General Finishes Lamp Black milk paint.  In order to get this look I used a lamp black wash to thin out the paint a bit and get a… Continue reading Antique Buffet in Lamp Black

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Our Etsy Shop

Here’s a quick look at our Etsy shop!  Visit us today and check out our available vintage pieces or our custom carpentry items. We have been so busy adding new items to our shop – here is a quick look at some of our newest listings.  Our midcentury blue chest of drawers is amazing!  It’s… Continue reading Our Etsy Shop

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Bright and Cheery Pembroke Table

This table, a vintage Statton Pembroke accent table, made of the highest quality wood, looks smashing in its new shade of Annie Sloan’s Florence.  I love how it instantly brightens up any space.  The Pembroke style of this beautiful vintage table adds tons of versatility.  Open or closed, this piece will function perfectly in an… Continue reading Bright and Cheery Pembroke Table

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Nautical Curved Top Dresser

I typically get an idea for a piece shortly after it arrives and about 90% of the time I stick with that original plan and see it through.  This wasn’t the case for this antique curved top dresser.  I have been looking for one for ages, similar to our blue curved top dresser we did… Continue reading Nautical Curved Top Dresser

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Summer Days

Hard to believe today is the final day of June.  We (the kids) are loving the lazier days around here without having to rush out the door to school, however I’m getting less painting done these days!  I do have a few projects to share and I hope you enjoy them! Right now, we are… Continue reading Summer Days

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See What’s Available

Check out our shop to see our available pieces.  We currently have some great pieces ready with more coming soon! Our white desk / vanity table is adorable and would look great in any bedroom or office space.  This piece, refinished in a beautiful white chalk paint and slightly distressed, is also adorned with unique… Continue reading See What’s Available

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Blue and White

Here’s a look at our two newest listings.  We are so excited about both of these pieces.  The blue highboy is truly from a long ago era, but this pop of color really gives it a fresh, modern look.  The knobs on this antique dresser, from Anthropologie, add a bit more color and uniqueness to… Continue reading Blue and White

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Old White and Ethan Allen

I found this awesome, Ethan Allen,single pedestal desk awhile back and have been excited about freshening it up.  Here’s a before photo: As you can see, its style is a bit dated, but I knew with a little updating this piece could have a new life.  Ethan Allen is known for their solid, impressive quality… Continue reading Old White and Ethan Allen

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Missing the sun

Missing the Florida sunshine right now.  It’s so hard to believe it’s April here, with bitter winds, snow covering the daffodils that are trying to bloom and gloomy skies above…I need to return to spring break. We are busy in our shop this week working on several custom orders which have put on hold a… Continue reading Missing the sun