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Not So Fast Summer

Summer has come to an end, but consider enhancing your home’s appeal with some new flower boxes. You can get ready to showcase fall’s colors with some beautiful mums under your windows.  We can build your flower box in many styles using premium cedar.  A popular choice is the recessed panel style. These window planters can be… Continue reading Not So Fast Summer

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What’s your favorite letter?

So excited to showcase our newest listing at our shop – 8 inch decorative wooden letters. Each letter can be personalized with your choice of color and finish.  These solid pine letters can be displayed on a wall or stand freely on a shelf or mantle.  Perfect for adding a pop of color to your… Continue reading What’s your favorite letter?

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Graphite Mid Century Sideboard

Here’s a quick look at our newest listing.  This piece has quickly become a favorite of mine and just might have found a ¿permanent? spot in my own home.  It is listed in our shop, so if interested, check out the details here!   This piece, made by United Furniture Corporation of North Carolina, in… Continue reading Graphite Mid Century Sideboard

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Before and After: White Midcentury Dresser

Excited to share one of our newest listings with you.  This dresser, originally made by the Hooker furniture company, had a great retro look.  These pieces usually stand out in the vintage stores and really would look amazing without any refinishing at all.  Here’s the before photo of this piece. See?  This piece was cool.… Continue reading Before and After: White Midcentury Dresser

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First Try w/ Real Milk Paint

I’m excited to share with you my first piece using a ‘new’ paint (at least new for me)! I recently received a few sample colors from the Real Milk Paint Co.  I have been wanting to try their paints for such a long time now and was really excited to get started! Up until now,… Continue reading First Try w/ Real Milk Paint

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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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Mom…you missed a spot!

That’s what I heard over and over again as I was finishing up our latest dresser.  How do you explain ‘distressing’ and ‘rustic feel’ to kids?  They just don’t get the look at all and were very worried that I didn’t see these ‘spots’ as they called them. The piece I am referring to is… Continue reading Mom…you missed a spot!

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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