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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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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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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