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Spring is Here

Happy Spring!  We are excited to share some of our available pieces with you all.  Check them out at our Etsy shop today! Stay on the look out for our upcoming pieces too!  Here’s a quick look at our unfinished midcentury china cabinet – soon to be refinished and listed!  Grab it quick and customize… Continue reading Spring is Here

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Around Etsy

It’s been so long since I have spent some quality time browsing Etsy.  I used to spend time every week looking at pieces that caught my eye or inspired me in some way or another, but lately, I haven’t taken the time to even peek at what’s out there.  I stopped doing my usual ‘Friday… Continue reading Around Etsy

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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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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

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Just Listed: Barn Door Style Shutters

Our newest shutter style, a framed barn door style, can be stained, painted or left natural giving your home a fresh, updated look.  We love the polished look of these shutters and know they will shine on any style of home.  Message us today for details and we will start a custom order for you!… Continue reading Just Listed: Barn Door Style Shutters