Coral Painted Dresser

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I am dying to find a dresser like this beautiful coral one that Destiny from A Place for Us painted.  It looks similar in shape to the yellow painted dresser I did for a friend.  The card catalog library pulls just makes me swoon.  This is Destiny’s debut project here on IC, so give her some love.  I know you will fall in love with her style like I did.

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How to Reupholster a Chair

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Reupholstering seems scary at first.  I admit I was frightened the first time I did it.  I think you will find the scariest part is ripping out the first staple.  Jamie breaks it down in this easy tutorial on how to reupholster a chair and she is a newbie at this.  If she can do it you can too!  Plus the results are stunning!

How to reupholster a chair

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Queen Anne End Table Makeover

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Queen Anne style furniture was first developed in the 1700s.  It is characterized by curvy legs and often includes carved shell and scroll motifs.  I certainly didn’t pick these pieces of furniture because of that but rather because they were free.

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Yellow Painted Dresser

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My friend Jessica got this old dresser from a junk store in downtown Indy.   Unfortunately they didn’t have all the hardware so she had to purchase some.   Plus it was in pretty rough shape.   I know I catch flack from some of you when I paint vintage furniture but when it isn’t {…Read More…}