Stained and Painted End Table

I often get emails from my readers with pictures attached asking if I think they should paint or stain a particular piece.  I will post my thoughts on that later but here is the best of both worlds…a little paint and a little stain. This end table started out as a $5 yard sale find {…Read More…}

Gray Glazed Nightstand

Lookie what I found curbside.  She was is rough shape but solid wood.  I figured with a little paint and some molding it could be a beautiful piece in my home. Yikes! So she went under some major renovations! After sanding the entire piece down with 60, 100, and 180 grit sandpaper I cut out {…Read More…}

How to Upholster an Antique Chair

For those of you who have been IC fans for a while you remember back in September when I got this chair at a Salvation Army store for $20 for my guest room. I refabbed her and she came out looking like this… I wasn’t thrilled with the Heirloom White frame so I went crazy {…Read More…}