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scottiev

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Hope chest

I found this hope chest at a thrift store last week.   Isn’t it just dated? This isn’t the original fabric. The saddest part to me is that they didn’t even recover it properly. Can you see? They just…

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I’m in!

Been wondering where I’ve been? Well, I’ve been completely swamped with work… which is a good place to be and I am so very grateful. Here’s a bit of a taste: Yesterday I was able to move into my…

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Easy chipped veneer removal

Honest to goodness, this is the easiest veneer removal EVER. It is SO easy that you won’t even believe me it works until you do it yourself. So I have this amazing dining set I got that I plan…

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Updates

Here are some shots of the pieces I have been working on: Lots of work still to do. Very excited though. I have already delivered some pieces to my second location (how cool is that?!) and they’re having a…

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Moving and Shaking….

Wow! Things are moving fast around here. Had the offer of retail space fairly immediately today as well as another commission job… I better get to work. Too much work is a great problem to have I think! In…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I am thankful for (not necessarily in order): Possibilities- 2013 is going to be an adventure and I am really looking forward to the ride! My husband– he cooked the entire meal by himself. He is an amazing cook…

Furniture re-dos Makeovers

That awesome trunk

Remember that fantastic trunk my friend gave me…? Here, let me refresh your memory:   I am SO very thrilled with the way it turned out! Have I mentioned I don’t quite understand the Union Jack fascination? I really…

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Porch furniture makeover

My neighbor says don’t stand still at my house or I might paint you. She’s not entirely wrong… it just depends on the day. Right around the time I decided to pull the carpet off the stairs and paint…

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Waxing with chalk paint

I’ve had some requests to talk about waxing with Annie Sloan (or any really) chalk paint. I recently re-did some end tables so I think “killing two birds with one stone” makes the most sense, don’t you? Great. I…

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chair contest

chair contest

Remember... you want to vote for the PURPLE one... (and I completely agree with what you're thinking- the teal one is SO cool too!!)

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A Fabulous Dresser and help from you!

Have you heard of Freecycle? It’s a great website where people go to keep items out of landfills. The “One man’s trash, may be another’s treasure” kind of philosophy.  What’s the catch? Well, if you post something on there,…

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Hoosier Update…

Brian’s Aunt said I could do it!!!! She’s supportive and excited about it too! I’m so thrilled- we’re driving up to the Adirondacks next weekend to pick it up. Stay tuned… …