Three weeks ago, hubby and I took a quick trip to Southern Oregon and we found this in Roseburg! Loved that it was solid wood and that the trim details were pretty much intact. All the knobs – lovely!!!
Cleaned her up, repaired a break and hubby started painting when I took a break:
Yep, our workshop-lol!
After two coats of Annie Sloan’s Florence and some dark wax, voila!
In all her beauty!
Florence still makes my heart sing!
include a few different items:
A gorgeous French style desk in a custom CeCe Caldwell color – SOLD
CeCe’s Young Kansas Wheat on the base looks terrific with the dark stained top! SOLD
Annie Sloan’s Aubusson Blue makes this plain-jane desk very interesting!
goes a loooong way on an old oak dresser! Updates the sad, dried out wood wonderfully and breathes new life into the piece. Add some glass knobs and handles and a new key for locking away treasures and you are set! Dresser, sideboard, flat tv stand?
(I know, we NEED to take BEFORE pictures; sorry, we get so excited and forget!)
Sharing with: Shades of Amber – Quite Simply…Beautiful Things Party
for more than 5 and 1/2 years in pieces, no less! (I took the auctioneer’s word for it that everything was in the pile!) I could never get all the pieces together in one spot and eventually they were buried in the middle of the garage surrounded by many larger things. Here she is today, assembled and painted in Florence chalk paint:
Turns out there was a piece of chain and one of the drawer runners missing. And my beloved hubby can rest at night knowing I will not be reminding him of this project again!
(And those cords have got to hide!)
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Three new pieces in the shop today painted with the last of our Annie Sloan cans. Here they are!
Done in Old White with a pretty Frenchy stencil on top! ~SOLD~
Paris Grey with black glaze and painted hardware-beautiful! ~SOLD~
Sweet Provence French Provincial dresser with a hidden writing surface just under the top! ~SOLD~
Stay tuned for some CeCe Caldwell projects – loving this new paint line too!!
This is another of those pieces without a before picture-again, picture brown blah and boring. Fresh Old White chalk paint and a little dark wax to highlight its lines along with the original hardware make it much more noteworthy!
Six good sized drawers to store all your clothing too!
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and I probably always will-such a peaceful color…
Generally, in this business you must set a budget and do your best to stick to it when purchasing pieces of furniture for resale. Every once in awhile, I tend to fall in love and the budget goes out the window. These are two of those times…..
The first piece – a game table! I have never found one and this one had such pretty lines and was so intriguing that I overlooked the repairs needed and the brass feet that had to be added-there was only one original one on there. The repairs included not only the usual gluing and filling and sanding to even things out, but two of the feet were broken and basically missing. Could I see past that gorgeous pedestal base – um, no. Still – the top opens to a 32″ square for games, puzzles, extra dining room, etc.
Do you know how much it costs to have someone replace the bottom part of these legs? Don’t ask…..
But honey, LOOK at this base (and 4 brand new brass feet too)
My second piece that I adored on sight! (and paid much more for than I usually do!) This one had not so pretty fabric on the seat but was basically in good shape. (Hubby was fascinated with the two screws and rings that attached the seat to the frame)
So very pretty! (and thank goodness the fabric was on sale!)
And just look at those legs! and the carved wooden accents! and it’s so pretty!! (Did I already say that?)
Yep, hubby, I paid more than I usually would but I now know you have mad skills (not for those missing legs tho) when it comes to most repairs and you have more patience than I do, but I have the vision and they were worth it, I promise!
Sharing with: Knot Too Shabby and Carter’s Cottage
Miss Trixie has done a lovely job with this set and the fabric on the seat is such a compliment to the Duck Egg paint! A little dark wax deepens the pretty color just a little to make it richer. Wouldn’t you agree?
Pretty legs and apron too.
LOVE the new fabric on the seats!
Turned out beautifully, Miss Trixie!
Sharing with: Shades of Amber and Carter’s Cottage
New in the shop this week is this large dining room table and 6 chairs. Lovely in Aubusson with a dark stained top and the fabric on the chair seats compliments it beautifully! Miss Sophia says this table came with 4 additional leaves but she only painted two to include!
Check out that fabric and the chair stencil
If you enlarge the pictures you’ll also get a peek at the matching sideboard/buffet behind it.
Sharing with Carter’s Cottage and Savvy Southern Style
One more piece and then I mght stop spreading the love of Coco – but then again, maybe not!
The vintage dress and jacket are Coco, the pillow matches – the world must love this color as much as we do!
Sharing with: Shades of Amber