On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of visiting my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Now I’ve been there before hunting for painting projects and staging items, so this was not my first trip. This particular visit was special because I met with their team to collaborate in celebrating Earth Day this year!
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It’s been a few weeks since I last updated you on the status of my antique Chippendale settee! I’m happy to report that it’s all finished and looking mighty fine!
Pairs of matching nightstands are hot commodities in my selling area. Every time I get my hands on a pair, they sell almost immediately! The problem is that finding lovely antique or vintage styles of nightstands is really hard if not impossible. I usually wind up salvaging them by splitting vanities and desks in half! Let’s dive in and see how it’s done.
A few weeks ago, a friend of a regular customer of mine reached out to me to see if I’d be willing to paint a cherry corner cupboard for her. It was well-made and she loved the piece itself, but the current finish on it no longer coordinated with her home decor tastes. Using Marzipan and Schloss by Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint, I took this corner cupboard out of the 1990’s and aged it about 100 years!
Bar Keeper’s Friend is an excellent product for cleaning porcelain knobs, or any type of hardware on your furniture projects! Learn how I used it to shine up a set of porcelain knobs on my empire dresser.