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A Little Table for Ruby…and a Big Table for Mom and Dad

By |October 14th, 2015|

More Projects 10/19/2014

By |December 11th, 2014|

This retro style cabinet was a great size and very well built. I liked the hinged drawer but I thought it would be better if the opening was bigger so I removed both and replaced it with one drop down door. I chose black, for the outside, and gray for the herringbone stencil and a […]

Upcycled and Stencil Projects 1/29/14

By |January 29th, 2014|

The Tribal stencil is one of my latest purchases from Royal Design Studios and I couldn’t wait to try it out, so I found a couple of pieces ready to be upcycled.

The old trunk was in desperate need of a good sanding, cleaning and painting. To give it character and style I added the stencil […]

Upcyled and Stenciled Tables 1/22/14

By |January 22nd, 2014|

I started the new year with some new stencils and couldn’t wait to try them. I had this coffee table and side table that was perfect for the African Plumes Furniture Stencil by Royal Design Studio.

After a light sanding and some bright white paint it was time for the fun to begin. […]

Repurposed Drawers 10/16/2013

By |October 16th, 2013|

I decided to repurpose these two drawers into a mud room closet because of their large size — over two feet square!

To make it a complete open space, I removed the drawer ends before stacking them together. Using simple trim molding, I finished off the raw edges and reinforced the seams. […]

Upcycled and Repurposed ’50’s Furniture

By |July 5th, 2013|

For this project I started with a group of 1950’s pieces that I have collected over time. The chairs are stamped and dated Bentwood Furniture 1950 and, I was told, the handmade tables are also from the 50’s. I thought this group of orphan furniture could become a family.

After painting and […]