Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

No Upholstery Needed Bench Make-Over

You may remember this adorable vanity bench in a previous Tuesday’s Treasures post.  I just loved the bird’s eye maple wood and couldn’t bring myself to paint it.  There were specks of paint all over it, so I lightly sanded it with a fine 220 sanding sponge and then put a coat of clear Briwax… Continue reading No Upholstery Needed Bench Make-Over

Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

Stand Mini-Makeover

I purchased this stand recently from a fellow junk collector.  The top was stained a dark java color, but the wood did not take the stain evenly.  She had painted the legs white. Most of the hard work, was done for me.  I didn’t have any java stain, but I did have a dark walnut,… Continue reading Stand Mini-Makeover

Furniture Rehab

Round Table Make-Over

I purchased this little occasional table at a yard sale for $5.00 last summer.  It was a little rickety, but I thought it had potential.  I took off the pedestal legs and added a little wood glue and that helped a lot to make it feel more sturdy.  The top was very worn, so I… Continue reading Round Table Make-Over

Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

Homemade Chalk Paint

This post contains affiliate links to help you find the products you may need for this project. Earlier this year I fell victim to the chalk paint craze, but I didn’t like the high prices for small jars of chalk paint or the limited color choices.  Don’t get me wrong, I do have a bunch… Continue reading Homemade Chalk Paint

Furniture Rehab · Kitchen · Retro Interiors

McDougall Cabinet Redo

Back in June, I found the perfect hoosier style cabinet and it came with a coordinating porcelain top table and four wooden chairs.  I purchased it from Anne who owns the Curator of Cool shop in Baldwinsville, NY.  She specializes in mid-century furniture and accessories, but you never really know what treasures she will find.… Continue reading McDougall Cabinet Redo