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
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
I found this stand at a Thrifty Shopper that I don’t normally get to frequent last summer. It was only $4.99. The top was very rough and someone had carved a flower in one of the legs, but it is solid wood and made very well.
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
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
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