2016 Refreshed Furniture Pop-Up

I can’t believe that it is been over a year since I update my blog!

For the fourth year I was honoured to participate in the Refreshed Furniture Pop-Up organized by Katrina of Malenka Originals here in Ottawa.  This was the first time it was held at the Somerset Square in the Hintonburg community and what a success it was.  Of course, the weather did not cooperate for the morning, it was rainy and cold but that didn’t stop some many people from coming by to see what 19 vendors of chalk painted furniture had for sale.  Everyone of us use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and every piece that was there was unique.

To see more of my pieces and what is available please pop over to my Facebook page, Tessie’s Creations!

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Gallery of Works

DSCN0760 DSCN1279 DSCN1290DSCN0752  music table DSCN13321 PicMonkey Collage PicMonkey Collage PicMonkey Collage DSCN0584 DSCN0697 yellow desk IMG_5948 IMG_5946table IMG_6377  wine rack wall clock 1960125_720064838016919_642248441_n 1925234_709735422383194_1312820169_n 1920271_714262241930512_1132436354_n 1797614_714237488599654_555978485_n 1782008_714740571882679_1131189229_n 1779942_701179909905412_84045079_n 1655893_711430835546986_1484144374_n 1609986_706286952728041_249193797_n 1545061_697366893620047_850944825_n 1544522_711294628893940_1930910610_n 1464133_655346997822037_900000495_n 1385703_652981874725216_42595883_n 1176356_718257921530944_86239949_n 560085_655346664488737_1053580360_n 14850_718257424864327_967271777_n 9825_691981144158622_372745839_n IMG_6350 IMG_6345 IMG_6344 IMG_6343 IMG_6342 IMG_6341 IMG_6340 IMG_6339 IMG_6120 IMG_5898 IMG_5897 IMG_5896 IMG_5894 IMG_6222 IMG_6240 IMG_6252 IMG_6310 IMG_6189 IMG_6135 IMG_6132 Ikea dresser IMG_6141 IMG_5947 IMG_5932 IMG_5968 1453497_652968708059866_938944367_n IMG_4706 Paloma Jewellery Box Both Jewellery Box2 jewelry box2 IMG_4691 wood trunk tray PicMonkey Collage paloma2 paloma maple dresser lamp Jewellery box End table card holder bench 005 IMG_1413 IMG_1412 IMG_1411 IMG_1410 IMG_1409 IMG_1408 IMG_1407 IMG_1406 IMG_1405 _MG_5201 IMG_0915 IMG_5057 IMG_4898 IMG_4867 IMG_4785 IMG_4779 IMG_4686 Aubusson Aubusson Blue End Tables IMG_4869

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Available to be painted

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Antique sideboard   Antique single bed Antique Dressing table/Vanity Vintage coffee table Hall table or sofa table   Antique Rocking Chair Vintage Gossip Bench   Antique Radio Cabinet   Vintage Cedar Chest Boston Rocker over 100 years old Pedestal table … Continue reading

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What it was and is now

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I love showing my before and after pictures.  So often I run into people that can’t visualize how a piece of old furniture can look refreshed.           

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Pieces for Sale

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  SOLD $135 This awesome photo frame will not only hold 10 photos, it has 5 brushed pewter double hooks to hang jackets or anything from. It would look great over a sofa or entryway. Painted with Old White, slightly … Continue reading

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Music and Furniture!

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When I got this table I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it.  I found it a little strange that everything except the top was solid wood.  The top is press wood.  That was fine by me because … Continue reading

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Ready to be loved again!

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    When I saw these tables for sale on Kijiji I knew what I wanted to do with them.  They weren’t ugly as is but they did need to brought up to date. Out came by sander to remove the … Continue reading

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IKEA meets Chalk Paint!

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I have refreshed and given new life to all sorts of furniture.  Basically, if it is made of wood I will bring it home to work on.  This shows in the garage, I could never even think of parking my … Continue reading

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Annie Sloan in person!

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I started this post and it looks like I left it in my draft folder.  So much has happened since then but it is time to get back to writing this. I was invited to meet Annie Sloan when she … Continue reading

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FUN WITH STENCILS!

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I have seen a lot of pieces of furniture lately that have been stencilled and I was getting the itch to do a few pieces myself. I found the perfect piece to stencil.  It is an old solid maple trunk. … Continue reading

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