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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 … Continue reading

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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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