Before and After Pic of my patio chairs.
Before picture of cart
After picture of cart with Ireland pictures
Farm style table – painted and distressed bottom and stained top $300
This buffet was passed down from my grandparents, then to my parents and then to me. I have had it for 36 years.
after picture of buffet/cabinet
Before and After of vintage wooden high chair
vintage country cabinet/shelf unit with heart doors transformed and updated – great for jewelry or lingerie
Before and after of wicker seat bar stool – I used Amy Howard lacquer spay for the wicker seat and chalk paint for the rest of the chair
Refurbishing a Quilt rack. Painted and distressed antique white and then clear and dark waxed it.
Before of nightstand
After of Nightstand – painted Sherwin Williams Essential Gray, clear waxed and then waxed with a little bit of black to give it that tinted black glaze effect
Room divider panels – refurbished to go in the men’s bathroom for privacy walls
Old desk refurbished for my granddaughter. The picture of the cat was from a card I had saved from my childhood. I used stencils to put on the alphabet, numbers and for the chevron design in the inside of the desk.
Before picture of nightstand
Here you can see the map decoupage and the map drawer knobs. This was before the antiquing glaze.
This shows the process of rubbing on the antiquing glaze.
The nightstand completed and in the shop
Before picture of antique chair
This shows some damage to one of the arms that had to be worked on.
The antique white and distressing really showed up the intricate designs.
The finished project. This is used as a photography prop for my daughter’s business. She loves it now!
One end of the vanity had a piece missing that my husband had to fix.
Picture of finished vanity
Before pics of antique full size bed
This is the back of the headboard. It was badly damaged and had to be sanded and scraped to get it smooth.
I love the flower border on the bottom of the footboard.
The bed was painted in two shades of gray.
A design was stenciled on the headboard.
The finished bed in my daughter’s home. She decided to buy it after she saw it in my shop. Look how well it matches her stenciled floor which I did a while back.
Before Pic of cupboard in Country Kitchen
After pic of cupboard – painted and distressed antique white
Before picture of table
before picture of one of the captain chairs
After picture of kitchen table and 4 chairs
Before and after pics of vintage telephone table.
before and after of Mersman Coffee table with removable glass tray
Before and after pics of round pedestal tile table. What a difference! It sold within a week.
Before pic of wall table
After pic of wall table
twin size bed made into bench
This is with the cushion and pillows. It didn’t stay in the shop for long.
Another bench made from a full size bed. The new parts added were stained to match and lots of coats of varnish were added to protect and bring out the beauty of the wood.
The finished bench with the cushions.
Before pic of cane back chair
After pic of cane back chair – painted two tone w/ blue and black and antiqued w/ black glaze. Has beautiful quilted look fabric.
Old door from our restaurant
I wanted to experiment with a streaking (dry brushing) kind of method.
This is a picture of the dark waxing. I first put on the clear wax.
I’m using the finished door in my shop to hang some of my handmade signs.
This is the before picture of the glass coffee table.
A piece of wood was inserted by my husband to make it into a shadow box table
I painted the table all one color – sea salt and then painted some parts grey.
Now it has been distressed. See some of the sea salt color showing through.
The finished piece: A wonderful shadow box table that you can display your favorite treasures. I’m going to use this in my workshop for a while.
before pic of vintage cabinet
After pic of vintage cabinet – I’m using this in my workshop to store paint and craft items. I painted it two shades of coral.
before pic of desk
after pic of desk – I painted it, distressed it lightly and then put polycrylic.
Collage of 4 refurbished chairs – Had to sand the bad areas and replace some screws, then painted, distressed, and clear waxed and reupholstered the cushions.
before pic of chair
Close up picture of chair before
close up pic of chair – These are going to be used for seating at our restaurant, Country Kitchen.
Chair on left has been painted antique red. Chair on right has been painted, distressed, clear waxed, and dark waxed.
Before and after of tall back chairs – did 3 of them – painted black and lightly distressed
Baby doll bed
Before and After End tables
Before: 1970’s coffee table
After: 1970’s coffee table
Before: Vintage Chair from Mexico
After: Vintage chair from Mexico
Before: vintage white chair
After: vintage chair painted green with bird fabric seat
Before: Display cabinet
After: Display Cabinet
Before: 1970’s end table with 2 drawers
After: 1970 end table painted and antique glazed
Before: Changing Table
After: Painted pink and distressed baby changing table
Before: Vintage Country Cabinet
After: Vintage Country Cabinet
Before: Victorian children’s pew
After: Victorian Children’s Pew
Before: Child’s Dresser
After: Child’s pink dresser – left the top original stain
Before and After of Antique White Queen Bed
French Chairs – Before and After
Before: Sewing table
AFTER sewing table
BEFORE rooster chair
AFTER rooster chair
BEFORE square end table
AFTER square end table
BEFORE radio/stereo cabinet
AFTER radio/stereo cabinet