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Emperor’s Silk Buffet

I bought this stunning buffet from The Painted Bench eons ago and had planned to paint it Arles Yellow.  I had it in my dining room for months, and just couldn’t get the guts to actually paint it yellow.  So, I…

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Kid’s Bathroom Reno & Design Board

Renovation on the kids bath is completely under way!  It’s so exciting to finally get these bathrooms done!  I can’t believe we’ve been in this house for almost 2 years.  Time has flown by.  Usually my entire house is done…

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Rocking Chairs in Old White

I had a wonderful new client drop off this rocker a couple of weeks ago.  I must admit that when I saw it had a cane back and seat I was instantly stressed.  Cane takes forever to paint!!! But, the…

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Coffee Table Before & After

Here is a quick before & after… AFTER! I gave this piece a few repairs and painted it in Annie Sloan’s Old White.  Turned out gorgeous.  I recently sold it to a lady who then commissioned me to do a…

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Design Boards

One of my favourite things to do after the monkeys go to bed is to create design boards.  I have a zillion for my own home, so I love when I get to do some for other homes.  It’s a…

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Painted Hutch Before & After

Rememeber the guy that bought my black accent tables???  (blog post found here)  I just finished up his first piece – the hutch.  It used to be that forest green stain that was only popular in the early 90s, but…

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Huge Trend!!

I can’t believe what a trend painted furniture has become.  I was in Home Sense last night and was overwhelmed at the amount of painted pieces they had.  And even more overwhelmed at the prices!!!  They charge a fortune for…

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