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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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Graphite Accent Tables

Right now I am working on a HUGE project for a new client.  I’m painting his entire dining room set which includes a 2 piece hutch, 6 chairs and a massive harvest table.  It’s a big job on a normal…

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Another Hall Tree!

I snagged this hall tree off kijiji months ago… Oh man, I can remember what a pain it was.  The guy and I were going back and forth on a price for at least 20 emails.  Finally we settled, and…

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White Washing with Chalk Paint

I picked up this coffee table at one of my favourite furniture markets last year.  It’s a heavy, solid piece and I only paid $4 bucks!!!  Originally, I was going to turn it into a clock, but I’ve been searching…

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Too Much Honey Oak

Sorry I haven’t blogged in so long Peeps.  I’ve been quite sick with the flu which put all my work behind 2 weeks.  Plus, I have been finishing up a few small pieces that aren’t worth blogging about. Now, that…

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