Before & After

Before + After

Before + After

Meet Anne our featured DIY Before + After today! I live in Alexandria and enjoy refinishing furniture especially chairs — … continue reading

Before + After

Before + After

Meet Nancy + Daria our featured Before + After blog post today! Tell us a little bit about yourself: My … continue reading

Before + After

Before + After

Meet Maria! Our featured Before + After reader today! I’m a relatively new DIYer, started a couple of years ago … continue reading

The French Dovetail

The French Dovetail

Today I had a few pieces delivered for my vintage furniture Designer Collection tonight and two of the items are vintage … continue reading

Design Trend: Painted Floors

Design Trend: Painted Floors

A big trend we are seeing right now is painting your floors.  This is definitely an inexpensive was to transform … continue reading

Pioneer Wood

Pioneer Wood

Heather our craft-o-maniac played with our new product Pioneer Wood on this table.  I am always on the hunt for … continue reading

The Male Perspective

The Male Perspective

About a month or so ago I was in the shop over the weekend bringing in some new furniture and … continue reading

New DIY Product!

New DIY Product!

We just started carrying a new DIY product call Pioneer Wood in the shop! This product is great for those … continue reading

Vintage Window Ideas

Vintage Window Ideas

I just hit the jack pot on vintage windows!  There are so many fun things you can do with these … continue reading

Community Center Transformation

Community Center Transformation

Annie Sloan is doing a wonderful community outreach program called “Made It Our Own” where they are transforming local community … continue reading

Tutorial: Wash + White Wax

Tutorial: Wash + White Wax

I found this wonderful painter from across the pond that has this lovely you tube video on painting with Chalk … continue reading

Coffee table makeover!

Coffee table makeover!

Our before + after this week is from Kathy!  She is a stay at home mom of 6, yes I … continue reading

Tutorial: Dark Wax as a Stain

Tutorial: Dark Wax as a Stain

I just love watching Annie Sloan paint and use her other products.  I am sharing with you a 2 part … continue reading

Before + After Lamp

Before + After Lamp

Today’s Before + After is from Tarah Lynn in Northern Minnesota. A little bit about Tarah in her words  “I’m from … continue reading

Before + After

Before + After

I love these before and afters from Denis & Martine Chercuitte.  They love the thrill of the hunt and shared a … continue reading

Chalk Paint+Wax on Cribs

Chalk Paint+Wax on Cribs

I get asked a lot if it is safe to use the paint and wax on baby cribs.  First of … continue reading

Old becomes new again

Old becomes new again

One of my design clients recently sent me this picture of a fabulous buffet that she is breathing new life … continue reading

Before + After

Before + After

Today we have a fun before + after from Christina at the shop.  Here is her road side fine. Thanks … continue reading