Archive of ‘Furniture Redo’ category

French Provincial Dresser Makeover: Beast to Beauty

Furniture is already overflowing from my garage and storage unit, but I couldn’t resist buying just one more piece when I saw this yellow French Provincial dresser aka “Beast” on Facebook a few weeks ago…  but I finished it quickly, so that’s good, right?  😉 It’s almost as tall as me. There was a big chunk […] Read more…

Have you gone ugly-furniture-blind? + Fresh Vintage Dresser

You’ve probably seen this commercial:  The family is sitting around in the kitchen and no one seems to notice the nasty odor coming from the nearby garbage can/dumpster…  or the woman who’s driving her fuzzy dog-car through town and all everyone else can smell is major pet odor.  Then a voice asks “Have you gone noseblind?” Over time, […] Read more…

How to Reupholster a Dining Chair + Straying from your “usual” type of project

My favorite pieces to paint are vintage and antique furniture.  The details, scrolls, and craftsmanship are almost unmatched in modern day pieces.  There’s just something so satisfying about taking a neglected dresser, table, or chair that was loved decades ago and transforming it into a beautiful, usable piece again. Can I get an amen? But […] Read more…

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