A Lovely Dresser in Old White

A friend actually spotted this dresser for me and sent me a picture to see if I was interested. Well, of course I was. She had no trouble seeing that is was JUST my style. She was curvy and tall and had a beautiful mirror that just drew me in. Of course I wanted to buy her and remake her. She had great bones and natural beauty so her makeover was pretty easy. I wanted to keep her look light … [Read more...]

Gorgeous Dresser in Trophy Milk Paint

When I first spotted this piece for sale on a Facebook sale site, I was smitten. How sweet is this antique dresser with that amazing mirror and great detail on the drawer fronts? Sigh. I needed to make this sweet girl over. The hardware was all original, too. I was taken. I was fortunate enough to buy her...there is such competition for good pieces in my neck of the woods. It is like … [Read more...]

Gorgeous Antique China Cabinet

I saw this very pretty cabinet posted for sale.  I always loved these Depression-era china cabinets, but had never painted one. Hard to believe but it is true! I loved the dark wood and the fret work on the inside of the door really caught my eye. I decided to go for it. I loved the size...it was a nice size and not too hulking huge. Perfect! I chose to paint in neutral colors. I figured … [Read more...]

Chaming Cottage Dresser Makeover

  I scored this super cute dresser last week...I didn't share a picture of the mirror, but the mirror that came with it was awesome, too. I call that a win-win. I wanted to go somewhat neutral so she could be used in almost any bedroom...I painted her up in Annie Sloan's Old White and added some Annie Sloan French Linen to accent the details. I adore her new charming cottage … [Read more...]

Charming Antique Amoire Transformation

She was pretty when  got her...but she needed SOMETHING. Just something. To make her stand out a bit...make her even more special. To enhance her natural beauty... I think I figured out just what she needed...  I painted her in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Old White... Distressed her, sealed her in Annie Sloan Clear Wax and then added some stinkin' adorable pink cast iron knobs from Hobby … [Read more...]

Adorable End Tables

You guys are going to adore these perfectly sweet little end tables I found the other day. Aren't these the cutest things you ever did see?!?! Did you gasp a little? I did the second I saw them. They were right up my alley. Yup. I was thrilled to find them to redo and knew they would be perfect pieces for the shop. I originally planned to paint these in Annie Sloan's Old White which I … [Read more...]

Charming Antique Armoire Makeover

 This armoire stole my heart the second I laid eyes on it! It is just so darling! Sweet and just the right size...I was excited to transform her. I chose to use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint on her - Old White on the exterior and Duck Egg on the interior.  I also added some paisley stenciling on the inside of the drawers just for fun. I wanted to add some adorable knobs too and I found these cuties … [Read more...]

Antique Secretary Desk Transformation: Inspiring Ingrid

     I picked up a sweet antique secretary desk about 3 months ago ... I saw the potential immediately.  I apologize for no before pic...I had one, but it seems to not want to load tonight for some strange reason.  Picture a cute, but drab antique desk in need of some sprucing up.I decided to go neutral and painted her in Annie Sloan's Old White chalk paint.  I also paired up a cute chair and … [Read more...]