Custom Order Dining Set

michelle table 2- ec

I found this gorgeous antique pedestal table in my travels. I really didn't WANT to do a dining set, but how could I turn this beauty down? I really LOVED it. It was a special piece that I had to have! So....the consideration for the next steps on it began...find four chairs? Or redo and sell as it? I don't do full dining sets often as I simply don't have the space in my tight two car garage … [Read more...]

Custom Order Dining Set: A True Labor of LOVE

Custom table 1 - EC

I have painted other pieces for a sweet gal I know named Erin. She has been very nice to work with so when she came me seeking out a dining set to have redone for her small dining room, I was happy to help her. She knew she wanted a pedestal table to help save room, but she was unsure where to look. I began to search Craigslist and other sale sites for a table for her and I was pretty excited … [Read more...]

Ginormous Project Reveal: Minty Dining Table Set

minty table first!

Whew. This project was a biggie. Four chairs to prime, paint and reupholster and a table to boot. I had to muster up the motivation to get going on this one. I confess sometimes that doesn't come easy. It took a year. Yikes. I am thrilled she is finally finished. I feel quite accomplished I must say. There is something to be said about that feeling you get when you are able to start … [Read more...]

Beauty and The Beast


Megan and I took on a huge makeover for the Blessed Nest the other month.  We scored a very cool table from someone on Craigslist - it was a fabulous find and we were doing the happy dance.  However, once the project began, we ran into several issues.  The project turned out to be a beast.  My vision for the table involved painting the bottom and refinishing the top.  Well, I put all my muscle … [Read more...]