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Beautiful Blue Dresser

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Just wanted to share some pictures of this gorgeous blue 9-drawer distressed dresser we recently worked on for the cover of our upcoming book. This dresser needed some work when we got it so we completed the repairs, and used the lines and design work to play two colors off of each other.  We used a light blue chalk paint as the main color and completed the accent trim in a whitish/blue chalk paint, then distressed the finish, antiqued it using MinWax Golden Oak stain and finished it with MinWax furniture paste. We share all of our techniques in the upcoming book so stay tuned for more...

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Handmade Brick Bookcase

Posted in Accent Pieces, Bedroom Furniture, Blog, Featured, Living Room, Office, Portfolio

Just wanted to share this little brick bookcase that we put together one afternoon last week while looking for a solution to our ever-growing book collection. We have been needing some more book space, and after seeing this post on Pinterest we decided this was it.  We did it a little different than in the link but the inspiration was well absorbed.   We actually made two of them.  Total cost $40.00.  If you can get the bricks free then you can get out for much less. There’s perhaps not enough to it to do a tutorial, but we are going to put a short one together anyway to show you how...

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Old Distressed Ladder

Posted in Accent Pieces, Bath, Bedroom Furniture, Featured, Kitchen, Living Room, Portfolio

Just wanted to share a few shots of this old ladder we distressed and antiqued for a friend recently.   Our friend cut off half of the ladder and got us to put this really nice distressed finish on it.  We used white and beige with some dry brushed hints of dark gray for contrast, then antiqued the finish. He gave it to his wife for their anniversary this year to use to hang towels or quilts.  A beautiful distressed ladder.   The possibilities of using this to accent your home are nearly endless.   You might also like this website on DIY and...

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Distressed Gray Nightstand

Posted in Accent Pieces, Bedroom Furniture, End Tables, Featured, Portfolio

Angie and I (well mostly Angie on this one) has been working away revamping our entire bedroom into a distressed furniture masterpiece. We have previously shared the vanity, oval mirror and one nightstand.  Well here is how the other distressed nightstand turned out. We’re keeping with the “confederate” gray and dry brushing with some darker gray tones and distressing down to a darker undercoat. We’ve been very happy with the results so let us know what YOU think and as always please share on your social sites. Thanks as always for coming by. Angie and...

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Night Stand

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Here is another recent piece.  This was a basic blonde stained night stand.  We used the vaseline and chalk paint method and also applied 3 colors instead of 2.  We used a base coat of Coalmine black, topped with a basic white and top coat of a blue from Olympic called “Denim” Let us know what you think.  Hope you like...

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Cute Children’s Table and Chairs

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Here’s a cute little piece we just did for our son’s room.  It was a small table and chairs set that needed a little life. Insert chalk paint and distressing! Here are the before and after photos. What do you think?...

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