I decided to start at the top and work my way up. Sometimes things don’t work that way. Let me explain: I decided to make beautiful furniture that I spent a lot of time on and wanted good money for. … Continue reading
So I was driving down the road when I spotted a telephone table on the side of the road, I seem to do that a lot. As I recall I already had a piece of furniture in the car, my … Continue reading
So I am driving down the road on the way to a goodbye party and my cute little dress and sweater on the side of the road I spy a large table. I drive by considering it looks heavy, I’m … Continue reading
How to make a beat up coffee table into an Elegant Beauty. My neighbors were moving and this coffee table was one of the last things left in their house. They were generous enough to offer me several things they … Continue reading
Ok, I was bad, yet again I forgot to take before pictures of the piece I was working on. My friend gave me this beautiful mirror, it started off life being white. In this case I didn’t rescue some ugly thing , … Continue reading
How do you dress up Unfinished Framed? Stencils of course! So I came across these awesome picture frames in Michaels and I knew immediately I wanted to stencil them. I bought a big pile . I tore myself away from Stenciling my table I wanted a … Continue reading
Well It was really had to tear myself away from my Indian Inlay stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils but I couldn’t wait to try my free bird stencil. When I ordered my initial Stencil they made a note I would be receiving a free stencil. I didn’t get it, but… they send it right out too me. I opened my package and I had the cutest bird stencil. When I went to throw out the envelope I saw there were actually 4 bird stencils. Yeah four birds! I later found out that instead of the one $4.95 stencil which is the normal gift with purchase. They sent me the complete bird $14.95 bird set. Thank You!
I wanted to try using glue instead of paint to stencil. I glued together some leftover boards I had around and got to the stencil. I used very little water.
I love the result. It’s subtle and makes the piece look like its been around forever. I think I makes some signs using this technique. I should have taken more pictures but sometimes you want to get right to it.
After my epic first stencil project, The Table I was ready for a more manageable project. I was at the Thrift store and saw a table that was the perfect size $5.99. It was made out of some mystery material but at $5.99 you … Continue reading
The Table The Table The Table. Well it all started with a picture that I saw in Oprah magazine of an accent table, it was incredible beautiful. I thought I can do that. So without knowing anything about it, typical for me, … Continue reading