Rock Maple Captain’s Chairs

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This was a major score. A set of 2 captain’s chairs in super heavy rock maple. Overall they’re in great shape. A few scratches and nicks….the downside was really the fabric. The foam beneath the fabric felt hard and crumbly to the touch. And when I finally removed the 2 layers of hideous fabric I discovered that the foam had completely disintegrated and turned to sand. Blech!
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MCM Lane End Table/Nightstand

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I was a bit saddened to find that someone had painted this elegant little vintage Mid-Century Modern (MCM) end table. Which, coming from someone who paints everything, is HUGE! Such beautiful walnut (I’m assuming) all covered up with a horrible, cut rate paint job. According to the serial number, this piece dates to 1962. So, with a bit of elbow grease, I was able to strip off all the ivory paint so you could once again see the beautiful grain. Some gray stain modernized the piece and gave it more off an industrial/rustic edge. But you know I can’t leave well enough alone right? So I added a subtle sheen of metallic paint in the form of a stencil around the top edges. A little bit more gray stain on top of the paint and it softened the edges a bit more.
The bottom was painted in a beautiful seafoam blue. It’s soft enough that it could read as a neutral, or use it as a pop of color in your room.  A tiny bit of distressing was added to the edges just to give it a bit more dimension and texture.
What’s even better about this piece you ask? If you position it the wide way, it would make a fantastic night stand. Position it the narrower way and it’s an end table. I can totally see this sitting next to a bed! That bottom shelf is just calling out for a basket to hold all your stuff!
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Vintage walnut accent chair

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This chair was a Goodwill score, which for me at least, are very few and far between. Most of the (very limited) furniture selections at all of the Goodwill stores in my NC area are junk. Lots of pressed wood, laminate furniture, or upholstered pieces that have seen their better days. But this time I found this great, solid wood accent chair. I can picture it nestled next to a foyer table in an entry way, as a great place to sit and put your shoes on. Or maybe sitting in the corner of your dining room, for when you need a little extra seating.  Then there’s always the old stand by – using it as a desk chair.  I painted the chair a neutral sand color, and then distressed the edges just a bit to give it some dimension.  The fabric is burlap-colored (but soft!), with teal blue design.
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Bombay Foyer Table

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I’m in love with this little entry foyer table, with it’s rope legs, and pineapple details. I chose Teal Lake for it, after using this color on a recent Custom Order and loving it!  I knew that some mocha glaze layered on top would really make the details stand out.  This would be perfect in your entry foyer, in a hallway or maybe even a nightstand in your guest bedroom.
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Scandinavian Ottoman/Bench

This item has been sold OttomanBenchIsn’t this table unbelievable? I’m so in love with it. The awesome details (like the fluted legs), the size….and now it can be used as either an ottoman/coffee table, OR an upholstered bench.  Wouldn’t this be great at the end of your bed?!  The table was painted white and then antiqued with a gray glaze
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Semi-circle Entry Table

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This solid cherry table was unfortunately given a few (too many) coats of glossy black paint. I smoothed out all the brush strokes, stripped all the paint off the top, gave the top a rustic driftwood colored stain, and updated the base with a beautiful sea foam blue color.  The pull was updated with stainless steel colored paint.

It’ll be perfect for an entry foyer, a nightstand, or even as a TV stand.  Can’t you just picture this in your beach house?!
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Pine Farmhouse Coffee Table

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Simple farmhouse style coffee table. Solid pine. This one just screamed to be painted and distressed!  I gave it a few coats of a creamy antique white, called Casa Blanca, from Sherwin Williams, and then distressed the edges just a little.  It also got a thin pinstripe of glaze right in the groove on the top edge.  So cute!
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Maple nightstand

This item has been sold MapleNightstandI really wish you could see the pretty color of this solid maple nightstand.  It’s a super soft blueish-green, but the addition of the mocha glaze makes it look a little white in the pics.  I distressed the edges, just lightly, wear you would normally get a little wear n’ tear over the years.  And the whole piece was waxed, to give it a nice soft sheen.  New pulls and knobs brings the style into the new millennium!
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Large nightstand / Small dresser

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When I saw this dresser I knew it would make the perfect nightstand. The trend right now is to use small dressers as nightstands, and to mix them with other small tables. To go for the mismatched look. This small dresser would be a perfect fit in a bedroom that’s going for this look!

I chose a really soft, pale grayish blue, and gave it some very light distressing. It was finished off with 2 coats of wax which gives it a soft sheen. Not only is the piece great for a master bedroom, but it would also work as a dresser in a child or baby’s room. Or maybe you want to live on the edge and use it as a sideboard in your dining room. So many possibilities!
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1980s Brass Lamps – Set of 2

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I definitely don’t miss 80s styles, but I do miss the quality of some home decor items – like these (formerly) brassy lamps.  They’re super solid (won’t tip!), and made to last.  And now, with a new modern paint job, they’ll fit right into your 2015 decor.  I think I’m having a flashback…..I can see some version of these in every one of my friends’ houses growing up!
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