Oval Rustic Coffee Table

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This table was brought to me by a customer who wanted to update it from cream, to black. The finish was extremely rough and you could see lots of brush strokes. I stripped off 3 layers of paint and smoothed out the surface as much as possible, then coated it with a warm black paint. A little distressing along the edges helped give it that rustic, lived in look. I left a little bit of the old paint underneath so that it would show through on the distressed edges. Very shabby chic!
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Pine End Table

This item has been sold IMG_8047This little beauty didn’t need much.  It’s solid wood, and very sturdy.  But the orange stain really needed to go.  I updated it with a bright white (Benjamin Moore’s Chantilly Lace), highlighted the details with gray glaze, and then lightly distressed the edges.  Now you don’t have to worry so much when your 4 year runs his toys into it over and over again.  He’ll be adding to the patina!
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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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Antique mahogany drop leaf table

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This cute little side table was screaming out for a modern update. The old look was right at home in your grandparent’s house. But the new, lighter color scheme will look perfect in any modern home. I added a pale taupe paint and whitewashed. The drawer pull was updated with glossy jet black paint.
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Set of 3 vintage cherry upholstered chairs

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Set of 3 vintage cherry dining chairs with upholstered seats. All of these solid wood chairs are in great condition, structurally. A little paint, some new fabric, and they’ll be good as new!
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Elegant Cherry Dining Table

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So simple yet so pretty.  This delicate looking, cherry dining table received a rich, chocolatey stain on the top, and a fresh cream colored paint on the skirt and base.  And these funky 70s cane back chairs got an identical paint job to match!  Now they’re a match made in heaven!
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60″ Round Oak Pedestal Table

This item has been sold 60inchRoundOaktableThis table is enormous. It’s the perfect size for a dining room and would fit at least 6 people. And because it’s round it’ll be easier for your guests to maneuver around, especially in smaller rooms. It’s solid oak, with a funky pedestal, and brass details on the feet.
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Pine Country Table w/Drawer

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This country pine kitchen table, from Southern Furniture, was updated with some canvas colored paint, a tiny bit of distressing, and a really cute, vintage looking knob on the drawer.  I painted  these chairs the same color, and they make the perfect set for your kitchen or breakfast nook!

This table has a handy little drawer in one end. It’s the perfect place to stash your napkins so that they’re within reach, but out of sight.
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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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