Vintage Jacobean Dining Set

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This unbelievable Jacobean, oak dining table set had been my customer’s family for decades. It’s constructed of solid oak and meant to last several generations. But after my customer’s first unsuccessful try at staining it gray, she brought it to me and explained her vision. No more dark blue-gray. It needed to be a soft, warm, taupe-gray. so that it would blend in with her elegant dining room features. I ended up mixing a paint wash of the same paint color we used on the base, and used it to “stain” the table top. It was the perfect solution!
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Round Farm Table with Leaf

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This is a solid wood farm-style round table with beautifully detailed legs. With the leaf it seats 4 comfortable. With the leaf that transforms it into a 6-seater oval shaped table.
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Beach House Chic Dining Table

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This table was brought to me by a customer who owned a beach house rental. It wasn’t in the worst shape ever, but it needed a little sprucing up. The problem was, it had to be renter friendly since it was going to take a beating. She chose this warm, pale gray, which is PERFECT for a beach house rental, and then I distressed the edges just a bit. That way, if the renters started beating it up, no one would know!
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Whitewashed Cherry Table

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The only thing wrong with this table (if you don’t count the glitter glue and magic marker on the top), was the color. SO orangey-red! The cherry wood itself, with the noticeable grain, is absolutely gorgeous and I knew it would be a shame to cover it up if it wasn’t absolutely necessary. So that’s why I decided to strip it down to bare wood and give it a night, light, whitewashing. So Much Better!
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Rustic Nightstand

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I’ll be honest, this very rustic nightstand had some issues with it when I found it. The chalk paint finish on the legs felt, well…..chalky. The sides were starting to split a bit. And the top had some nail pops. In my world, none of those things are necessarily horrible. But there was definitely room for improvement!
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Chunky 70s End Table

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My customer asked that I update their 70s style end table with a satiny black finish. It had some cracks, and a crummy paint job, but nothing that wasn’t fixable.
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Small maple table

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Beautiful, simple, modern…..that’s what I see when I look at this rectangular maple table. I can picture it in a breakfast area, a craft room, a playroom (for homework!!), or even as a desk. My customer requested a pale gray paint (just a tiny hint of it), and a dark top. The results were incredible. I painted her chairs to match and then reupholstered the seat cushions with a classic stripe, gray & white fabric.  It’s the perfect size for her small breakfast area!

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Vintage Walnut 1-drawer End Table

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This solid walnut, vintage table was refinished in a bright white. The edges were given just a hint of distressing, to show off the corners and details, and we even kept the original pull because it was so cute. Just updated the color to an oil rubbed bronze.  Crazy, I know!

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Round Pottery Barn Coffee Table

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My customer brought me this gorgeous, glazed Pottery Barn table and asked for it to be painted white, and then distressed. This updated finish is much more shabby chic and will fit into almost any decor now.
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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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