Chalk painting, Antique Buffet Restoration

Chalk painting, Antique Buffet Restoration

I love chalk painting furniture, and I love a good before and after! This one is probably one of my favorites. I came across this antique buffet, which had obviously seen better days, but I knew it still had potential! I had been looking for a piece like this for sometime, and it was cheap [...]

Chalk paint makeover

Chalk paint makeover

I came across an oak table for sale for $20.  Someone had spray painted the top of it black.  The table was very solid, and excellent size for a small dining space. I knew instantly it would be perfect for a chalk paint makeover! I brought it home and got out my sander.  Yes, it [...]

Farmhouse table

Farmhouse table

I knew I wanted an old farmhouse table.  I also knew Iwanted the one that was in the smokehouse at my Grandmother's.  For anyone who may not know, a smokehouse was where meat was hung or placed on shelves to cure.  There hasn't been meat curing in it for sometime, but for my family, that [...]

Open Farmhouse Shelves

Open Farmhouse Shelves

The idea of open shelving was something that I loved, and was frightened of!  I was picturing a full wall, floor to ceiling shelving.  I loved the idea of all the storage I could have without making the space feel smaller.  I was frightened by the worry of whether I could keep the shelves looking [...]