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A New Bedroom Set for Eleanor

A New Bedroom Set for Eleanor

I received a message from Jocelyn a while back asking if I’d be interested in painting a bedroom set for her 5 year old niece, Eleanor. The furniture once belonged to Jocelyn when she was a little girl and she wanted to pass it along to Eleanor. The process of rejuvenating the furniture turned out to…Continue Reading

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Raspberry Lemon Sorbet Desk

Raspberry Lemon Sorbet Desk

I wouldn’t go so far as to say that I’m a pink girl, I’ve always kind of despised the color. The carnation pink kind of pink (as I sit here in my ~gifted~ pink robe many Christmases ago. It’s so cozy though…) I have however always been a huge fan of fuschia, coral, and this…Continue Reading

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The Mountain Dresser: Before + After

The Mountain Dresser: Before + After

This dresser and it’s upright match were really difficult for me to figure out. They are great dressers, solid wood, hefty and made by Harmony House, but there was something about the angled lines on the drawer faces, the knobs and pulls, and it’s boxiness that was really throwing me off. I attempted to paint the upright…Continue Reading

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Getting that Velvety Smooth Finish with Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint

Getting that Velvety Smooth Finish with Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint

I love painting with Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint. I have been using it for quite some time now and know when it’s best used on certain pieces vs using a chalk paint or latex paint or even another brand of milk paint. The truth is….I love many brands of paint and I choose the…Continue Reading

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Before+After//Tranquil Buffet

Before+After//Tranquil Buffet

I knew this buffet would spruce up! I just didn’t realize how well the pieces would come together…   We started with this:   Pretty plain and traditional. I wanted to see it become more glam and modern. I also knew that the drawer liners had to add something significant to the plan as well.…Continue Reading

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Roundup: Crushing on Painted Mid Century Modern Furniture

Roundup: Crushing on Painted Mid Century Modern Furniture

No surprise over here that I have a thing for Mid Century Modern furniture! If it’s in great shape, I love it as is, but if it’s worn down, missing chunks of wood, stained and just in bad shape then I love it painted! There are some seriously talented painters out there that I follow online…Continue Reading

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