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How To Bring the Glamour with a Glitter Tabletop

I am so excited this month to be part of the group at The Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest! This month’s contest is Showstopping TOPS with ETI Envirotex. ETI Envirotex has provided me with product compensation in order to complete my themed project. ETI Envirotex will also provide the prize package for the contest winner. As… Continue reading How To Bring the Glamour with a Glitter Tabletop

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How to Update Furniture with Custom Colour

Furniture is surprisingly more sentimental than we often expect. In a world where we buy a lot of particle-board filled, disposable furniture, we can tend to forget that furniture can carry so much sentiment.It is part of why I love the most about refinishing older furniture. I have pieces that had stayed in families for… Continue reading How to Update Furniture with Custom Colour

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A Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table

I am really starting to love mid-century modern furniture. Before, I was all French curves and farmhouse chic. Don’t get me wrong – I still LOVE those things. It’s just that lately, I’m loving things a little more Don Draper and a little less Marie Antoinette. Yeah, they both had huge egos and some serious… Continue reading A Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table

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A Patriotic Ironing Board – Oh Canada!

I have been trucking this ironing board around with me for years.  I got it at an auction with my fantastic friend Robin. We LOVE auctions and have found many a treasure at them. Notable auction moments: 1. The muddiest auction ever, aka a good excuse to wear our rain boots. Also the auction where… Continue reading A Patriotic Ironing Board – Oh Canada!

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Practicing New Techniques for Painting and Waxing

Ok, every DIY blogger loves a major flip with an awe inspiring reveal. The dark dresser become farmhouse chic, the dated kitchen gets a gorgeous new window. But sometimes, I like to get a small project done. It doesn’t take forever, and it allows me to practice new techniques. These wall hanging were that classic… Continue reading Practicing New Techniques for Painting and Waxing

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Lighten Up: Transforming Dark Furniture 

From Dark and Dramatic to Bright and Barnwood!*This post was sponsored by Country Chic Paint, and a blog post is also on their website featuring this project. Although they sent me the product, all opinions are 100% my own.* I love a major transformation! When my friend sent me this picture of the dresser she… Continue reading Lighten Up: Transforming Dark Furniture