2018 Portfolio

Second Chance Charms had a wonderful 2018 year! Refinishing a total of 78 pieces, fifteen of them were inventory selections and one donation piece! This year brought welcomed challenges and some old family heirlooms!

Thank you! Thank you!

There is no line between fine art and illustration; there is no high or low art; there is only art, and it comes in many forms.
James Gurney

Looking back on 2018 I was able to finish my Boutique Room project, I was featured in The Happy Home Newsletter as well as Featured in VoyagePhoenix! Last year my goal was Illustration. I didn’t get to do videos (camera shy) but I did try to show tutorials via photos on Behind the Scenes Furniture Group on Facebook. This year I want to Focus. I want to focus on myself, my family and how this passion makes me incredibly happy and humbled.

Thank you for being apart of my journey, supporting my business and allowing me to do what I love!

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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/01/12/1920s-library-card-catalog/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/01/24/antique-china-cabinet/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/01/25/kidkraft-retro-kitchen/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/01/30/french-provincial-end-table-2/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/02/01/vintage-new-century-sewing-machine-cabinet/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/02/02/heirloom-quality-coffee-table-by-weiman/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/02/06/antique-side-table/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/02/08/dresser-9/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/02/15/nightstands-6/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/02/22/buffet-4/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/02/23/baby-gates/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/03/01/piano/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/03/22/french-provincial-lingerie-chest/
secondchancecharms.com/2018/03/27/farmhouse-table-and-bench/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/04/30/dining-chair/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/05/02/serpentine-dresser/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/05/16/dining-table-11/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/05/17/trunk-2/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/05/21/dining-table-and-chairs-2/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/06/08/retro-nightstand/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/06/11/tv-entertainment-center-2/

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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/07/09/baby-crib/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/07/11/retro-dresser-and-nightstand/
https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/07/16/antique-cabinet/
https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/08/14/sideboard/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/08/18/double-pedestal-desk/
https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/09/01/farmhouse-coffee-table-2/
https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/09/03/kidney-shaped-desk/
https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/09/05/ornate-buffet-and-mirror/
https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/09/12/mixed-matched-coffee-table-and-end-table/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/09/13/mirror-2/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/09/17/dresser-10/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/09/28/cottage-chic-bedroom-set/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/10/04/2-drawer-accent-leg-chest/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/10/08/rustic-wooden-desk/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/10/05/lift-top-coffee-table/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/10/10/tv-entertainment-unit-3/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/10/24/french-provincial-bedroom-set/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/10/26/display-cabinet/
https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/11/02/small-display-cabinet/
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https://secondchancecharms.com/2018/11/03/french-provincial-hutch-2/

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Thank you for looking!

xoxox- Becca

2017 Portfolio2016 Portfolio2015 Portfolio2014 Portfolio

The Happy Home Newsletter

Oh my goodness!!! Look what came in the mail! I have been featured in The Happy Home, 2018 May newsletter by The Brill Team!

If you are in the market to sell or buy a home, give this wonderful team a call! I have known Nate for a long time and have full faith he will do right by your family! Thank you Nate for the love and kind words in your newsletter!

Navy Armoire

Simple doesn’t mean easy! A sleek solid finish for this transformation! (I find that it is hard to photograph dark blues, or maybe its my camera phone.) Nonetheless, this piece turned out great! A dark navy color matched to a shelf my client provided. New gold dipped white feather pulls are absolutely lovely!

Navy End Table

This wonderful gal is up for sale! Click on over to Shop Selections to view details.

Refinished in a Navy blue and original hardware updated in gold for a nice pop! The body and top have been distressed in the natural wear and tear areas. This piece has a small crack and chip. This is the first piece where I left her as is, instead of fixing and covering her stories, I chose to leave them hoping that someone will love it as much as I do!

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2016 Portfolio

Second Chance Charms completed one hundred and fifty-four pieces of furniture and charms for the year 2016, both custom projects for clients and inventory selections that were sold! MEEEP!

Thank you. Thank you! 

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong

Looking back at my 2015 Portfolio confidence was my 2016 goal for SC Charms as well as in my personal life. Too many days are wasted comparing ourselves to others and wishing to be something we aren’t. I grew as a women through God, my family and my clients this year.  Everybody has their own strengths and weaknesses. When you finally accept everything you are, and aren’t, you will truly succeed.

I can look back on 2016 with pride, honor and happiness. SC Charms was  Featured in Phoenix Magazine as well as Featured in The Chippy Barn Instagram Inspiration Guide. I completed goals that I had planned for myself, such as focusing some of my energies on my blog/ website. Sharing tutorials and How-To’s…. okay, I only did a few, but that’s a start! Trying new techniques like dry brushing and acid washing a mirror. But more importantly, I had courage, integrity and confidence in all that I did. I didn’t waver. I didn’t hesitate. I inhale confidence. I exhale doubt.

So what’s next for SC Charms, you ask?

Inspire.

My goal this next year is to inspire creativity. There are many ideas surfacing for 2017. New plans being created that I am so very fortunate to be apart of. I am looking forward to a very exciting 2017!

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Thank you!

❤ Rebecca

French Provincial Chest of Drawers 

My client picked up a french provincial bedroom set and wanted an updated look. Clean and classic. Starting her bedroom transformation with the tall boy, refinished in a solid look using Sherwin-Williams Extra White. Original hardware revamped in gold.