I love this little folding chair! Even more so the story behind it. My client was out walking her pup and noticed a neighbor throwing this chair out into the trash. She stopped him and ask if she could have it. He replied with “it’s broken, are you sure?”…
“I have a girl who can fix it!” She tells him.
So here we are, fixed his leg and replaced the screws. Refinished him using Sherwin-Williams Black Fox and lightly distressing him. Added a new print fabric that my client picked out. She gave this fellow a second chance, literally saving him from the trash!
Ended October with painted goodness! Which one is your favorite piece? If you missed out on any of these debuts, you can always click over and read all about them! Three custom pieces and a bedroom set from inventory that sold within an hour of posting on Facebook!
There is a number of reasons why I love refinishing and restoring family heirlooms, hand-me-down furniture and grandpa’s builds. One reason, these pieces have significant meaning to my clients. Memories of the family get togethers around a dining table, a daughter inheriting her beloved mothers bedroom set after passing or simply a piece that someone in the family built by hand. You entrust me with these special pieces and I am absoutley honor to give them a Second Chance!
I have done a bedroom set for this client a couple years back and she finally got her hands on her aunts TV entertainment unit and wanted a fresh look.
This huge massive Tv Entertainment Unit has a top as well that I couldn’t put up by myself, nor place this entire four piece set in my staging area for a true picture. Nonetheless, I am completely over the moon with how she turned out!
Refinished in multiple different coats of Sher-Wood Dark Oak and a custom Grey stain. We added black rustic metal half moon pulls for an updated look, taking off glass doors and bottom doors for a more modern open concept.
One more piece to go to complete my client’s master bedroom set she inherited from her mother and father.
Refinished in a solid look using Sherwin-Williams Black Bean. The top of the unit as well as the top of the middle section (even though it’s one solid piece) are stained in Armoire Hickory. Original hardware cleaned up. Stay tuned in for the matching mirror.
I’m super excited to share this piece! My friend got this antique record stereo cabinet from a family member and has plans on fixing up the insides and making it work! Until then she wanted the outside refinished and looking chic in her space.
Refinished in Sherwin-Williams Snowbound and distressed for a perfect shabby chic feel. Original knobs cleaned.
I have been wanting to do this dip look for quiet sometime! My client wanted gray and gold with a white glaze. We picked the color Sherwin-Williams Network Gray and Pure Gold. Revamped the original hardware in Pure Gold and glazed in white. Swoon!!
If you were at Costco in Arrowhead today, August 24th, 2016 around 11 am, and heard a loud scream followed with a sobbing ugly crying sound by a girl in tears… well, that was me.
After completing my shopping with little man in tow, I thought to myself, “I should check to see if the September 2016 issue of Phoenix Magazine is out yet”. Now see, I have been keeping a secret from you all. A personal reporter, Leah, contacted me back in July stating she just enjoyed my work and wanted to interview me for her magazine piece about Statement Pieces for the September issue. Of course, I was thrilled!!
So here I stood, about five feet from the magazine rack by the front of the check out area. Skimming the covers. I see “Phoenix 50 years Mag” September issue, my heart fell in my stomach. I open it… looking at each page carefully. Finally…. page 55… there it was. Beautiful. I screamed with excitement! I cried for joy. The little lady next to me, wide eyed- mouth opened says “what in the world!?” I point at my page….. “That’s me!”with tears streaking my face, it was all I could say!!
I am still shaking. Giddy. Smiling…. Completely over the moon!! I want to give a special thanks to my client, Amanda, for allowing me to give her garage sale find a Second Chance. After all, its her piece that caught the eye of Phoenix Mag!!!
You can read about the turquoise sofa table’s debut here: Turquoise Sofa Table.
I found this fellow and his sister together! I still have her over in In the Studio ready to be customized. I refinished this wonderful chest of drawers in Sherwin-Williams Sand Beach and glaze him in brown. Updated the hardware in bronze. Measurements are 37.5″ long x 51.5″ tall x 20.5″ deep. 5 drawers. This piece has some fantastic subtle details. Dovetailed joints. Cute simple feet. All one solid piece. He is up for sale!!! Click on over to Shop Selections to see pricing and to contact me if interested!