Ever take on a project and you feel like your client has more faith in you, then you do towards your own limits? Talk about stress. I KNEW I could, it was just… NEW territory. Which is scary, nervracking and completely intimidating.
My client has an old gorgeous dining set that was past down from her mother. I saw the potential, don’t get me wrong! But the question for me was, “how in the hell am I going to do this?”.
She gave me one of her chairs and said, I want to see what you can do. This transformation is by far one of my favorites. Perhaps its because I literally shed tears, blood and sweat working on it. The reward was greatly satisfying.
My clients chair had the wicker back which completely dated it. However, her bones were glorious!
I first started out by removing the wicker from the backing. We didn’t want it, we wanted a cushion to replace that area. I sanded it back and cut out wood that would replace this area.
Primed, painted and glazed. I could do this in my sleep. It wasn’t until the reupholstering and the ‘How’ of it all that had me questioning my abilities.
Next, I added batting on the back (where your back will relax at). I pulled the fabric over and started stapling like a crazy women. Finalizing the edge with cord gives a professional appearance.
Refinished in Sherwin-Williams Software and Glazed in Cyberspace. Matching the buffet I recently finished. My client picked out a cream and grey damask fabric from Joanns. A dark grey cord to match and to finish her off!
Family heirlooms are my favorite! My client was ready to make her mothers drop leaf server into something beautiful that would match her style. She has a kitchen table, chairs, hutch to match and we started with the buffet first!
Refinished in Sherwin-Williams Software and glazed in Cyberspace. The top is stained using Wood Classics Weathered Teak. We added new hardware that my client purchased, Crystal Knobs matched with silver plates. Ohhh la la!!!
Looking for a dining room buffet or a tv unit? Look no more, I have the perfect piece for you!
“Looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them” – L. M. Montgomery. This gorgeous buffet is refinished in Sherwin-Williams Useful Grey. Glazed in Dovetail (Dark Grey) to pop out all the nooks and crannies! Look at this gals body!! I’m in love with the sleek design! I added these four round knobs and revamped them in white and glazed them in Dovetail Grey.
How adorable is this custom antique side table? Irish I had one! (Haha, enjoy my humor!). Refinished in a custom color that I blended using two different greens and a brown creating a gorgeous forest green. Glazed the base in brown. Stained the top in Sherwood Chestnut. Handpainted clovers and flowers by Maureen Flanigan.
Where do I start with this one!? At my clients color consultation she shared with me the interior decorations that were on order for her living room. Shades of blues, greys and browns. From a new couch, pillow shams, rugs and more, I recommended using Sherwin-Williams Tin Lizzie, a soft grey with a blue huge. Glazed in a dark grey using Rock Bottom which also has a complement huge to Tin Lizzie. I picked up these Nickel Celtic knobs from Hobby Lobby that caught my clients eye. Staining the top in Minwax Special Walnut completes his look! Not only is this handsome fellow large but super heavy with 6 large drawers inside the four cathedral like doors. Totally in love with him!
Using a color match with my clients exsiting dresser we are turning the remaining pieces of her bedroom set to match. This color is similar to Sherwin-Williams Black Fox, but a shade lighter. Glazing in white for an added glam effect! Stay tuned in for the matching nightstands.
Loving these five recent pieces! Three of them went into a client’s master bedroom. One is a dresser for another clients’ daughter’s bedroom and the hutch is mine! With our recent home renovation I am redoing my furniture pieces, as well as yours! I will start to show you a few of my pieces as we go, keep an eye out!
Nightstands refinished to match my clients bedframe, click here to see bedframe and her inspirational photo: King Bedframe!
Dressers and armoire are next! Nightstands are refinished in Sherwin-Williams Dovetail Gray and pop outs in Reposed Gray. Glazed in Black Fox. Added new hardware from Hobby Lobby and revamped them in Nickel and black glaze for a glamorous spark!