Pedestal Pub Table

Love the mixture of both metal and wood on this pedestal pub table! My client is renovating her kitchen and wanted to restore her breakfast nook table to complement her new cabinets.

Before, the wood table top was stained with a red undertone. After years of use, and with the help of newly kitchen cabinets installation to knotty alder, my client wanted to change her pedestal pub table to a warm brown stain for contrast.

Refinished in Minwax Specail Walnut was the perfect stain for this project!

Before

Todd Reifers Signature Workstation

It’s not a secret that my mother is an artist specialising in oil painting on canvas. You can read all about my amazing mother on my blog post: Maureen.

A while back my mother had bought a Todd Reifers Signature Workstation for her Art Room. So when Maureen came to me and said she needs her station to have her daughter’s Second Chance Charms artistic touch, I was ecstatic! She is such an inspiration!

My mother basically gave me free range and I quote “Two toned, maybe a beige and white, and definitely glazed. Surprise me I know I will love it!”… I wanted to see a heavy glaze on her piece, especially with the doors and those pop outs. I used Sherwin-Williams Portico for the base. Glazed the body in both Van Dyke Brown and Turkish Coffee. Keeping some areas highlighted in Portico for that pop of contrast. Revamped all the knobs, metal signature plate, metal on the leather strap and casters in Oil Rubbed Bronze. The before picture really illustrates the difference between the Before and After reveal! “Even castles in the sky can do with a fresh coat of paint”- Haruki Murakami

Before: