Here’s the piece I started with for this charcoal sideboard project. This thrift store find was definitely in need of a transformation! The wood was worn and marked up, and it was missing a handle. Nothing a lot of wood filler and a little color and pattern can’t fix! If you want to see me … Read more
Category: Buffets and China Cabinets
Buffets and china cabinets are the sweethearts of a furniture artist’s stash. They provide that big flat surface for artistic vision, and really showcase colors, textures and sheens beautifully.
If you have a built-in bookshelf or china cabinet in your home that is an eyesore, you can paint built in shelves. It’s easier than you think, and it will give you so much joy. Pick a favorite color, and an embellishment (decoupage paper, decor transfer, stencil, etc.) you love. You can do this! Here … Read more
This “Field of Flowers” transfer is new from Dixie Belle, and it really took this piece from plain to beautiful! I found this buffet on Facebook Marketplace for $30 and dirty as could be. The whole design of this piece was based around the transfer. I pulled the paint colors directly from it, and also … Read more
As you may know, I recently painted my kitchen cabinets in Driftwood gray. I love them! I haven’t shared much of the project yet because we still have a few projects pending. The space you see to the left of the upper china cabinet used to have a bank of cabinets that came out over … Read more
My son Jack recently acquired his FIFTH fish tank, and they all live in his bedroom. The most recent one is the largest, and he asked for a cabinet with rusty looking paint to put it on. I found this beautiful solid old piece on FB Marketplace. It’s a TV cabinet from when TV’s were … Read more
This chalk paint buffet makeover came together quickly and easily, and the end result is a show stopper! When I purchased this buffet, I can’t say gray even entered my mind. But when Rene came to purchase the French Linen night stands from me a couple weeks ago, she mentioned she needed a buffet. I … Read more