Tag: white

Curvy Coffee Table

Bombe is the French word for curvy, so I guess you could say this coffee table is bombe.  I was careful not to write “da bomb” because that was popular when I was a teen, and it’s so NOT popular now.  Now, all the cool teenagers simply say something is “bomb”.  Having proven how uncool […]


Vintage Dining Set Refresh

Dining sets may be the death of me one day! I am optimistic by nature, so as soon as I finish one, I get amnesia about what a struggle the table was.  Something about that big expansive flat surface, it just isn’t easy to get a uniform look.  And if anyone thinks it is, please […]

Dining Tables

End Table Intervention and How You Can Achieve a Farmhouse Look Too

end table after

Hi Friends!  This dark end table was surely headed for the trash heap. If you like a good before and after, you have landed in the right place today!   I didn’t get a picture of the cracked marble top, but you can imagine it wasn’t very attractive or functional.  I think that’s where most people would decide […]


Antique Dresser Refresh

antique dresser after

Hi Friends!  Today I’ve got a really satisfying project for you.  My sister-in-law was getting rid of this 3-drawer dresser, and asked me to come pick it up.  It was in really great structural shape, just a bit worn out.  Age and patina are good in my book, but this was not in a good […]

Dressers Buffets and China Cabinets

MCM Dresser Gets a Fresh Modern Update with Paint

This dresser belongs to my client, Theresa.  I have to admit, I don’t really get the hype around MCM (mid-century modern) furniture.  This incorporates furniture manufactured between 1945 and the mid-1970’s.  Maybe it reminds me of my childhood, not in a good way, like avocado-colored appliances and linoleum floors.  But I know a lot of […]