Traditional Hutch Turns Modern

I’m currently lying on my couch after throwing my back out yesterday. Darn you, weak body. Yesterday marked the true end of the busiest summer of my life, and I’m so glad to be resting, even if it is my body that is making me. I just can’t imagine why my body doesn’t like to run 12 miles, hang dry wall, paint, clean, and move furniture in a day… weird.  Continue reading “Traditional Hutch Turns Modern”

A Week of End Tables

Last week was literally the week of end tables. I started on three at the same time, so it made for a bit of a mess in my garage! Lots of knobs and drawers scattered about -which made unloading groceries an extra-exciting obstacle course. All three tables were custom jobs for clients and I’m super happy with the way they turned out.

These first two are for the same home. Though different in design and style, I used General Finishes Antique White on both just in case the client wanted them in the same room. Check it out! Continue reading “A Week of End Tables”

Repurposed Vintage Dresser

One lazy Saturday afternoon Dean and I were hanging out around the house. I can’t have nothing to do for too long, so I asked him if he wanted to go “treasure” hunting at our local Goodwill.

We jumped in the car and then drifted apart once we were in the store. I don’t know why but Dean and I can NEVER stay in the same area while we shop “together”. I think it’s because I look at things in a quick and timely manner -always knowing what I want, while he slowly peruses the aisles, looking for a broken electronic device he can fix or a dusty and faded philosophical book. -Our brains are VERY different.

He caught me examining this beat-up, broken dresser. The drawers were cracked, broken, and stuck. The back was weak and brittle from water damaged. I stood there for a bit, trying to analyze the damage and dream up a vision for what this could become. Continue reading “Repurposed Vintage Dresser”