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Archive for the Painting Category

Dorothy’s chalk painted dresser and side table

Dorothy’s chalk painted dresser and side table

As some of you know I have a wonderful workshop, especially built for my creative adventures,  but I have to share my shop these days with a new “temporary” guest: Oh, I know, he looks adorable and he IS adorable.   You see those healthy teeth?  He loves […]

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Painting my front door

Painting my front door

Summer is in full swing here in Northern Virginia and while I am trying to relax and stay cool, I did manage to celebrate my birthday this month and do a bit of painting and crochet. Yes, a new birthday..I think friends and family know me very […]

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White dresser with fabric covered drawer fronts

White dresser with fabric covered drawer fronts

  Finally I am ready to show you my summer painting project.  I have been so busy with my needle arts during the winter and spring months, but I am eager to start some painting projects. I purchased this little dresser at Goodwill.   I fell in […]

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Painted French Provincial bed frame

Lately I have been so busy with my fiber arts, lots of knitting and crochet,  it is about time for a fun  furniture re-do.  More than 2 years ago I purchased two Drexel French Provincial twin beds.   With the original finish almost gone, I decided to […]

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Hanging knitting needle container

Since I have limited space in my cozy Stone House, I have to be creative and hang things on the wall.   For a while I was on the lookout for a hanging storage cubby for my knitting needles, and I found this one at my local Goodwill […]

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Vanity stool in cool mint green

Once and a while I have to go on the look-out for a particular piece of furniture, and vanity chairs or vanity stools are definitely on the “most wanted” list.  Not always you will find both vanity table and chair at a thrift shop of yard sale, […]

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White hand painted china cabinet

Did you ever try to match your favorite china dishes with a cabinet?  No, of course not.  That would be silly, right?  But what if you really love a specific china dish pattern?  And you want the perfect place to display them? Let me explain:  I started […]

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White and more white paint choices

Originally I wrote this blog post in July 2013.    Last month I had the same dilemma: what “white” paint should I choose?Here is my post: I have been looking at white paints lately and I am more confused than ever.  Well, there is one thing to […]

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Console side table with painted top

A long time ago we purchased this console side table in Fredericksburg, Virginia and we used it on and off as a side table in our home.  As you can see, a real practical piece of furniture. This table was manufactured by Extensole.  The Extensole Corp. from […]

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Workspace for refinishing furniture

Finally an update about my new workspace.  For a very long time I was not able to do my furniture refinishing (no workplace) but that has changed.  Right now I do have a small and ideal workspace for refinishing and painting wood furniture.  This place is new, […]

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