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New Finds and More Fun!

Fun news.. I have been invited to showcase some of my Divinely Refined furnishings in a local shop.  Yay!  How fun is that!  More details will be shared on this topic in a later post.  However, I had a problem! I was out of furniture!  Well, let me clarify.  I have many pieces in my … Continue reading

New cute nightstand

Ok, quick little post..this was a hand-me-down that was a dark speckled 1970s finish. (ICK) A bit of paint and wax and viola! I also poly’ed the top in a satin finish for extra protection, because those coasters don’t always get used around here. Originally I painted the top yellow and layered with the sandy … Continue reading

Lasting Impression table

This table was given to me by my Mom. And I am 96% sure it was my Grandmother Florene’s before it was hers.   Mom, if your reading this and I am wrong about that, feel free to correct me in the comments, or you can just leave me in my ignorance is bliss state. … Continue reading

Maple Chest Reveal!

Its finally done. I’ve worked on this piece a little at a time. And when I say little, I mean I would go sand or paint in 20 minute increments all winter, because this Texas girl can’t handle a 30 degree garage! I originally found this piece on a local yard sale website and really … Continue reading

Humbled and overwhelmed….

I posted last week about my new project with chalk paint.  Well,  I did run into a bit of a problem….FLAKING PAINT!  Talk about NOT supposed to happen!!  The entire point of chalk paint is that it bonds to anything, right? (By the way, I do intend to lightly distress this piece but understand the … Continue reading

Lessons in Painting… blah.

So, guess what. When painting furniture you just can’t skimp on paint quality. I was at Wal-Mart and thought, well for the convenience, I’ll just get my white paint from here. I mean its plain white paint right? Can’t screw that up…or can you? Oh Yes! Plain ole white paint CAN be messed with. I … Continue reading

Hello world!

So, I’ve done this before and well, it didn’t exactly work out, mainly because of time. So what makes me think I can do this blog?  I have no logical answer for that. But for whatever reason, this is something I think I should to do. I fully maintain all rights to retract that statement … Continue reading