Monday, August 15, 2016

My Summer Mantle Looks




I like using fresh flowers on my mantle and so my mantle look changes often-some might say I have "mantle problem"  ha ha 



























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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wordless Wednesday-My Instagram ( My home and projects)














Happy Wednesday! 
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Saturday, August 6, 2016

White Farm Dresser


I have had a hard time finding old dressers lately, but I did find this great grungy old one a few weeks back.  

Before:
I love the look and the details, but every drawer needed to be fixed and the the top was a disaster! 

I stripped the top and sanded it down.  


I purposely left bits of paint and I love all the scrapes and gouges.  I sealed it with Linseed oil and left it like this.  

After a quick clean, I painted the base of the dresser with home-made chalk paint in Garlic Clove by Benjamin Moore. 

I love the slated sides!  Swoon! 


After the paint dried,  I scraped the edges for a worn, chippy finish and sealed the dresser with AS clear wax.  


The final touch was adding old porcelain knobs. 



I love the wooden castors! 



This is a great keyhole detail!  






From Drab to Fab! 

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