If you saw part #1 of our clients vintage farmhouse dining chairs ... Here's Part #2 the dining table! To recap... this is a beautiful dining room set that once belonged to their grandmother! They have used the set for many years but now their in the process of renovating their home and no longer suits their newly renovated home. Which is why they contacted us to give their treasures a Superior Makeover and refinish their furniture! This set has a lot of sentimental value! :)Please note: All finishes and colours are chosen 100% from our clients to suit their style and home.
We found a great Ikea dining table in the discount section of the store and ended up paying only $50.00 for it. Since we eat all of our meals in the dining room, it started showing some wear after a few years when the finish started to break down. That propelled me to do a little hack by painting and staining it to give it a fresh and updated farmhouse look.
My cure for the holiday blues !!! .... Thanksgiving was over, and Christmas was rapidly approaching... I just had my NJ family here in Florida, and felt so deflated, knowing I would spend Christmas without them. My cure ?.....Unicorn SPiT and an original idea !!! Hope you all like it ! True ART THERAPY !We want to help you DIY, so some of the materials in this post are linked to sellers. Just so you know, Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.
I loved everything about this buffet. Great lines, GREAT storage, but just wanted to give it a new life. I used Annie Sloan Emperor Silk paint, clear coat of wax, with a dark coat of was to antique and give it a richer hue.
Do you have an old table in your house that could use an update? I had a table stashed in my basement that either needed a makeover or it needed to GO....so I gave it an easy, budget friendly farmhouse transformation.
Bought this old belling piano for $120.00 for the sole purpose of making a Bar/drinks cabinet. But most say from the start, this project is not for the person looking for a quick project. There is a lot of work involved and took months to complete. But on the positive note the results were stunning.
A client dropped off a pair of lovely Henredon tables that she had purchased on Craigslist. She wanted them done in a french look and I decided on a blue with gold accents. The finish complements the style of the tables and enhances their beauty.
I'm swallowing my pride here and letting you in on a very dirty little secret. Ok, it's not really THAT serious, but it's definitely an hot mess that I'm not proud of, especially being a painter. Hometalkers, meet my kitchen table...Yup, this sad surface is where we eat our meals. Between our little one practicing how to write her name on the table, some random oil stain that ate through the factory finish (and one of the littles so lovingly scraped off) and paint flecks from using the table as my work space, it was a hot dang mess! Add to that the horrifying state of the chairs (I'll save your eyes from having to see the before of those!) and all the junk that seemed to accumulate on the cushions despite cleaning them on a daily basis, I wanted to toss the set... seriously. I was just so disgusted.
Check out these 1980 era Thonet chairs I scored on Craig's List for $10 each! Of course they need some love, but the potential was there! They were in great shape physically, but the chairs were certainly dated and the lady's husband I bought them from was so glad to see them go! I wonder how'd he'd like them now?
Hello there! I have a quick before and after for you today. I picked up this sideboard at an antique store and couldn't wait to get started on it. It happens to be my very favorite brand of furniture - Berkey and Gay. Their pieces are extremely detailed, well made, wood throughout and will last for many years to come.
This dining set was bought by my parents in the 60's and given to me about 15 years ago. I have always disliked the dark brown but didn't know what to do with it until I discovered chalk paint.
You'll never look another garage sale or thrift store the same again. See this dramatic upcycle makeover of an old thrift store dress and frumpy old folding chair turn into a golden seat.
I love being creative and am always lured by the process of completely transforming an unwanted furniture piece into one that will be coveted! This buffet was structurally sound, heavy, sturdy and interesting but it needed so much love. This piece got a complete makeover, including the hardware.
I had been searching for the perfect dining table for quite a bit of time. I needed one that was large enough to fit six chairs, small enough to fit in the little eat-in kitchen area, and one that could be expanded (into the hallway, I might add) when guests came over. Oh, and of course, I didn't want to spend a lot of money. I couldn't believe it when I saw it, but I found this solid vintage dining table, with two removable leaves, for $37! The price didn't quite start off here, but in the end, that's how much it cost. If you click on the link at the bottom of this post, you can read about that whole bargain-shopping story.
I started with this great dining table. I bought it at a thrift store for $34.99, I had such great plans for her. Such beautiful legs and in great shape. I was so excited to get it loaded and home. My mind was thinking all the way home. White base with a black stained top.. Oo.. No!! Black base with a warm dark walnut stained top.. Wait!!! Deep dark cranberry base antiqued with a walnut stained top.. I'm sure y'all know what I'm talking about..
This bath remodel came out better than we ever dreamed. From the sky light to the heated stone floor, from the re-purposed vanity to the paint finishes, this was a dream come true.
This is one of my favorite transformations. I was inspired by the hutch built by The Handmade Home for Ana White's The Handbuilt Home. I had to find a piece in which I could paint this fun color and use the planked wood as a back drop. You can read the story behind her in my blog. ;)
Such a cute little tea cart, but it had seen better days. I knew just what it needed to give it a new life! There were TONS listed for sale on craigslist that just sat there unloved that looked just like this. No one is buying them in their original state and no one wants to keep them in their original state. If you don't like painted wood, there are a ton of others out there for you to buy and love, but it won't be this one! Besides, after the previous owner trying to sell this for 6 months with no luck, it sold within three hours when I was done!