Freshly Painted Buffet & Hutch

October 23rd, 2009

About a month ago, I scored a beautifully detailed buffet and hutch combination from the local thrift store.  I paid $100 for a solid wood gorgeous vintage piece with incredible detail.  The only problem?  It was blonde wood, and the stain had bleached out in certain spots.  In other areas, the finish was chipping, and the entire piece was in need of a little TLC. 

I worked in several stages with many layers of both oil based primer and paint.  It took me over a month to finally finish this project.  My friends, I’m pleased to show you my latest transformation:  this bright white and beautiful buffet and hutch.  I even painted the rear of the hutch my version of a watered down shade of ‘Tiffany Blue’ – the same color as the walls.

Hello gorgeous !   Welcome to the family.

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Calling All Guest Bloggers

October 22nd, 2009

Hi all !  Do you have a harvest or holiday craft or recipe you’d like to feature ?  Does your family have a special tradition you’d like to share?  Is there some decorating or seasonal project you’d like to showcase ?

The week of November 23rd (Thanksgiving Week) is Guest Blogger Week.  You don’t need to have a blog to participate.  All I will need is an article and a few good pictures.  Send me an email if you’d like to be a part of the week’s lineup.  I only have room for ten, so let me know soon.

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Cheers to all of you in this upcoming holiday season,