I started out milk painting and waxing furniture after finding Miss Mustard Seed online a few years ago and actually have followed her ever since. Looking at her old blog, she apparently started blogging in 2009. I never knew that. I started reading her blog on a search for painted furniture around 2014. I had this… Read More TO MILK PAINT OR NOT TO….THAT’S THE QUESTION
We made this table 6 ft dining table with bench a while ago. I have loved watching the new blog for General Finishes…some beautiful wood furniture on there. We used their stain on this table…I think that is why it looks so rich It has a real deep rich walnut finish and I just love… Read More Love the Finish
Deciding to paint the upstairs of the Condo AND the ceilings has been one of the most work intensive projects and frustrating to date. I suppose getting it all done at once now seems worth it but the process took two weeks of total disarray. But now to the good part! The condo was originally… Read More The PAINTING IS DONE!
TREADLE SEWING MACHINE DRAWERS This is our last treadle sewing machine drawer set. I think it is perfect for a Krubs coffee pod holder…but you may have a slew of other uses.This two drawer set is made of tiger oak with a very rich veneer. We added crystal pulls and it really makes a gorgeous… Read More OUR LAST TWO DRAWER BOX
In Great Britain and Ireland they have named their pubs many different names and types of names. Wikipedia lists a plethora of names and headings for pubs- names for animals, royalty, animals. etc. Also in Great Britain and Ireland, many pubs have tables made from a cast iron base in black and an oak top… Read More THE BELL AND LAMP …sounds like a pub but its a table
Last year I decided not to sell our condo…long story but decision made. Instead we decided to upgrade- put in 1. carpets and 2. new kitchen appliances and 3. granite counters. Now we are painting……as expert decor person would see ,I made the classic redo mistake and did everything backwards! And now the fun begins…… Read More HOME SWEEET HOME REDO CONT
You just never know….some times a disaster turns into something good. As you know, John has been making furniture for a few years, while most of our sales have been on ETSY , we have had our furniture in local shops. Our last experience did not bode well. We had a big blow up with… Read More THE BEFORE OR AFTER? WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Newly revamped tables for offer. Both made of solid oak and set into vintage treadle sewing machines. First is a 30 inch tall side table with a three drawer top cabinet and center drawer- chrome pulls. Table has been hand stained with dark brown mission oak stain and the black and gold Singer cast iron… Read More NEW TABLES – what style are they ?