All Posts from ‘Recreated Deisgns’

two retro nightstand painted with Annie Sloan chalk paint in Arles
My computer broke this week and I feel absolutely lost without it!  Since I am unable to work on new posts right now, I thought I would re-share one of my favourite projects from 2015. Are you ever drawn to things that you wouldn’t normally be? I find that more and more lately I...

a three tiered candle holder
Candles add such a beautifully soft light source to any room that long after they stopped being a necessity, they are still present in most homes.  There is nothing like sitting by the glow of a candle and the sweet shadows it creates.  Whether inside during the cold nights of winter or outside in...

an antique Chifferobe
I know I say this a lot… but I am in love with yet another piece of furniture.  This antique armoire or Chifferobe is a turn-of-the-century piece that is well constructed and has many beautiful features.  Despite the fact that it was not in the best condition and has had some parts that were...

an antique telephone chair before being recreated
I found this little telephone chair at the Salvation Army Store one day and it was in such bad shape they couldn’t even sell it so they gave it to me for $3.00! The picture does not do it’s shabbiness justice but the paint was all peeling and chipped, the seat was stained and...

Silver Leaf Rub n Buff
A lot of times when I am recreating a piece of furniture I love the original hardware that comes with the piece.  More often than not though, the hardware is in pretty bad shape and is usually the wrong colour.  Not too long ago I discovered a product called Rub ‘n Buff and have...