26 Oct A Portfolio of My First Year ~ Which one is your favorite?
It’s hard to believe that just last year I joined this venture of refurbishing furniture. Since I practically work around the clock, I seldom look back on all the things I’ve painted.
I finally took the time to do that and I can only give thanks to God, because there is no way I could have accomplished any of this on my own.
It rained, no it POURED all day long. We didn’t enjoy being ankle deep in water, but you came and you purchased half our furniture and gave us such rave reviews that three weeks later, we moved into a space at
Another gal was interested in my cedar chest but the rain was too much. She planned to stop by when the rain let up but it never did. She ended up tracking me down the following week and drove back up from Chicago to buy it.
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I replicated a Venetian bronze finish on this candelier
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We have been blessed from the start as this dresser sold the day we moved into Not So Shabby
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I love to combine paint and stain on a piece
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While I was painting the highboy
My Sister painted this Charming Little Dresser
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This buffet table was a real labor of or should I say anxiety. The process of learning how to add the legs was taught by a true craftsman but the hours and hours we spent on the phone and emails trying to work through the problems we had with the dark wax was a nightmare.
Transforming this Sideboard Table was a Chore
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This is one of my favorite dressers to date
See the transformation here
I developed a love of layering paint transforming this
Lady’s Dressing Vanity
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There have been lots of different tables
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found a new home on Long Island, New York
One of a Kind Antique Buffet
Primitive Table with Drawer
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Antique Dresser Re-Design
Primitive Desk / Table
Vintage Solid Wood Door from old blg. in Kalamazoo, MI
A beautiful piece of walnut was unveiled when I refinished this antique parlor table. For more photos and information on this piece, click here.
Empire Chest of Drawers in Old White
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Gentleman’s Chest – Commissioned Piece
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Shizzle Design has moved to Holland, Michigan
Not So Shabby has relocated from downtown, Zeeland, Michigan to 2975 West Shore Drive, Holland, MI 49424.
but of all the furniture I’ve posted about, one story continues to rank higher than EVERYTHING else put together; it is the post I wrote about a chair I made in memory of our dear little Sydney Grace who we lost in May 2011.
a hui hou!!
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