How to Flip Furniture Like A Pro (Buffet Makeover) Part 1

Furniture Makeover

Today’s post is all about maximizing on your furniture makeover sales. If you are going to do this for a living, then a good lesson to learn is to not let yourself get sentimental about your finds and think how to best maximize your earnings, while keeping in mind (and this one is important) how to fit your new found pieces in today’s lifestyles and habits. Think about who your potential customer is. Usually splitting up a set or recycling…

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FARMHOUSE CONSOLE TABLE MAKEOVER & HORSE SILHOUETTE WALL ART DIY

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Hello friends, I hope you are all enjoying this holiday season and not getting too stressed out trying to accomplish the impossible.  Sound familiar? Today I am sharing a quick console table makeover and how to DIY a horse silhouette planked wall art.  Let’s start with the console table……. Console Table Makeover: This console table was actually a curb-side find.  I acquired it this summer when new neighbours were moving in and they tossed this table to the curb.  The…

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DIY VINTAGE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS

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If you want to give your Christmas tree a touch of homemade, then there is nothing better than making your own Christmas tree ornaments, especially vintage looking ones in soft metallic colors.  I was in a mood to do some Christmas crafts and I am so thrilled with how these ornaments turned out.       Fusion Mineral Paint came out with three new metallics, Rose Gold, Champagne Gold and Vintage Gold.  The three colors look so pretty together that I…

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The Victorian Dresser & How To Clean Brass Hardware

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I shared a beautiful Fall Victorian bed on my last post.  I promised I would share the matching Victorian dresser for the set and so, here it is.  I’m also sharing in this post how to clean dull brass hardware without any effort.  When I came across this set, I fell in love with that oversized mirror and all the beautiful carvings.       If you want to see the matching bed makeover, you can read all about it…

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The Victorian Fall Bed

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Well just like that, Fall is here.  I hope you are enjoying this season.  Today I am sharing a beautiful bed makeover styled in a Fall theme.         This bed is over 100 years old and it has a beautiful high back that was just the perfect spot to hang a Fall wreath.         I recently received some products from Dixie Belle Paint Company to try.  Since this bed is for resale, I went…

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Trending Dark Moody Colors And Dresser Makeover

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With Fall just around the corner, I decided to explore dark moody colors.  It’s a trend that started a little over a year ago and the trend definitely seems to be continuing.  I am seeing it everywhere.  Moody blues, greys and teals.  We first started seeing this trend on upholstered furniture and kitchen cabinets, but I’m continuing to see these moody colors often used tone-on-tone or playing off natural hues (one way that I am warming up to).  Have you…

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WHITE-WASHING AN EMPIRE DRESSER WITH STAIN & FINISHING OIL

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WHITE-WASHING AN EMPIRE DRESSER WITH STAIN & FINISHING OIL

I love white-washed furniture.  For those of you who have been following me for a while, you may remember that I did a few posts on white-washing furniture.   Since they continue to be very popular, I decided to try a different technique of white-washing on this antique Empire Dresser.     It dates from the late 1800’s to early 1900’s and is made of solid Ash Wood.  I did not want to take away form the integrity of this…

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Blue And White China Cabinet Makeover: Keep It Simple

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BLUE AND WHITE CHINA CABINET MAKEOVER: KEEP IT SIMPLE

Hello Friends, After a very long blog break I’m happy to be posting posting again.  I took a few weeks off to host family visiting overseas and after they left, other priorities took over and well, sometimes you just need to step back and re-evaluate.  I don’t have all the answers, but I feel some changes are needed as to the direction of this blog, my career, etc. I have not painted any new pieces for a while but as…

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