Hand Painted Distressed Chair with New Decorative Upholstery Fabric UP-Do Project

With the completion of hand painting, distressing, and waxing the fabulous carved wooden arm chair it was time to choose fabric for the seat cushion. The antique chair had a basic linen fabric on it that was showing signs of wearing. I wanted to keep the fresh feel of the newly distressed painted look and […]

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Antique Carved Wooden Chair From England Up-Do by Hand Painting, Distressing, Waxing, and Decorative Fabric

This fantastic carved wooden arm chair find was to be the beginning of unique and individual chairs for our dining room table. On an early March afternoon, my daughter and I went to one of our favorite antique malls especially to look for chairs.  We found this beauty early on in our shopping and with […]

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My Incredible Craigslist Carved Wooden Chair Find for My Recently Hand Painted Distressed Farm Table

I was in the process of up-doing my oak farm table when I began searching Craigslist for dining chairs.  Let me first tell you that my neighbor and I went to a local furniture store and searched their large floor rooms with my shared concept of dining room chairs in our minds.  To our disappointment, […]

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Hand Painted Distressed Farm Table Using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Old White Cottage Chic

       We live in Texas and the month is August so I decided to work on my project indoors.  I laid wide thick mil plastic under my table as I was going to be painting and sanding indoors.  At the Whimsey shop where I purchase my Annie Sloan chalk paint the woman told […]

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Hand Painting Personal Furniture Pieces To Transform A Living Space While Keeping The Stories and Expecting More To Unfold

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