White Typography Dresser

I love French typography.  I would do it on every piece, if I had the time.  The other day Mark and I placed some absentee bids at an auction in Flamborough.  To our great delight, the morning of the auction a great snow storm hit.  We got a ton of pieces for a song.  They are all in the garage, calling out to me, begging to be finished.

Homestead House Midnight Blue

 I got this lovely little hutch in Brantford.  It had been passed down in the family for 2 generations, and it had been originally purchased at an auction.  I haven't tried Midnight Blue yet, so I thought I'd give it a whirl.

Soldier Blue Buffet

 My husband is still laid-off, which has given me complete project freedom.  I do so love working on projects.  He loves helping me with them.  For each piece, I have the vision on my mind, and we worked together until it all comes together.

Gatineau Hutch

One of the fun things about being a retailer for milk paint is experimenting with the different colours.  Gatineau was a colour I've never tried before, but I'm so thankful I gave it a whirl.  It may make an appearance more often.

Retro Waterfall Dresser

 The other night Mark and I went to an auction.  Auctions use to be awesome.  I was able to score such good deals.  This night, I came home with one lousy dresser.  Just one.  The furniture was going for way too much!  I was wondering why, when a guy leaned over and said, "Wouldn't that piece look great with some chalk paint on it?"  Turns out there's a crowd of store owners who have discovered auctions.  Boo.

White Corner Hutch

A little while ago, I did a white corner hutch that I landed up keeping.  I found this little corner hutch, and decided to refinish it in a similar style.

Raw Silk Antique Hutch

 This was yesterday's project.  This beautiful buffet & hutch comes in two pieces, and is quite a unique piece.  I love it because it's on casters.  How easy it is to roll it into another spot in the room, or to clean underneath it.

Homestead Blue Buffet & Hutch

 I knew January would be a busy year.  After we were done our kitchen, I got right back to work with furniture.  This was the first piece of the new year.  I scored this massive piece off Kijiji, for just $50.  These big pieces are more work, but they can be found for a song.

Our Kitchen

 It's done.  It's finally, finally done.  After two full weeks of plowing through heavy renovations, we finished our beautiful kitchen.  I'm excited to share the final results with you all!

Our Kitchen Reno, so-far

Most people ring in the new year at a party.  Surrounded by their loved ones and a glass of wine.  Watching the ball drop.  How did I spend New Year's Eve?  With suds up to my elbows as I washed away layers of renovation dust off of every single dish I own.