From drab 2 fab

I was a busy person this past weekend!  All of these pieces have made their way to Crossroads Corner Consignment store.









This smaller hutch was in dirty shape!  Tape marks all over both sides where it had been in storage, the glass was missing from the door, and part of the trim on door was broken and chipped.  I spent time sanding it, my hubby added the chicken wire to the door and she got beautiful coats of yellow paint.  This piece sold after being in our booth for just 1 day!!







I had two of these end tables and updated them to a nice white color – what a great addition to your living room these would be!












Hello dresser #1 – This piece is solid wood, has 5 drawers, with lots of space and needed just a bit of updating. We decided on a nice mossy green color, kept the original hardware, and it looks much more stately now!










And dresser #2 – This piece is solid maple and very heavy! It has 2 smaller drawers on top and 4 larger drawers below. All it needed was a good paint job and some new knobs. This pale gray update would look great in your bedroom!

Stop by our booth at Crossroads to check them out.  Have some furniture that you want updated?  Contact us and I can give you a quote on making your drab furniture into brand new pieces again for you!

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From drab 2 fab

We purchased this cubby with drawers on the longest yard sale this past summer.  Yes, it’s ugly!  🙂  But we turned it into a very cute piece by adding shelves on the top 3 rows and painting it all white.



Such a nice piece.  Solid wood – glass doors.  We painted this a pale gray.  This one sold at the Sweet Pickins Junktique Market this past Fall.






We updated this piece to a nice blue color with stained top.  I love it when a piece has all the original hardware.  This piece is currently available at Crossroads Corner Consignment shop.






SO CUTE!  I love how this old antique piece that was pretty worn got a new life with white paint. This piece is currently available at Crossroads also!















Wow, what a difference! We added chicken wire to the inside of the door and painted her red! This piece sold in just 3 days at Crossroads!









Look how beautiful!  Seriously this piece was in bad shape.  Very worn, scratched and in need of a lot of TLC. Original hardware – painted a light blue/gray.  She will be delivered to Crossroads today!

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From drab 2 fab

I thought I would share some of the furniture pieces I have worked on recently.  I really enjoy transforming old drab furniture to bright new pieces!  I also love the idea of someone furnishing their spaces with furniture I have refinished myself.

I got two of these dressers from a friend (Thanks Chris for donating these!), and I couldn’t wait to work on them.  We decided on a light gray color, with a touch of distressing.  I picked out two sets of handles/knobs for this dresser and returned them both.  I just couldn’t decide!  And let’s be honest, new handles/knobs are really expensive.  Plus I wanted a creative way to showcase these dressers.

I decided to search out my local Goodwill store and decided on fabric belts from the men’s section.  I cut these into sections and used screws, spacers and nuts to attach them.  I loved the look!


BEFORE                                                                                 AFTER










We got this hutch on our longest yardsale trip.  My husband couldn’t believe we were actually buying it!  I put several coats of white on it, distressed it and added cool, rustic handles.  This piece was a huge hit at the Sweet Pickins Junktique Market – it didn’t make it back home!

BEFORE                                                                                 AFTER










This dry sink wasn’t in bad shape, but I wanted to liven it up.  I decided on a rustic red, distressed and kept the original hardware to keep that old flair.

drysink_before drysink_after













The before picture isn’t of the dresser I refinished (I forgot to take a before shot), but it represents the shape this dresser was in before I started work on it.  It had been spray painted black, banged up pretty good, and had several splotches of white latex paint on it.  We had decided this piece was going to be unique.  Mustard was the choice for color! Erin added her amazing handwriting skill and I decided to add rope handles to complete this wonderful piece.











Do you have a piece of furniture that you would like changed into something fresh and new?  Let us know!  We can give you a quote.

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