My painting obsession began over the summer when my cousin told me I HAD to look into this new thing called "chalk paint". Intrigued, I went to my good friend Google and checked out what all the hype was about. Wow, these finished pieces looked amazing! We desperately needed a dining set (we had a gaping hole in what should have been our dining area), and I knew that refinishing an older set would be our best bet.
I spent hours and hours researching different methods, and trying to find the best deal on a good quality table. I stumbled upon this awesome find for only $150! This is a solid oak table made in Canada. I also found some awesome chairs circa 1930's to complete the set:
I absolutely fell in love with furniture painting after our set was done - we now had a gorgeous dining set that was solidly made and in the style I loved - and for CHEAP! I went on to purchase a buffet for $30 that I painted to match the table (see the Before and After section for photos).
After numerous compliments and encouragement from friends and family, I decided to try out painting some pieces to sell. I have been working hard at painting and designing unwanted pieces and I am now proud to offer a few of them for sale. I also have a number of great pieces "waiting in the wings" that I have yet to complete.
Please take a look at the "For Sale" items and let me know if you are interested in anything! Custom work also available.
Thanks for reading! More posts soon :)