masterbath clawfoot tub

Hey friends!  Did you have a good weekend?  I was busy painting and waxing kitchen cabinet doors and the weekend flew by too fast.  I’m super thrilled to be going and installing the doors back on today.  This kitchen is getting some great updates.  I can’t wait to share all the after photos with you!!!… Read the rest of the story »

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Painted Cabinet Tutorials

by Beth on July 17, 2014

Painting Kitchen Cabinets with Annie Sloan the Reveal

Hey everyone, how are you?  I’m blazing through summer over here. Project after project.  I think we’ve made more changes around the farm this summer than ever before!  It’s so much fun…..not sure hubby will say he’s “having fun” until all the projects are completed but he’s still smiling while checking off our to-do list… Read the rest of the story »

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How to turn a crib into a bench

Hey everyone!  What’s up?  Are you having a busy summer?  I know I sure am.  We’ve tackled lots of projects around the farm this summer.  It’s hard to believe my kids will be starting school soon.  Do you get excited or sad when it’s time for your kids to go back to school?  For me… Read the rest of the story »

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A Visit with Two Purple Couches

by Beth on July 8, 2014

Book Worm

Hello Farm Fresh Vintage Finds fans! I’m Emily, I blog over at Two Purple Couches and I’m super excited to meet you all today! Beth and I met over Instagram photos before last year’s Haven Conference, and when I finally bumped into her during a session, it was like bumping into an old friend! And… Read the rest of the story »

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A Visit with Petticoat Junktion

by Beth on June 24, 2014

Beth and Kathy at Haven 2013 in Atlanta

Hi everyone!  Today I want to introduce you to my sweet friend Kathy of Petticoat Junktion.  Kathy has an eye for “junk” like you wouldn’t believe and can turn seeminly useless things into works of art.  I’m so blessed to know her and call her friend and I hope you guys will enjoy her blog… Read the rest of the story »

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Before and After Shakers

Here’s proof, if you were debating, that I’ll paint just about anything….today I’m gonna show you how to chalk paint salt and pepper shakers!  I bought this set of shakers at a yard sale.  I was super excited when I found them because the ones I’ve seen in retail stores can be nutty expensive.  And… Read the rest of the story »

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Oak Table Preview_1

In yesterday’s post I showed you how I refinished an oak table.  Today I’m going to show you how to update boring oak chairs. This is how the chairs looked when I started.  Pretty but not what my client wanted for her space.  They had peeling poly like the table so they all got a light sanding… Read the rest of the story »

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How to Update a Boring Oak Table

by Beth on June 20, 2014

Table After_0

***Be sure and check out THIS POST to see the matching chairs*** I’ve shown you how to update a boring oak table before in this post.  Today I’m going to share LOTS of pictures of how I updated a beautiful oak claw foot table.  Painting and refinishing a table is a simple and affordable way… Read the rest of the story »

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Chest Minwax 14

If you’ve been following this series, How to Strip and Refinish Furniture  here, here and here then you’ve hopefully learned how to apply stripper, remove the goo from the stripper, clean your wood and sand it smooth.  Today we’re going to continue to talk about preparing your wood for stain and the staining and sealing… Read the rest of the story »

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Before and After Country Grey Chest

Hello everyone and happy Friday!  Today I wanna share a chest painted in Annie Sloan Country Grey with you.  I bought it and several other pieces from a friend.  Honestly when I got it I wasn’t sure I could do anything with it.  It was just not my style but I figured I’d give it… Read the rest of the story »

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