Orange Buffet – A Second Makeover

In case you haven’t noticed, I just took a long break from working and blogging. It started around Christmas with a one-week trip to St. Louis, followed by three weeks back home with my mom and nephew visiting from Brazil. It was time to celebrate, eat good food, be out and about and enjoy family […]

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How I Painted my Bathroom Cabinets (with video tutorial)

Hello friends, I’ve been procrastinating on writing this post for over a year! For some reason, I didn’t have all pictures and information saved in a single place,  so I knew it would take a lot of time and effort to do put everything together. The holiday break and freezing temperatures outside gave me the […]

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Watercolor Inspired Nightstand Makeover

Hello friends! If you are familiar with my furniture work, you know that most of my pieces have a very simple finish. I normally spray paint them in one or two colors, and a few of them have stained top and/or maybe some distress or antiquing effect. This time I wanted to try something different. […]

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Mid Century Modern Makeover – Navy and Gold

Tired of navy blue yet? I can’t get enough of it so apologies, but here goes another one. This stunning piece was for sale at a thrift shop in a neighbor town. I can’t resist  MCMs, and this dresser was no exception. It was one of the pieces I refinished for the same shop that was selling my […]

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Navy Blue Sideboard

This is a quick post to show you this nice transformation. One of my clients is a talented interior designer with an amazing taste. Her client is redecorating her house in Vermont and she wanted a fresh look for this gorgeous sideboard. Her choice of colors was Benjamin Moore Hale Navy, with gold knobs. Have […]

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Blue & Bling – A chest of drawers with nailhead trim

This month I had a few quiet days, with not many orders to finish, so I finally had time to work on a project I’ve been planning to do for over a year. You have probably seen refinished dressers ornate with nailhead trim, right? Well, since the first time I saw one I became obsessed about it and […]

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A Gray Dresser for a Nursery

Ligia’s baby boy is on his way to this world, and this beautiful piece will be his future dresser and changing table. Color: Valspar tabby gray catPulls: Valspar sculpture clay

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