Written by UpCycle Girl Tara When my client asked me to restore her grandmother’s stool, I was more than thrilled. My roots in the restoration industry have been with true antiques. I have spent years studying and learning about authenticity, visiting historical places and learning proper restoration practices. This particular stool just needed new upholstery. […]
Although we get asked to restore a lot of antiques and vintage furniture, we do get a little giddy about some projects in particular. This China cabinet was one of them, with it’s curved glass sides and quarter sawn oak frame. Over the years, this old girl seemed to have lost her luster… […]
The reason we ramble on about this is because we are constantly fielding questions about products that are currently available claiming to be “one step” or “all in one.”
Vanity inspiration! ideas for painting vanities.
restyled captains desk
Not quite sure what is was used for but it already had the charm of a faux fireplace it just needed some tweaking.
Guide to wood finishes. Types of top coats
Tara and I are always working hard to learn new things in order to provide the best services to our customers and the best information for our followers. Sometimes this means teaching each other our own individual skills (Tara has avid woodworking know-how, and my professional experience and education revolve around interior design, art and […]