Custom work: Shabby Chic Makeover with Print
This bureau was made to order for a returning customer.
There is nothing sweeter as a returning customer, I must say.
Returning customer is a living valuation of your work. And it is a positive valuation.
Custom work: Vintage Wardrobe with Mesh – Shabby Chic Makeover
There it is – yet another custom shabby chic makeover.
By accident we became owners of this quite old wardrobe. After resting in our waiting room for more than half a year we have been commissioned to turn it into a chalk painted treasure.
Custom work: Shabby Chic Furniture Makeover
So we were commissioned once.
This time – what a surprise! – for a shabby chic furniture makeover, or more precisely for a re-makeover of a previously painted writing bureau to transform it into a stunning piece with a mirror and brass ornaments.
How we did it: Custom Shabby Chic Makeover with Print
In this post I would like to present you the way we gone through to restore to life the old and neglected chest of drawers. Bear in mind: it is not a DIY (Do-It-Yourself) tutorial, it is rather DIM (Done-It-Myself) story.
Below you can see the subject of this topic – almost dead body before against the results of our shabby chic restoration works after. Continue reading
Repairing broken furniture without tools
Before the start I have to clarify some facts.
First of all: this is not a tutorial about repairing a table top; it is about a top of a dresser.
Second: this is not a tutorial at all; rather than ‘how-to-do-it’ this thing is more ‘how-I-did-it’ guidance based on my own experience.
And third, the last: you cannot fix a dresser top without any tools, I am afraid; you will need at least screwdriver.
All the above are just to pick up a search engine optimisation and attract more readers (boy, how cheeky are we). But it does not change a fact that we want to share very useful tips with you. Having this cleared let’s start.
Vintage Shabby Chic Summer is Over
We are getting busy again
First of all we want to sincerely apologise all our readers, watchers, followers, and anyone who tried to contact us during last seven weeks, for lack of communication.
We spent this time on Wild East, where pigeones still are being used for sending mail.
Sometimes. Continue reading
Custom Makeover – Edwardian Shabby Chic Bureau
Antique Tall Writing Bureau with Bookcase made to order
As you may know, we do custom works as well. This Bureau was painted and make in Shabby Chic style to order for one lovely lady in Devon. I hope it will match her living room with a huge window with a view of the sea.
New Freebie – Vintage Advert of American Tea Merchant Company
This Free Printable Image is created entirely by us. Or, should I say – composed. It is Vintage American Advert of ‘Reynolds Teas’ Merchant Company with Galloping Teapot…
New Freebie – French Corset Vintage Advert
Working on designs for our upcoming print transfers giveaway (it is going very slowly, but we are finally getting there, check our shop for shabby chic print transfers for furniture), we decided that it is worth to share our new creation – free printable Vintage Corset Advert.
Vintage Shabby Chic Side Table – Chalk Paint with Print
Seeking the perfect turquoise we ended up with this table (we will show you the map of our journey later on)