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Custom Edwardian Bureaus Makeover

Antique Edwardian Furniture Makeover in Shabby Chic Style

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Custom Makeover: Tall Edwardian Bureau with Print Transfer

Some time ago we were approached by lovely lady. She was an archaeologist looking for a tall bureau with a bookcase. We have pointed her to a classy looking Edwardian piece sitting in our Waiting Room and she accepted this!

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Vintage Shabby Chic School Desk no. 01

Upcycled Vintage School Desk in Shabby Chic Style.

Vintage Shabby Chic School Desk Makeover

Perhaps it is a wrong category for this item, I should not put it under ‘side tables’, but somehow it fits here perfectly.

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PAINT
outside: Annie Sloan’s ‘Old White’
inside: Annie Sloan’s ‘Duck Egg Blue’

PROTECTION
clear acrylic varnish – satin

For a full story and more pictures of this item please go to Shabby Chic Back to School – Vintage School Desk Makeover.

Vintage Shabby Chic School Desk Makeover

Shabby Chic Back to School – Vintage School Desk Makeover

Vintage Shabby Chic School Desk Makeover

Vintage Shabby Chic School Desk Makeover

Vintage School Desk Commission for a Shabby Chic Makeover

We, as parents, are all relieved with a new school year beginning. Children, on the other hand, are not happy at all. Perhaps it is a good idea to sparkle their life with a Shabby Chic bits of their own history? Such an idea got to us a customer with old, rusty, old-fashioned school table – with a request for makeover for 11-year old daughter.

 

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Shabby Chic Bureau no. 26 – Paris Blue with Butterfly Print

Hotel Papillon: Vintage Butterfly Print Transfer on Upcycled Bureau

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When we found this bureau it took us a while to make up a plan for the makeover.

Kat came up with an idea to use new shade of blue, which would be soft and pastel match nicely with the graphics we printed to line down the bottoms of drawers. The theme is PARIS.

We mixed together ‘Luis Blue’ and ‘Paris Grey’ from Annie Sloan’s pallet to find the perfect shade which we called ‘Paris Blue’.
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Vintage Shabby Chic Bureau with Print no. 22

On Sale: Shabby Chic writing desk with French graphic print

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Upcycled Furniture with music theme and print

This bureau sounds French. We upcycled it with a music theme to create a unique custom style.
The drawers are lined with music sheets and we designed handsome vintage-style logo on the cover slope.  If you like design of the print you have opportunity to buy it in a form of water decal, check on our Water Decal Victorian Girl with a Violin..

Just have a look at the images.
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Vintage Shabby Chic Coffee Table – Trunk / Chest Box no. 02

This Shabby Chic Coffee Table made of vintage chest box is on Sale now

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This Shabby Chic Coffee Table is made of vintage Trunk / Chest Box.

We removed front lid and made a shelf of it. Now it perfectly fit either in front of your sofa as a coffee table, or in your hallway as a fancy shoe shelf.

We transferred a print on the back of the piece, this time it is a American vintage advert of bicycles, way from 19th century (approx 1890). Original of this image you can find at Grahics Fairy website, this one with a small tweak to meet our needs.

If you like design of the print you have opportunity to buy it in a form of water decal, check on our Water Decal of Vintage American Columbias Bicycle Advert.
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Shabby Chic Furniture Print Transfer – Nest of Tables no. 19

Custom work: Shabby Chic Nest of Tables with Print Transfer

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This vintage nest of tables is quite alike other set of shabby chic furniture with print transfer we did in a past, just click at our Vintage Shabby Chic Nest of Tables No. 11 to compare.

We were lucky enough to be commissioned by an overseas customer for a shabby chic makeover of nesing tables in a style of our Nest no. 11 , with Graphics Fairy’s ‘Vins & Spiritueux’ vintage advert.

Then we were incredibly lucky to find a similar nest two days later, for literary next to nothing. Read More