Mid Century Modern Credenza

A step by step guide to refinishing a vintage credenza – from cleaning and sanding to wood bleaching and sealing!

Mid Century Modern Craddock Buffet

When I came across this set, I hadn’t heard of Craddock Furniture from Evansville, Indiana. Thanks to some helpful refinishers (that could also double as amateur sleuths!), I was able to learn more about the company. Materials: Annie Sloan’s Athenian Black chalk paint Annie Sloan’s clear wax Walrus Oil’s Furniture Butter Howard Products Feed-N-Wax HowContinue reading “Mid Century Modern Craddock Buffet”

Old-fashioned Coffee Table & Pentagon End Tables

I love a challenge. I love learning how to do something new and having it actually work out! This coffee table and pentagon shaped end tables were in great need of an update. They had great bones- they were solid wood and in good shape. However, the hardware, the decorative wooden pieces on the doors,Continue reading “Old-fashioned Coffee Table & Pentagon End Tables”

Heavy Italian Coffee Table & End Tables

Vanessa brought these tables to me to refinish for her husband’s man cave. They had previously purchased a hutch as well as two dressers for their upcoming baby girl’s nursery. He wanted them black but this was before Annie Sloan’s Athenian Black had been released. I used Graphite with dark wax to give them aContinue reading “Heavy Italian Coffee Table & End Tables”