Bedroom Set Refinish for the Arceneaux Family

Bedroom Set Refinish for the Arceneaux Family

Hi Friends, and Happy Monday! Today we are sharing a recent bedroom set refinish that we completed for the wonderful Arceneaux family! They have held on to this beautiful set for over 20 YEARS! And since their are building a new home, and plan on bringing this set with them, it was time to SPRUCE IT UP A BIT!

Since the tops were still in nice condition, they asked that we simply refinish the bottoms. And as for the paint color, they chose a gorgeous color called Linen. This is actually the same color that we used on another bedroom set that we recently refinished for the Mire family. It is the PERFECT shade of “Off White.” Not too dark, and not too light. Continue reading

Chest Coffee Table And Picture Frame Up-Cycled From Antique Door

Chest Coffee Table And Picture Frame Up-Cycled From Antique Door

Happy Friday, Friends! What could be better than UP-CYCLING 1 piece into another piece? UP-CYCLING 1 piece and getting 2 NEW pieces, OF COURSE! 😉 Check out this BEAUTIFULLY RUSTIC chest coffee table and matching window/picture frame that we just finished for our sweet client, Kailey! We actually finished it last week, but since it was a SURPRISE for her husband and his family members, we held off on posting it until now!Continue reading

GIVEAWAY On our Facebook Page!

GIVEAWAY On our Facebook Page!

Hi Friends! We now have over 2,000 likes on Facebook! WOO HOO!!! We would like to say HUGE THANK YOU to all of our AMAZING followers! And we would like to show our APPRECIATION by having a GIVEAWAY!

We are giving away one of our GORGEOUS Handmade picture frame plaques! This beauty was built using heart pine tongue and groove floor boards from a local home that we had the honor of taking apart last year. And they are over 100 YEARS OLD! The backing of this piece features a rich Carrington stain, and the frame has been finished in Antique White, distressed, and glazed. And the handles and hinges have been finished in a FABULOUS new color called AGED COPPER! Continue reading

DIY Bee Trap

DIY Bee Trap

Hi Friends! This week’s DIY project is wonderful for the Spring and Summer months. If y’all are anything like us, we have a HUGE problem with carpenter bees. Those little stinkers have drilled holes all over the outside of our shed. And as aggravating as they are, they are even more harmful to your outdoor wooden structures!

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You see, when carpenter bees drill their holes, they may only appear to be an inch or two deep, but it rarely ends there. The carpenter bee will turn 90 degrees and bore a channel from 6 inches to as long as 4 feet. Over time, this can cause weak areas in your lumber, and can become very unsafe.  It is not uncommon to find several pairs of carpenter bees nesting in one structure.  They frequently nest near each other and often in the same area year after year, causing extensive damage.  So, you may find old holes near newer ones.Continue reading