Refinished Dresser : The White Knight

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This ugly beast was a curb-find “trashure”.   Heavy as heck, wood with a wood veneer and a mirror as the top.  I’m going to say this is a ‘mid-century’ look with the notched panels and faux-sliding sections – those are actually drawers and the gold circles are just for decoration. What is neat about […]

Headboard Turned Garden Bench with Rust-Oleum

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Turn a damaged, dated and dirty headboard into a gorgeous garden bench with Rust-Oleum® Canada. This project is limited only by your imagination – you can pick up any headboard and footboard (matching or otherwise), in any size from crib to king and paint it in any colour under the rainbow (or paint it like […]

Refinished Antique Secretary Desk

I was commissioned to refinish this antique secretary desk: I don’t know how old this piece is – certainly not an antique by European standards – but definitely an antique secretary in North America. But it was in need of a little love. The earlier varnish had raised and wrinkled, there were scuffs and scratches […]

DIY Mercury Glass

Do you love the look of mercury glass?   Me too! Do you love the price tag on mercury glass?  Me double-too. So when Rust-Oleum® Canada offered to send me the supplies to create my own DIY mercury glass, I jumped at the chance – I mean, if this worked out I could save MILLIONS […]