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Finished DIY Campaign Desk Makeover

Two weeks ago I mentioned my plans to take on a DIY campaign desk remodel with a rare Drexel Heritage desk I found in nearby Georgetown. Well, my friends, it is finished!I got a little busy last weekend inside with all of the Charleston rain, and let's just say I'm glad the sun didn't shine... because I now have this desk to show for it! Say hello to peacock blue! Let me remind you of what the desk looked like originally: Campaign desk ...

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Campaign Desk and Mid Century Sideboard Makeovers

A little drive, a little sanding and a little help from my little man and these two pieces of furniture will be transformed in no time.I recently took a drive to Georgetown, SC, to pick up a desk for my oldest son's room. Yes, that's right, I drove an hour for a piece of furniture... and it's going to be awesome! I discovered this quaint antique shop and have been known to frequent it for some rare finds.This was no ...

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Before and After: Modern & Contemporary Furniture Remodels

One of my passions is finding old, well-maintained pieces of furniture that still has tons of character and turning it into a more contemporary or modern piece. While maintaining the integrity - original wood and beautiful lines - I usually set out to find an updated fabric that matches the era the chair was made in but also give it a great, new look.Here are some of the latest pieces I completed:Grey Ikat ChairI found this chair at a consignment ...