Tuesday, January 10, 2012


One thing I love to do is refinish furniture. I sometimes find pieces in the trash, take hand me downs or are given pieces.  Alot of times items of real value are tossed and I am just glad I am there to rescue some of them.

My friend Christina Escalante gave me this piece. It was a yellow-brownish color. The knobs were brass. My dad and I painted the under coat yellow and top coat gray, then used steel wool to give it the DISTRESSED look. The knobs were replaced by knobs found at Anthropolgy. This is my nightstand
This is Jim's nightstand, it was brown. My dad painted it solid gray and I replaced the knob with one from Anthropolgy.
I love the knob.....


TJM wanna be quilt artist said...

love your items, I am going to try some refinishing soon with something called Annie Sloan Chalk paints. Goggle them ;-) you might love them.
It sounds like I need your dad though.

Brooke Hug Photography said...

thanks. yeah my dad is the best. He taught me everything I know about refinishing furniture.