Painting the Daybed & Furniture Feature Friday!

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Feature Friday, Furniture Makeovers, Painting & Refinishing, Tutorials27 Comments

Before I share the progress on the daybed, remember Furniture Feature Friday?  Someone mentioned it to me in a comment a couple of days ago and it sparked an idea.  Why not bring it back, but host it on Instagram by using the hashtag #FurnitureFeatureFriday ?  It’s much simpler than the old school link parties and it’ll be a fun … Read More

when I just can’t…

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, upholstery40 Comments

I think you will agree that a before and after is more enjoyable than a before and quit-in-the-middle.  But that is the truth of furniture rehab or DIY in general.  Sometimes projects are abandoned. Several months ago, I bought two upholstery projects.  I was on the furniture-makeover-victory high from finishing the tufted sofa, so I felt like I could tackle … Read More

antique crib-turned-daybed

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers28 Comments

Remember this antique Jenny Lind-style crib I found on craigslist a couple of months ago? Well, I finally got around to sprucing it up and made it into a sweet daybed… The wood was so pretty that I decided not to paint it.  Well, and spindles are a complete nightmare to paint as well, so that was an added deterrent. … Read More