Vintage Market Design

Vintage Market Design

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God does have a sense of humor, after years of infertility, we adopted 2 beautiful babies, I later had the "surprise baby"! In the very spare time I have, I love to decorate, paint, and make all kinds of things. I do repurpose old furniture and custom paint furniture for clients. I work with all types of vintage items. I love to make our house a home. I like to see how others do it and share what I do also. Contact me at if you are interested in any products I have posted or if you are local to Atlanta and want a furniture face lift! Love your old junk again!

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Chicken Coop Chic

Hello Peeps! We were on winter break with the kids, so I have been on break from furniture/home stuff as well. It is good to be back at it, though! My client/friend found this great cabinet. I call it chicken coop chic. Gotta love some chicken wire, right? It is old and somewhat jacked up in it's construction...but it is loaded with charm.
The floor of the bottom shelf, had some weird overlapped , un-even plywood, so I pulled it out and saw the old floor under was rotted. Hubby cut a piece of mdf board for the bottom, and she is cured.
My client can actually store cool, vintage items in there now. Baskets or whatever! I cleaned her up and painted the outside Annie Sloan, French Linen, and the inside, Primer Red. I have not used Primer Red before, but I am very in love with it now...such a different, shabby kind of red...a soft red, if that makes sense...Okay here she is Chicken Coop Chic! I am having a little cabinet envy now....

Old and Dirty is no way to go thru life...

I have a vision for you, Chicken Coop/Cabinet

Who acted crazy with silicone caulk and cardboard and 85 screws??
Someone was in the moonshine and decided to work on this...
Easy Fix here, give me my crowbar...

Hello Darlin.....

Look at you, all sassy now!

oh, you want some pretties???

we have a nice floor now....for baskets and such!

table linens and fine dishes

I'm gonna miss you!

You were a gem, hiding underneath

I may have an addiction to vintage linens....

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Monday, February 11, 2013

Cottage Kitchen Renovation Part 2

 Finally,  The kitchen is done! We had a lot of fun doing this for the Maples Family! It is a big change and looks so great. We painted old cabinets, and made them look a little shabby, farmhouse. We added bead board and new trim to the breakfast room and painted a wonderful barn red, for a shot of personality. My client is a lover of red! Here are some more before and after pics! Enjoy!

Here is where we begin:

old paneling, border, breakfast room!

70's kitchen

New Beginnings

Fun Color! and  left some of the doors off for Open, Airy Feeling


Red and White Love

that old counter, now board and batten!

bead board and wide trim!
We left inside the window trim a dark stain, but painted the outer frame cream.
I like the combo.

Crisp, Bright, Cheerful!

Barn Red!

Fun Accessories!

Vintage Aprons and Roosters!

Tea Cart! Love!


Let's have tea and Cake!

Vintage Signs! sorry about the's me and my
foto skills!
Rooster Lovin!

View from other side


and they lived happily ever after....

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