Furniture Refinishing

Furniture refinishing is all about finding the diamond in the rough, taking worn furniture that has see better days and giving it a fresh new look.   Sometimes taking that back to an original finish or updating for a more modern look.    

 

What all goes into this process?

 

  1. Sourcing the items (I routinely check thrift stores, garage sales, estate sales, craigslist, etc to find quality items.

  2. Invest in professional tools.  (Good paint is expensive!!!)

  3. Spend hours researching different techniques and products. 

  4. Prep it.  This includes fixing any holes, missing veneer, replace missing drawer pulls, screws, etc.  Prepping also includes, scraping, sanding, stripping, priming, etc.

  5. Paint/Stain it (usually 2-3 coats for a single color finish, more for specialty finishes)

  6. Seal it - Poly takes a minimum of 2-3 coats 12 hours of wait time between coats.

  7. Market it - including staging, photos, posting ads.

  8. Deliver it - to home or one of my booths.

Services

I offer the following services:

 

  • Sourcing the perfect piece for your home.

  • Design consultation in your home we can agree on colors in the light the furniture will live in

  • Color matching for paint - while I prefer to use Annie Sloan for chalk paints, I can color match and create a custom color for your order.

  • Painting and/or staining furniture

  • Small upholstery jobs (i.e. dining room chairs - no sofa's please)

  • Delivery - for an additional charge I will deliver the item to your home.

Testimonials

"I could not be happier and more pleased with the service that Alison provided.   Thanks to Alison’s eye for detail and design I am now the lucky and proud owner of a beautiful low-boy dresser.  Alison was so helpful in locating the perfect dresser and in her very capable and talented hands a once yawn-inducing piece of furniture was transformed into a lovely bedroom dresser.  I consistently receive compliments on this piece and could not be happier with my new dresser.  From beginning to the very end, with the delivery,  Alison was a delight to work with and I look forward to collaborating with her in the future."

 

- Kimberly H.

(Seattle, WA)

"She does amazing work.   She is very response and went the extra mile to make sure I was satisfied with my bench.  Her finishes have withstood the kid test with my young ones."

- Jen T.
(Snohomish, WA)

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Vintage Student Desk

Vintage Student Desk

Available at Black Barrel Vintage Company in Monroe.

A-CreamWaterfallDresserStaged

A-CreamWaterfallDresserStaged

Available at My Eclectic Home in Snohomish.

Artissimo Blue with Mirror

Artissimo Blue with Mirror

Available at Black Barrel Vintage Co

Two Tones Buffet

Two Tones Buffet

Available at Black Barrel Vintage Co

Bench upcycled from bed

Bench upcycled from bed

Available at My Eclectic Home in Snohomish.

7ft tall Bookshelf

7ft tall Bookshelf

Available at Black Barrel Vintage Co

Rusty Red Dresser

Rusty Red Dresser

SOLD

Avery Gossip Bench

Avery Gossip Bench

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Long Green Dresser

Long Green Dresser

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Svenka Blue Desk and Chair

Svenka Blue Desk and Chair

Green Desk

Green Desk

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Black Console Staged

Black Console Staged

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Kitchen Scale Cabinet

Kitchen Scale Cabinet

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Dark Boxwood Drop Leaf Table

Dark Boxwood Drop Leaf Table

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Dining Set Staged

Dining Set Staged

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Yellow Dresser

Yellow Dresser

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Pair of Black End Tables

Pair of Black End Tables

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Mermaid Lagoon Dresser with Mirror - Sta

Mermaid Lagoon Dresser with Mirror - Sta

SOLD

Patina Angled Staged

Patina Angled Staged

SOLD

Ironstone & Boxwood Cabinet

Ironstone & Boxwood Cabinet

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Ironstone & Boxwood Cabinet

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