When in Doubt, Go With Red!-Desk Makeover

When in Doubt, Go With Red!-Desk Makeover

by Jennifer Borrego May 09, 2017

Recently I found the most amazing shade of red lipstick and I swear I have considered wearing it everyday!  Nothing like jeans a t-shirt and a fabulous red lipstick when you run to the market, right? Red is such a power color that can offer instant energy, and a delicious, energizing dose of confidence.

A punch of red can elevate the energy of a room and feed that same energetic passion to the the space. While many would go neutral when faced with indecision...I tend to go bold & red is so universally loved that it is always a winner!

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Follow Your He{art},  How to Blend Colors for your Custom Finish.

Follow Your He{art}, How to Blend Colors for your Custom Finish.

by Jennifer Borrego April 18, 2017

Are you a follow your intuition or a follow the rules person?

I am such a follow the rules person, except when it comes to my art . This buffet had the usual scratches, dings, and bumps that made it's past owner ready to get rid of it rather than take on a makeover project. I was over the moon excited by all of the details. 

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Painted Vintage Vanity Update

Painted Vintage Vanity Update

by Jennifer Borrego February 11, 2017

Awe, my husband, sometimes he says the sweetest things...Last week he leaned in close and said "Baby, I am going to clean your garage today. When you get a second would you mind coming out and showing me the next 3 projects you want to work on?"If you saw the state our 3 car garage was in you would REALLY get why this was Earth Shatteringly romantic!! 

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A Bed to Build a Room Around, Antique Twin Sets the Mood

A Bed to Build a Room Around, Antique Twin Sets the Mood

by Jennifer Borrego January 27, 2017

Hi my name is Jennifer, and I scroll through old ugly furniture like a kid with the Toys R Us catalogue. There is always something to be found, whether I need it or not. But, this day turned into a Mama on a mission! Great pieces go quickly. This one was priced a little high...But, it was one I just had to have.

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From Dropped Drama to Hot Mama, Antique Desk Gets 2nd Makeover

From Dropped Drama to Hot Mama, Antique Desk Gets 2nd Makeover

by Jennifer Borrego January 26, 2017

Her journey has been anything but ordinary. I actually have had to make her over twice now due to some chaos on her last adventure. We will start with her first stay in our workshop.

In her small cubby drawer is stamped the name of the original owner. I just couldn't sand it out, if a stamp were left on her heart then it seemed it was not mine to remove. I was drawn to her size, taller and longer than many I have worked on. Estimated to have been made in the 1920's. The front legs were beautiful & the diamond detail on the front of the drop down desk top was a beautiful touch that allowed me to highlight some of her original finish. It just had a warm, sophisticated feel to it.

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Updating Our Breakfast Table

Updating Our Breakfast Table

by Jennifer Borrego January 22, 2017

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