Black and Gold Desk

black and gold chest

Denise from A Girl and a Brush first saw the Bellatrix chest from Horchow a few months ago and loved the black and gold combination so much that she knew she wanted to use it with some of her pieces. When Denise got an old desk at an auction, there was no question what she wanted to do with it.  A few challenges popped up along the way, but in the end this is one of Denise’s favorite transformations to date!

black and gold chest

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White Study Desk

Jackie from House Envy found a desk on Craigslist that resembled one from Pottery Barn. She grabbed it up for thirty bucks and let the makeover begin. It only took some sanding, paint, and new hardware to completely change the look of the desk. Oh how I love the transforming power of paint! Jackie was […Read More]

Black Bookshelves

While redecorating her son’s bedroom, Carrie from Dittle Dattle was commissioned to make new bookshelves for the space. Instead of building from scratch, Carrie refabbed some inexpensive laminate shelves to look like high end catalog shelving. It only took Carrie some wood, molding, and paint to complete the transformation for $38! It’s amazing how much […Read More]

Distressed Antique Grey Buffet Table

Amanda from Amanda Carol at Home was overjoyed to find a Bassett dresser for $50.00 at Goodwill. She gave it a weathered look by applying a white wash followed by grey stain. The dresser now gets to flaunt its new good looks as a buffet in Amanda’s dining room. Amanda’s hours and hours of sanding […Read More]