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  • Distressed Black Twelve Drawer Maple Dresser.  Facelift Furniture DIY BlogClassic twelve drawer maple dresser made of all wood.  Simple drawer design made for a great light distressed look, with new Thomasville brushed silver hardware included. This is one of the best made dressers I have worked with–dovetail joints, solid wood top to bottom, front to back. This piece will provide many years of use. A great investment.

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  • Okay fans of turquoise in search of a dresser or flat screen TV stand, we’ve ramped up the hardware selection for this piece! I decide it would be fun to get creative with color options, and so we’ve got red–buyer chose this option–or dark bronze that you can choose from–both options pictured below. Heavily distressed with great wood detail coming through on edges of the six drawers (they have dovetail joints too!).

  • Last week, I finished up this custom armoire for friends who wanted extra toy storage for their children. Selecting from a piece we had available for custom painting, the large armoire cabinet was transformed from a light brown oak finish to satin black, both interor and exterior, with light distress marks.

    The larger middle cabinet has a roll out shelf formerly used for a TV. The backing in this area was damaged, so we replaced it with plywood beadboard (see below). This provided as nice interior look, as well as the ability to add a bonus shelf mounted on brackets. The shelf was cut to allow the middle doors to still slide in, and made tall enough to allow for a laptop to set on the rolling shelf if this type of use was ever desired.

    The shelf in the bottom cabinet also rolls out, which was great for accessing basket or containers for play items. And on the inside cabinet doors for both the middle and lower compartments, chalk board paint was applied for added versatility and fun for the children.

    If you are interested in having a piece of furniture custom painted (yours or ours), please contact Jeff at 979-575-7627 or email at faceliftfurniture@gmail.com.

  • This month, I’m blessed to be moving my furniture painting set up from our garage to a studio.  The past several months, my wife Julie patiently endured our garage being over run with furniture projects.  Soon, the minivan will be back in it’s rightful home, hidden from the hot Texas sun!Almost a year ago, before our daugther arrived, I finally painted our dining table.  It was long overdue, as the top was terribly water stained, and our kids were to a point where a table cloth would have to be replaced daily due to kiddo spills.  So in our garage, I sanded it and applied black rustoleum semi-gloss paint, with a 6 inch cabinet roller.  It turned out great–except the chairs didn’t match.

    Fast forward 10 months, the chairs and table are now quite the combination!

    A while back, I promised Julie we would tackle the chairs this weekend.  So Friday night on our back patio, with Brillo pads in hand, we scoured over each chair, cleaning them down to the original stained wood.  On Saturday afternoon, I painted the chairs, using 4 extra large cans of black semi-gloss Rustoleum professional high performance spray paint.  The photo below chairs the last chair to be painted, contrasting the old with the new.

    After a few hours of drying, I returned to the chairs and used course sand paper to linear distress each chair.  Wow, did they all of a sudden pop out with great character!  I did the same with the table inside too.

    Then last night, while watching My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Julie and I recovered the seat cushions with zebra print oil cloth.  The material, which Julie ordered online, is a plastic or vinyl type covering that will allow us to wipe off every last mess our 4 kiddos make on their chairs.  That is a huge relief, as our former cushions, recovered by Julie and her mom a year after we were married, became quite the eyesore after many little person spills.  See below for what I’m talking about!  We are so glad guests to our home will no longer sit on those covers.

    Finally, right before midnight, the final product was complete!  We are really excited about our new family dining set.  It’s amazing how the chairs are transformed, and has a great look that is very family friendly.

  • Distressed and newly painted black entry table/cabinet. Drawer and shelf in lower cabinet. Very nice and in great condition. 48″ long, 31.5″ high and 17″ deep.
  • SOLD – Distressed antique black end tables. In nice condition, sold together. Each has a bottom drawer. 19″ wide, 27″ deep and 24″ high.

    To see all our pieces currently available for purchase, go HERE, or visit our Facebook “For Sale” ablum. 

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