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Plain old Pine Table & 4 chairs, stripped right back and beeswaxed, then base & chairs painted in Laura Ashley Pearl, distressed and varnished, totally transformed!

Plain old Pine Table & 4 chairs, stripped right back and beeswaxed, then base & chairs painted in Laura Ashley Pearl, distressed and varnished, totally transformed!

Summer project - up-cycling our dining table! Beautiful Duck Egg Blue and Old White Pine Chalk Paint Dining Table

Summer project - up-cycling our dining table! Beautiful Duck Egg Blue and Old White Pine Chalk Paint Dining Table

Buy this amazing...  Reclaimed Wood Refectory Dining Table. Beautiful chunky reclaimed pine table with breadboard ends and trestle legs. Hand made in England. Salvaged refectory

Buy this amazing... Reclaimed Wood Refectory Dining Table. Beautiful chunky reclaimed pine table with breadboard ends and trestle legs. Hand made in England. Salvaged refectory

Our New Farmhouse Dining Table... pinned so I remember she used 5 pine 2 x 8,s.. & she used   Rustoleum “Kona”, which is in the same field as a dark walnut or jacobean.  Then she lightly sanded the top, just a bit, and roughly sanded all the edges and corners to the point where you could see the fresh wood again and rubbed Rustoleum “Weathered Grey” over all the planks giving it that weathered grey look..  perfect.

Our New Farmhouse Dining Table... pinned so I remember she used 5 pine 2 x 8,s.. & she used Rustoleum “Kona”, which is in the same field as a dark walnut or jacobean. Then she lightly sanded the top, just a bit, and roughly sanded all the edges and corners to the point where you could see the fresh wood again and rubbed Rustoleum “Weathered Grey” over all the planks giving it that weathered grey look.. perfect.

Since my daughter started kindy, I have been looking for nutritious foods to prepare ahead of time for her lunch boxes. The problem is, most of the stuff I was cooking for her pre kindy had nuts in it. The other day a Skinnymixer posted a photo of two meals she had prepared, risotto and...Read More »

Since my daughter started kindy, I have been looking for nutritious foods to prepare ahead of time for her lunch boxes. The problem is, most of the stuff I was cooking for her pre kindy had nuts in it. The other day a Skinnymixer posted a photo of two meals she had prepared, risotto and...Read More »

YES! I need this and am going to start right now! I have to get out of this overwhelm and get my life organized! I am going to print this out and get organized!

YES! I need this and am going to start right now! I have to get out of this overwhelm and get my life organized! I am going to print this out and get organized!