Mirror Treasure

On the day we found this mirror, Anne and I weren’t in search of anything in particular. We were simply there more for a morning out together. We’d walked the familiar rows of the flea market, taking our usual pattern and pausing at the occasional item, when we came across this, at the tail end…

Chair Restoration and Repair

These old Windsor chairs go back to over 35 years. They were given to us as hand-me-downs from Anne’s father from their time in Chicago when they first came to America from France. The four chairs were chipped, uneven and had definitely seen better days. I really liked the idea of bringing them back to…

Garden Bench Restoration

We came across this worn and weathered garden bench at a vendor at the Elephant’s Trunk flea market for $80. It was a heavy piece with sides and back made of solid wrought iron. We’d just finished more work on a garden, turned larger garden, turned seating area, under under a massive pine in our…