A Chair Affair at All Things New Again

Chairs. They are handy to have around when you need to sit down, but let's be honest. Chairs aren't exactly the most romantic pieces of furniture in your home, are they? A sturdy chair doesn't make you swoon. Your heart doesn't beat a little faster when you glance at it across the room. You don't … Continue reading A Chair Affair at All Things New Again

A Tale of Two Chairs: How I Learned The Hard Way How To Make Real Milk Paint Look Wonderful

  Remember my chair from last week? The one my friend Ray gave me to paint, but I didn't follow instructions and the paint flaked off completely? Sometimes your failures---in painting and in life---can be useful¬†learning experiences. I did learn a lot about Real Milk Paint, the line of non-toxic, eco-friendly milk paint we are … Continue reading A Tale of Two Chairs: How I Learned The Hard Way How To Make Real Milk Paint Look Wonderful

How To Make a Bench From a Chair Pair

At All Things New Again, we acquire old furniture pieces to repaint, refurbish and renew. Additionally, we love to design new furniture from old parts. This project began when we picked up a pair of old dining room chairs and decided to build a two-seat bench. I started by removing the legs, seat and frame … Continue reading How To Make a Bench From a Chair Pair

Trash to Treasure: A Checklist for Choosing Great Furniture to Redo

This article first appeared last summer on our old Sawdust Blog. However, we like these tips so much, we thought we would update the article and share them again. You may also want to check out our Top 10 Yard Sale Tips from last week.¬†Happy Treasure Hunting! * * * Trash to treasures---that is my … Continue reading Trash to Treasure: A Checklist for Choosing Great Furniture to Redo

Peace, Love and Sunshine ~ Three Happy Little Garden Chairs for Spring

Three little kittens who lost their mittens. Three little pigs with housing problems. Three little bears with a blonde girl in their beds. I read a lot of stories to my 2-year-old. It seems cute little guys with issues tend to come in threes. Kind of like these three little vintage chairs I picked up … Continue reading Peace, Love and Sunshine ~ Three Happy Little Garden Chairs for Spring