I’ve been plowing through a pile of half-finished projects around my home this week.  Unfortunately, I am famous for impulsively starting something, making it to mid-project, then waiting weeks or months before I pick it up again and finish the thing {truth be told, 4 kids under age 6 MAY have something to do with it}.Anywho, as some of you know from the posts about my table-makeover this past summer, it’s our dining room that has most recently received a… Read more »

I am just finishing up the final stages of the veneer repair on my farmhouse dining table, and so my thoughts are now turning towards staining and painting. My original plan was to go for this two-toned farmhouse look–wood stained top with black-brown base and chairs. Now, however, I am having second thoughts about the dark base and chairs. Our dining room is SMALL–basically all that will fit into it is the table and chairs, with not a lot of… Read more »