Working on New Painted Furniture

I’ve been staying busy in this cold winter in Minnesota.  These are a few items that will be at the next show I do in September, Homespun Stitches, Jackson, MN. I’ll have show dates posted once we have decided when they will be. Stay tuned! Sondra

Antique Country Style Buffet

Back in late December, I had posted this picture of this antique buffet on my facebook page (www.facebook.com/countrystyleaccents ).  I wanted opinions of what color to paint it. The wood veneer really was pretty, however, it had some major flaws that really couldn’t be fixed.  So paint I must do.  If you look at the […]

How to Clean Your Painted Furniture

So you went to one of those shops and found that PERFECT painted piece of furniture.  You buy it, take it home, and set it up where you want it to go, then decorate!  Doesn’t it look GREAT!  One of the questions I get a lot when selling my painted furniture is ‘how do I […]

Decorating Country Style

There are so many names behind the kinds of decorating that people do.  Modern, traditional, shabby chic, eclectic, casual, romantic, and list goes on.  And there can be a lot of differences between all of them.  We all have our own style, our own likes.  But let’s be honest, if you’re reading this, there’s a […]

10 Things to Avoid When Buying Used Furniture

First of all, sorry that this will be wordy and not many pictures.  This is probably the question I get asked the most from everywhere.  These are from my own personal experience and personal preferences.  But I do hope this helps either buy better or not be afraid to buy used. In today’s society, there […]

Homespun Stitches Show starts next Week!

As some of you may know, I only go to 2 shows a year to sell my items.  The first one I did was last weekend in Slayton, MN and the second one I do is my mother-in-law’s show in (Homespun Stitches) in Jackson, MN. We have been doing last touches at the shop getting […]

New Cabinet Available for your Minnesota Rustic Event

When I first got this piece almost a year ago, I had BIG plans.  It was white and most of the paint was falling off and the top was in pretty bad shape.  So it sat in storage until recently.  Plans were, to strip the whole thing and repaint it a nice dark color, add […]

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