"These are color samples that I make and send to my clients so that they can pick out the color they want. Usually they will pick a color family, and I will send 4-5 shades for them to narrow that down to.…"
"1940s buffet in black distressed through to maroon, with vintage oriental-inspired hardware. The client later had her contractor drop a sink into this one. But I was only hired to do the cabinetry restoration and refinishing, and find…"
Thanks for the kind welcome and the encouragement!
It seems some of my photos are too large to post here on the comment wall. Let me figure out how to resize first.
Also I tend to take a lot of close-up detail shots, especially…"
"This is a GREAT GROUP!!! a forum idea long overdue here on Iantique. In the decorator circle we call this "up-cycling". I special in this type of restoration and have been doing creative upcycling of vintage furniture…"
"Agreed! That is super contemporary looking now! I have rehabbed the exact same model chair in white years ago for a client. You just can't go wrong with these 1940s saberleg empire chairs. Nice clean lines.…"
Owner/operator Kitsch-n-Kaboodle.com, over 10 years experience online sales of vintage furniture, home decor, specializing in upcycled and repurposed restorations, refinishing, and vintage reimagined for the contemporary home.
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My specialty is high-end shbby chic, using oil-based lacquers and varnish (no latex wall paint). Prefer clean, good design, and frequently rehab 'lost cause' vintage furniture. Added functionality and enhanced designs using clever alterations, or newly made from old salvaged parts. Prefer exuberant-flapper and art deco styles. Less potpourri, more taste...
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