By Sandy Roe, Artistic Designer at Sandy Roe, Artistic Designer in Medford, WI.

Zen: For the busy mom who uses this for her "quiet" time area where she can gather her thoughts and journal.  As you see from the before photos, some may have thought this set a lost cause...a piece of trash...but I had dreams and visions.  After gluing to tighten joints of this set, then the stripping, sanding and re-staining ensued; the true beauty of the wood grain once again evident.  The compact nature of the set is perfect for that small space - where solitude may be found.  With added elements of harlequin diamonds and bling, who couldn't fall in love this little gem.

Products Used

  • General Finishes Patina Green
  • General Finishes High Performance
  • Gilded Walnut Glaze (Chicago Institute of Fine Finishes)
  • General Finishes Linen
  • Pratt & Lambert green hue
  • Wood stain (red mahogany)

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