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Fort Worth, TX, United States
Furniture, accessories and all things design are our passion. We love to find treasures and give them a new life in hopes of bringing extra character to your home. Reusing and recycling is essential to being environmentally friendly and allows you to see beyond imperfections and capture the beauty in all things. Refreshingly Chic has a growing inventory of refinished furniture and accessories for sale. We also customize, refinish and retrofit pieces for clients and can work with existing pieces you already own.
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Monday, June 10, 2013

Furniture Favs

Since I’m trying to catch up on my blog I thought a post highlighting a few of my favorite projects would be fun!

I found this chest last fall and fell in love with it.  It was a great size and had such pretty details.



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The previous owner wasn’t afraid of color when they slapped some paint on it so it took some work but the end result was worth it!


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A sweet family friend was getting rid of her dresser and thought of us!  I must admit that many around me thought I was nuts for thinking this piece had such great potential.  But after it sat for a few years in our garage we found the perfect home for it!



The blue is a beautiful contrast to the original brass campaign hardware! 




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Sarah is using it as a bar in her home and it looks awesome!


I found this file cabinet for a client and refinished it in our Antique White.  We also stripped the top and re-stained to give it a little contrast.



I love it because it’s a great way to have file storage in your office without having an unattractive metal file cabinet.



We added new hardware which was the perfect touch for my client’s modern home office.

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The last piece I refinished was a vintage wardrobe for my niece's Christmas gift.  It had been in their family for many years which makes it extra special!

I selected a custom purple finish with chalkboard accents to compliment her playroom.  The interior of the cabinet is painted in our Antique Pink to give it a soft pop of color against her play clothes.

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Be sure to follow me on Facebook to see additional projects I’ve been working on!

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Chic Party: Pancakes & Pajamas

My sweet Lilly turned two in December!


As you can probably tell, I’m really behind on my blogging.  It’s summer and I’m just now posting about her party.  Opps!

We had a pancakes and pajamas party and it has been my favorite party for the girls. What could be better? Sweet birthday girl. Comfy jammies. Family & friends. Pancakes. and Donuts!

I bought my invitations from Three Little Monkeys Studio and love them!

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Since I have an inventory of furniture to be refinished in our garage, I pulled out a twin headboard and made a “bed” of of two folding tables and a quilt.


I also used a small table as a “nightstand” and it was perfect for our paper goods.

We, of course, had pancakes and they were YUMMY!  My husband made them from scratch and they were a huge hit.  He made them after our guests started to arrive so they were warm and quite possibly the best pancakes I’ve ever had!



We also had donut holes and donuts for the kids with a special pink donut for the birthday girl!



On the menu we also had a variety of muffins, fruit and cereal.

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Since the party was on a December morning it was nice having coffee and hot chocolate to keep us all warm and toasty!


We used Froot Loops to make necklaces and as part of the party decorations.  It’s an inexpensive and festive way to decorate for a pancakes and pajamas party.


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We had a basket of dolls as the favors for all of Lilly’s friends.  The girls got dolls dressed in jammies and the boys got snuggly teddy bears.


Lilly got her own special doll dressed in pajamas that I had made from Dandelion Wishes.  She is such a sweet doll and Lilly loves her!

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We had a perfect day and Grams even bought the girls matching pajamas for their baby dolls.




Thanks to our family and friends who made the day so special for Lilly!  And a big thanks to Mike for being Tyler’s sous chef.

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