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Antique Dining Chairs Redo

Antique Dining Chairs Redo When we moved our kitchen wasn’t nearly as big as our previous one so I had to downsize our round oak table and chairs. This meant it was time for an antique dining chairs redo.  I

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5 Things to Look for When Buying Used Furniture

5 Things to Look For When Buying Used Furniture The furniture section is my go-to spot anytime I enter a thrift store, garage sale, or even Craigslist.  I can’t get enough of it, really.  I get butterflies just thinking about what I

French Provincial Dresser

Magenta and Black Dresser Makeover When I found this french provincial dresser on one of our local garage sale sites, she had seen better days.  Her color was aged and dingy looking from years of use.  One of the handles

Mid Century Lane Cedar Chest

Mid Century Lane Cedar Chest Found this beauty on a local Facebook garage sale site.  Fell in love at first sight!  She had previously been used as a tv stand and also a plant stand so there were some water

Finding Vintage Furniture

I love the hunt! Some of the most fun I have with Rarity Restorations is finding vintage furniture pieces at great prices.  Some pieces just “speak” to you and you can instantly see the potential beneath layers of paint and/or grime.  When