Shabby White Desk & Chair Makeover

My husband and I lived in Colorado Springs for a short time in 2009.  We owned a great little condo within walking distance of shopping and most importantly, a Starbucks!!!  Anyway…we needed two small desks to house our laptops and we found this desk, along with it’s match, at Cost Plus World Market.  They fit perfectly into our condo.  Now that we have a designated office space here in Arizona, we have more room for larger desks.  I decided to do a makeover and sell one along with this matching chair I refinished.  The other desk we are keeping to use as a bedside table.  It looks much prettier in white, don’t ya think?

 OK…I just have to share that the little candle stick sitting on the desk came all the way from Italy.  I was there several years ago and I made the cab driver wait until siesta time was over for the shop to re-open so I could buy my souvenir.  Everything closes for two hours in the middle of the day.  Luckily, we found one restaurant that was open for us to get lunch.  Great memories!!!

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  1. wow what a delight to the eyes! compliments a great job

  2. EYE candy girl !!!!!!!!! love it (YOU) really are a ball of talent. I love your posts ..and your spirit most of all .. I can tell that you are full of life by all of your projects and posts. I really love them all. Hope that your weekend is blessed and hope that you still live near that starbucks.. HUGS

    • LOL…so funny, actually our new house is still within walking distance of a Starbucks. I can’t see it from my front porch like I could in Colorado but I think I can live with that! Hope your weekend is just as blessed! 🙂

  3. VERY NICE Judy, as all of your painted furniture is so beautiful! You really put your heart into your work and it shows! You have been one busy person in your new adventure these last several months. I remember coming across your blog when it was new (as mine)and we became followers of each other. We both had only a few followers….new and fresh beginnings…isn’t the LORD good? I would love to read your book…do you still offer it? please e-mail me if you still have… Blessings! from one sweetie to another~~Roxie

    • Thank you so much…I totally agree with you, God is so good!!! Did you notice that we both feature Proverbs 3:5,6. It’s one of my favorite verses. Yes, my book is still available ~ I’ll send you an email right now! Blessings ~ Judy 🙂

  4. Judy beautiful transformation! Love that vintage typewriter too!

  5. Love the textured top on this piece and the way you’ve lightly distressed it. Gorgeous.

  6. Nice chairs and specially shine brown chair i really like it . All of them are awesome

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