Cane Chair Update | Thistle Key Lane

Cane Chair Rescue

While doing a quick reconnoiter through a local antique mall, I rescued a charming cafe chair with a cane seat. The finish on the chair however, was far from being considered charming.  After cleaning off the grime and painting the chair with Amy Howard One Step Paint in linen, I was faced with the question of what to do with the cane seat. Should I paint or leave the cane in its natural color? Continue reading

Painted Striped Tray | Thistle Key Lane

Painted Metal Tray

When I attended the Haven blogging conference in Atlanta last weekend, I was fortunate to  attend a session with Amy Howard At Home. She is a beautiful, talented woman and it was such a pleasure to meet her.

In our session we used Better With Age stain, plaster and wax on some sample wood pieces. The results were amazing. In fact it was such a blast, I decided to try the Amy Howard One Step Paints as well. Continue reading