Three Ikea nesting tables

The Ikea nesting tables are now completely restored. Each piece was cleaned and the tops sanded and waxed. The grain has been revealed and is now a key feature. The new colour is fresh and clean and prefect for a contemporary interior. The three together make an ideal piece of flexible living room furniture. And they…

Revamped Rush Stool Cotswolds Charity Shop Rescue

Another great rescue – Revamped rush stool This is a more modern version of the 1930s rush stool that featured in a previous blog. The frame was found languishing in a charity shop in the Cotswolds. The old seat was broken and damaged but the frame was in good condition. Sanded and waxed the wood has come…

New lease of life for Ikea nesting tables

These Ikea tables have lived in my sister’s living room for over a decade. They have provided for plants, ornaments, coffee mugs and books alike and the dark surfaces suited the ’90s interior. But now they need a little lifting. After a good sanding the surface has revealed a lovely warm grain . With a touch…