Category Archives: Topcoats


This fall, I asked my dad if he would come and stay with us for a week to get some projects done around the house. One of the big ones on my list was to get a cabinet built for our bedroom that would hide our TV and bed linens. We were originally going to make the piece out of new wood but we figured we would just stop in our favorite booth at my local antique shop to see what the salvage guy had. To my delight, he had stacks of old barn doors priced really well. So we picked them up and after a few days, my dad had completed the project! I love how chippy the original… read more