Buttered Yam Wardrobe Reveal

Orange Wardrobe by A to Z Custom Creations

Hopefully, you’ve been following the progression of this wonderful piece all week! If you haven’t, you can’t always go back and watch part one, two and three of the Veneer Repair Series.  The wardrobe made it’s way to the shop in really bad shape. Top to bottom, it was covered in veneer damage!   Nothing […]

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Veneer Repair Series: Post 3

Veneer Repair Series: Post Three

Here it is, the last video in the series. I’ll post the reFreshed wardrobe tomorrow so, stick around for all the closeup pics! As I mentioned in the video, you can purchase Bondo at your local home improvement store. Here is the Bondo product carried by Home Depot and Lowes:  For those of you who […]

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Veneer Repair Series: Post 2

Repairing Missing or Damaged Veneer- Part 2

Okay, this is where we really get dirty! Please, always wear a respirator when you sand! If you are just now tuning in, you can catch up and view the first video here.  Part 3 and other video tutorials can be found on my “TUTORIALS” page!     Pin It

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Veneer Repair Series: Post One

Video Tutorial Series on Veneer Repair

I’m using Tip Talkin’ Tuesday to start a 3 part video series on veneer repair! I should note, this is not a restoration series! We’ll be using Bondo, which is great for repairing pieces that will be painted but Bondo is not stain-able. This wardrobe will be getting a vibrant dose of orange! Follow me […]

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Repurposing a Sewing Machine Drawer- Giveaway Included!!!

A to Z Custom Creations repurposed sewing machine drawer

Okay, so the cool blue sewing machine drawer I showed you during my Hometalk Segment yesterday…started out like this:   Not cute, I know! Chances are, you’ve seen these at flea markets and yard sales and passed them over! Most of them haven’t seen the light of day and have been stored in garages and […]

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Tip Talkin’ Tuesday: Faux Distressing with Ink

Faux Distress with Ink in Seconds-Video Tutorial

Distressing. Let’s face it. It can be a dirty job. There are times I don’t want to get dirty and times I really don’t want to do the extra work of layering so…I grab an ink pad and go faux! Remember the beautiful 365 Alphabet Photography Stands I gave away a few weeks back? All the […]

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Tip Talkin’ Tuesday: Sealing Painted Furniture with Daddy Van’s Wax

Sealing Painted Furniture with Daddy Van's All Natural Furniture Polish

Hey, Hey. It’s Tip Talkin’ Tuesday! I finally shot a video to show you how easy it is to apply Daddy Van’s. I also answered your questions about the protection of Daddy Van’s and how the finish compares to other waxes on the market. Enjoy! CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL   Quick written […]

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How to Repair Damaged Veneer

damaged veneer on bed

How many times have you passed on buying a piece of furniture, or worse, thrown away a piece because it had missing or damaged veneer? Maybe you have a damaged piece covered or stored away. I’m here to tell you there is hope for those pieces! Here’s the low down I’ve been promising! Let me […]

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