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Color Chart

Color Chart

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Custom Orders…

The Old Cypress House has been super busy this Fall with custom orders! Everything from small coffee tables to an entire kitchen re-do…it’s so much fun watching the transformation from old and outdated to newly refurbished and beautiful!!!

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Antique School Desk

Antique School Desk

Love this old school desk…I decided to give it a new look with a fresh coat of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Primer Red and Old White…distressed, aged, and waxed it…then added a few stars and stripes just for fun!!


Buffet and Hutch

I was out visiting one of my favorite little “antique’s and such” shops when I came across this great little buffet and hutch…I don’t know if it’s an actual antique or not…it’s very well made…even has the dovetail on the drawers…also, it has CC engraved on the back of it…I tried to Google that, but, couldn’t find anything out…..And I loved how dark the wood was, because, anyone who loves to work with chalk paint knows that the dark wood makes for a beautifully distressed piece…I was a little busy this week so it took a few days for me to finish up with it.  I painted with Annie Sloan Chalk paint in Duck Egg and Old White, distressed it, then waxed…I love the way she turned out so much that I’m having a hard time not keeping it for myself 🙂  But….well….I just can’t…even though I’m still trying to talk myself into it…lol…In the meantime, she is up for sale…$325

Dimensions are 67 1/2 in tall, 36 in wide, 16 in deep

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Another Painting Class….

Ok everyone, we’ve decided to have another Furniture Rejuvenation Workshop on Friday May 10th from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. for $90. Drinks and desserts will be provided! Bring your own small wood piece to work on (i.e. picture frame, small accent table, chair, etc.) The workshop includes learning techniques like chalk painting, distressing, waxing and paint mixing. It’s a great opportunity to learn and have lots of fun! You can pay through Paypal by posting your email and I’ll send you a Paypal request. Spaces are limited so sign up today to reserve your spot! Thanks! — with The Old Cypress House,Colleen Mistretta Kirk and Mamye Biggs Fruge.

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The Bombay Table…

Mom and I were antiquing last week when I found this little gem…Although, she isn’t an antique (the table, not my mom), she is still a great piece with “that” look…..I know, some people might like this table just as it is, I mean, it is pretty…but, I wanted to give it a new look…Here she is with her new coat of paint…Annie Sloan Old White, distressed, and waxed…I think she is beautiful! Dimensions are 28 1/2in tall, 12in deep, 29 1/4 wide $150Image

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Antique Writing Desk

Several weeks ago, I found this old writing desk while I was out “antiquing”….It’s such a sweet piece of furniture.  It was actually in great shape…just needed some good ol’ Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to revive it….I decided to go with a neutral color so it could be used in almost any room of the house. I chose French Linen for the outside and Duck Egg on the inside of both the top desk area, and the drawer, then lightly distressed, aged, and waxed…I also added a French stencil just for a pretty little accent….And of course, new knobs, were added in the end…Below are the before and after pictures…

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