Moving in!


I know it has been over a week since I have posted last, but a LOT has happened!!! My last day working at my previous job was Friday. Garett and I immediately got in the car to visit our dear friend Kent in Richmond, VA. What an awesome city full of rich history and an eclectic crowd! Just a quick 36 hour trip and upon returning, I set up my entire studio and got started on some projects I’ve been ITCHING to work on! My sad looking red chair I found got a complete makeover. It has a retro shape so I thought that I would play off that and paint it a killer lime green.

After this beauty was finished I started a much more involved piece. I found this old laundry hamper cabinet. The basket was attached to the door, there was no bottom nor back. I loved this rare find, however, the basket was in no condition to conserve. My next idea was to turn it into a cabinet that could go anywhere, either a bathroom for extra storage or in the living room as a side table. I havent finished it yet but I will show you what I have so far.

This is the before…

This is naked…


This is where it is right now….


My wonderfully talented father-in-law agreed to come help me cut wood and show me how to safely use the table saw. We cut a back, bottom and shelves!!



Garett and I had a contest on who’s finish would turn out better. Garett-1, Lauren-0. Whomp whomp. He wins and the white finish is what the entire cabinet will look like!

I will be working on it tomorrow before I head to Dallas to visit my family for my grandparents 60th wedding anniversary! I will have another post up at the beginning of next week! Until then, make sure you follow me on Facebook (columbusfurniturerevival), Twitter (@cbusfurniture), my blog and our ETSY store (

If you have any ideas, requests, or comments please feel free to contact me at

Thanks for tuning in, ’till next time!!!!


About columbusfurniturerevival

Whether you are in need of new furniture or have a piece of furniture that needs a facelift, I am your gal. I take old furniture and turn it into "new to me" beautiful furniture that could go in any house. Columbus Furniture Revival gives furniture a second chance at love and it could be all yours!!!

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