by Grace Bonney FACEBOOK TWITTER PINTEREST have a before and after project you’d like to share on d*s? just shoot me an email right here with your pictures. jane says: February 28, 2008 at 11:35 am How does everyone get their paint so nice and smooth on all of their “before and afters”? I’m eyeing an old secretary (desk, that is) of mine… Reply jeans says: February 28, 2008 at 1:26 pm i LOOOOVE these chair stories. they make me daydream when i should be working. makes me think of chaircouture, but even better because you don’t need oodles of $ and celestrial professional skills…. Reply lucky says: February 28, 2008 at 3:32 pm lovin it. Reply michelle says: February 28, 2008 at 5:40 pm my grandmother has that dining room set. it was my great grandparents, they got it as a wedding gift in 1914. Reply erin lang norris says: February 28, 2008 at 10:15 pm wow! that looks fantastic! great job. :) Reply Jennifer Mitchell says: February 29, 2008 at 12:45 am I think Theresa must live in Grosse Pointe. Have I seen her around somewhere? We Pointers are famous for embracing the pink and green whilst sipping our cocktails at the club. :) Reply ld says: February 29, 2008 at 7:43 am I’ve done something similar with old wooden chairs before as well. The problem is, in spite of multiple gluing sessions, they always end up becoming rickety. Any suggestions? Reply Elaine says: March 22, 2008 at 1:37 am I absolutely loooove your website!! I just discovered it today, I’m so excited :) Reply Sue | Design says: July 20, 2009 at 5:12 am I am loving this site the more and more I visit. I just love all the new ideas that I have managed to pick up from you. Like this chair for example, not that I would use that vibrant green but it sure does make a statement. Reply LEAVE A COMMENT Cancel reply Comment Design*Sponge reserves the right to restrict comments that do not contribute constructively to the conversation at hand, contain profanity, personal attacks, hate speech or seek to promote a personal or unrelated business. Our goal is to create a safe space where everyone (commenters, subjects of posts and moderators) feels comfortable to speak. Please treat others the way you would like to be treated and be willing to take responsibility for the impact your words may have on others. Disagreement, differences of opinion and heated discussion are welcome, but comments that do not seek to have a mature and constructive dialogue will not be published. We moderate all comments with great care and do not delete any lightly. Please note that our team (writers, moderators and guests) deserve the same right to speak and respond as you do, and your comments may be responded to or disagreed with. These guidelines help us maintain a safe space and work toward our goal of connecting with and learning from each other.