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Kristi Arpasi, AIFD

My Side Hustle

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I discovered my love for refinishing and recycling thrift store treasures. I will post my current projects here, and you can check out my Etsy store at https://www.etsy.com/shop/ChiqueAttique. All items are available at the studio, so if you would like to see something or have any questions, please text me at 317-709-5130.


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This child’s rocker was refinished, then I wove the Shaker seat. Shaker tape is available in several color combinations. Text me! 317-709-5130

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I found this vintage bread box at Midland Arts & Antiques. After stripping it down and sanding, I painted it kind of a creamy off-white, then added an antiquing glaze giving it this cool patina. Lastly, I hand-painted the Victorian lettering and added the copper hardware.

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I came across these old candle holders at a thrift store. The material is some type of resin. I painted these with chalk paint and glazed with antiquing wax.

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Pineapple is the symbol for welcome. These old pineapple candle holders came from a flea market. I painted and antiqued them.

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I found this folding bookshelf at the Noblesville Antique Mall. I stripped off the old finish and sanded, then applied a stain.

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