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Announcement!

Announcement!Well, my friends, it’s time to make the official announcement. Past Perfect Furnishings by Ruth is moving to Austin, Texas! I’ve been blessed by everyone’s support here in Mississippi, but what can I say? Those wide open spaces are calling pretty loudly!I’ll be taking custom orders for the next 4-6 weeks, so get your requests to me ASAP! I’ll also be working on some of…

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A Gift To Myself

A Gift To MyselfSometimes I have to give myself a little something, just because it makes me happy and I deserve it! I purchased this jewelry armoire from an estate sale on Facebook Marketplace for $40. The velvet inside was pink. It was in really good condition, but it just didn’t go with the white and gold vision I had for the exterior. I use…

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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SALE

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SALETHE SALE STARTS TODAY! Here are all the details:Get 10% off of ANY item in stock by being a blog subscriber, and an additional 10% off during the weekend sale – for a total of 20% off! All of the items you see here are included in the sale, PLUS so many more!!! Stop by the workshop on Saturday May 25 from 7-12…

violet vanity

The Violet Vanity Share This sweet vanity went from white shabby to antique chic! And it only took me about a month to finish her (almost but not quite!).I found this painted white vanity on the Facebook Marketplace and fell in LOVE. She was actually pretty overpriced, especially without a mirror, but I went ahead and took the plunge. I knew I could work some…

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The Ugly Duckling!

The Ugly Duckling!Have you ever come across something that was hideously ugly, but you knew it was hiding something beautiful underneath? Take a look at the legs on this creature! I found this antique buffet on a local online auction that I like to hit up from time to time. I like to buy furniture that other people wouldn’t buy because it’s wonky in some…

Ugly Nightstands Transformed

Ugly nightstands transformed!These two are for sale! Act fast! $265 for the pair.I found these bulky old wooden night stands on the Facebook Marketplace, and they were just begging me to be transformed! Can you say 1980s?! The farmhouse style is really en vogue these days, and I absolutely LOVE working with milk paint. I use a paint sprayer for some of my other techniques…

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How Many Photos Do You Have On Your Phone? I Found Out I Have Over 11,000!

How Many Photos Do You Have On Your Phone? I Found Out I Have Over 11,000!As I sit here typing this post, I am currently I’m (im)patiently waiting for 11,990 photos to be transferred from my iPhone to a portable media storage device that I have connected to my laptop. I’ve been amassing this huge sum of photos since 2015, if I’m not mistaken. Since…