mold out,” she says.
Furniture restoration can produce
fun surprises. Dorsey and her staff
have made some interesting finds
in secret compartments, including
old letters filled with apologies
and blush-worthy confessions.
Unclaimed relic family photos
adorn their office refrigerator.
“My manager bought a piece from
auction, took all the drawers out,
and found $900 taped up in it!” she
exclaims. “Every piece of furniture
tells a story, if they could talk, furni-ture
could write awesome books.”
Opposite top: Flea Body’s owner
Jody Dorsey paints, sands and seals
a damaged end table to give it new
life with a distressed paint look, and
Chelsea Russell applies a transfer to
a painted table. Above: Tim Ambler
applies paint to several nightstands
using a sprayer. Opposite bottom:
Painted furniture and furniture paint-ing
classes are popular at Flea Body’s
2700 N. Lumina Ave Unit 306
Shell Island Resort
1 Bd / 1 Full Ba / 526 SqFt.
A fantastic oceanfront 3rd floor unit on
2112 Forest Lagoon Place
4 BD + Bonus + FROG / 3 Full Baths
1 Half Bath / 4,285 SqFt.
Lovely family home with double porches and
2514 N Lumina Avenue, #3B
3 Bd / 2 Ba / 1,452 SqFt.
Oceanfront, top floor condo opportunity at
Wrightsville Dunes in Wrightsville Beach, NC.