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  1. Tara it’s so pretty and I love the contrasting dark details on the ends. Perfect.

    June 29, 2017
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    • said:

      I appreciate that so much Jaime! Thank you so much for stopping by!!!

      June 30, 2017
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  2. said:

    I just love how this church pew turned out! Wow, what a perfect fit for the area. I love the contrast in the color too. Wonderful!

    June 29, 2017
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      We were over the moon excited with how well our church pew fit in our living room. Thank you so much for stopping by Carolann!

      June 30, 2017
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  3. Oh, I just LOVE this!!! I have always wanted to add a church pew to our home!! Yours turned out beautifully!!

    July 1, 2017
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      Thanks Sam! We are incredibly excited about it!

      July 5, 2017
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  4. said:

    Tara, we picked up an old, old church pew from a guy on the river – it was SO long and painted chocolate brown. I snagged it for $20 and couldn’t get hubs and the pick up truck there fast enough. My husband took the entire thing apart and we cut off about 15″ of it. He sanded it and then pickled it with a white tint – it’s one of my favorite things. It has pocketknife carvings on it and on the back of the bench, carved in perfect block letters is the word S**T; I can imagine a bored 12 year old boy in a mountain revival meeting he was forced to go to, on the back row with blade in hand and doing his best engraving job!!!!!!

    July 7, 2017
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      Your church pew sounds fantastic Susan! $20, wow! And too funny about the graffiti on it.

      July 11, 2017
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  5. Offrs said:

    This is nice. I am in love with the new color and it looks great the way you have it displayed.

    July 9, 2017
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      Thank you very much!

      July 11, 2017
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  6. NH Gal said:

    A beautiful piece for your home. Well done! Not sure I have ever seen a church pew for sale. Hmm be on the lookout! Thanks for sharing.

    November 8, 2017
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    • said:

      Thank you so much for stopping by to check out our church pew makeover! Best of luck for finding one of your own :).

      November 11, 2017
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  7. said:

    Your pew is beautiful I am glad you left it in its natural state your husband was correct

    November 8, 2017
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    • said:

      Thank you so much for stopping by to see our church pew makeover Mary! I agree with you that my husband was right to keep it the raw wood 🙂

      November 11, 2017
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  8. said:

    I love the fab outcome of this church bench. You did an excellent job. So fab!

    February 7, 2018
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    • said:

      Thank you so much for your sweet comments about our church pew!

      February 12, 2018
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