restoration

Furniture damaged-transformed with Dixie Belle Paint

Before & After: Create an heirloom with Dixie Belle

By Dixie Belle Paint Company After a few years, every piece of furniture goes out of style, suffers damage or just needs an overall uplift. Some antique pieces can benefit from a good cleaning with White Lightning, repairing with Dixie Mud and waxing with Best Dang Wax! Not all old finishes...

Broken portrait plate

Family of restorers rebuilding broken mementos

McHugh’s Restorations of Richmond, Virginia, has been rescuing damaged — or downright shattered — family heirlooms for decades. Antoinette Rahn catches up with the McHugh family in the latest Knowing Your Business column, and finds out how each generation contributes to the team.