Sometimes people foist unwanted furniture off on family members. It might be something of sentimental value — maybe Grandma’s old buffet — that they’d like to keep in the family. But what if the piece doesn’t fit its new owner’s style?
The beauty of exchanging ownership is that the new owner owns the piece. The possessor has every right to update it to make it his own. Possession is nine-tenths of the law, right?
That’s what writer Tina Parker told herself when she decided to update an antique roll-top desk that was given to her by her mother-in-law.
Read what happened next in Saturday’s HomeStyle.