I'm Jen, wife to Joe, mom to Liam and Reece, and founder of Lucky Thistle. Like nearly everyone across the country, March of 2020 hit and I found myself not at my job as a paraeducator, stuck at home. Bored, I decided to pull out my old painting hobby and skills to re-do my kitchen table, which turned into my hutch, kitchen cabinets, floors...and well the rest as they say is history! I absolutely love the process of refinishing, repurposing, and revitalizing old furniture - turning it into something new, or restoring it's former beauty. I can't wait to see what incredible history you have that I can help restore; or what fun junk you have that I can help make functional and beautiful again!
Founder & Artist
At Lucky Thistle, we pride ourselves on doing things the right way, even if that takes a little extra time and elbow grease. We never cut corners, utilizing proper techniques to ensure your piece not only looks great but holds up too.
Here are just a few of the things we do:
We take the time for adequate and proper sanding, cleaning, and curing before painting and between coats to ensure the paint adheres properly and won't chip or peel.
We only use premium brushes designed for specialty paints so they don't leave stroke marks or drop hairs or fibers.
We select high-quality paints, chalk paints, and sealers meant for furniture and use. No spray paint here!
We work in an environmentally controlled shop so we can keep creating year-round!