How to Weather Wood - Cherished Bliss
Make new wood look OLD with this tutorial on how to Weather Wood. This is a great process to use when you want that reclaimed look but are using new lumber!
7 Ways to Age and Distress Furniture
7 ways to age and distress furniture pieces. See the different methods and determine which one is right for you!
DIY - Repurposing a Buffet or Dresser as a Bathroom Vanity: Part 2
DIY Repurposing a Buffet or Dresser as a Bathroom Vanity: Part 2
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How to Paint Tile - Easy Fireplace Paint Makeover
How to Paint Tile in 3 Easy Steps! NO SANDING REQUIRED! Before and After DIY Painted Fireplace Makeover! www.settingforfour.com
3 Painting Techniques for Furniture - Sand and Sisal
Yesterday I shared my experience at the Haven Conference, and today I wanted to show you a few things I learned at my favorite session: Advanced Painting! Now, I’m absolutely no expert when it comes to painting furniture but I’ve dabbled with it a bit, so I was so excited when I found out that ... Read More about 3 Painting Techniques for Furniture
French Linen Dresser
I came across this beautiful dresser at a yard sale a few years ago. Her paint and finish were a mess but everything else was in great shape. This piece is from the Touraine Custom Collection by Drexel (circa 1950's to 1960's). To date, she's my favorite yard sale find and I was glad to finally work on her. I was really excited to buy another color of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint too. French Linen was the color I chose to go with. I painted the shell of the dresser in French Linen. For the…
Just Paint it White
Just paint it white or some other light color! You can’t go wrong. White or light colored furniture goes with everything. It brightens up a space and it’s easy to decorate around. Whether you use a Purdy brush or a sprayer you will find that there’s great satisfaction with transforming an old outdated piece of furniture. ... Read More about Just Paint it White
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint layered in greens and reds will create an aged look, like the finish on this primitive little cabinet. If you love Primer Red you can see more posts here
Very good tutorial of how to white wash furniture (/lp).Curtesy of miss mustard seed. She used watered down milk paint to get this effect but says you can use other paints as well.
Feeling Navy Blue
I'm always on the hunt for a great piece of furniture to makeover. I've mentioned before that I'm constantly searching Craigslist looking for something special. A few weeks ago I was lucky and found a wonderful dresser that I had to have. I sent the Hubby to pick it up and while he was out he texted me to tell me it was a great piece. That's how you know it's good, when the Hubby says it is! When I buy a piece of furniture I look at it for a bit and think about what I want to do. I try very…