End Tables in Distressed Black & Oatmeal – Before & After
These matching end tables were given a new life with paint, glaze and distressing. Refinished in Black and Oatmeal, Black Glaze was used to antique and accent the sides and legs. Light distre…
The Beginner’s Guide to Annie Sloan Chalk Paint
You’ve heard of the five stages of grief, right? Well, have you heard of the five stages of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®? No? Well, let me enlighten you…. (Perhaps this experience will ring true for some of you.) STAGE #1: Intrigue: “A paint that requires no stripping, sanding, or priming? Tell me more!” STAGE #2:Read more
Thrifty French Chair Makeover (Annie Sloan Chalk Paint) - Artsy Chicks Rule®
Yes, you can paint upholstery!!! Thrifty french chair makeover with Chalk Paint! Come see how easy it is to transform your furniture!
How to remove veneer from wood furniture (the easy way!) - Classy Clutter
So I bought this desk off of craigslist for a smokin’ deal. I may or may not have driven into a snowy wilderness to get it but hey, gotta do whatchya gotta do right?! It’s a gorgeous piece! The downside… there was some lifting and cracking veneer on top but the rest of the desk is solid wood with gorgeous ornate carving and dovetail drawers. I knew it needed to come off but I have never removed so much veneer before so, honestly, I was a little nervous. After a little research, I learned…
Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Tutorial - Hutch
This is a simple tutorial on how to use the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint . We sell the paint in our store and every day I am asked about ...
Project Personality: Coats of Paint
Project Personality with Apple Box Boutique founder Leanne Playter Korsos Hello! Last week, On The Apple Box introduced me to...
A Vintage Cane Chair Pair Makeover in Grey Velvet | The DIY Mommy
Once upon a time - well, almost exactly one year ago - an avid Vintage Treasures Hunter spotted a pair of mid-century cane chairs on Kijiji. "Dear husband," she said as she peered up at her Main Squeeze, "would you mind driving an hour both ways to pick up these amazing-I'll-never-find-a-deal-like-this-ever-again-totally-vintage-tufted-i-love-them chairs with your truck?"...Read More
Changes we love and a Mora Clock review
So many of my blog readers will never step foot through our doors, so often I keep those of you in mind so you can see what it feels like in the shop. Maison Decor is located at 150 Main Street, Reading, Mass in a suburban New England town and we feel right at home after getting such a warm welcome from so many who live here. I love that many mention how pleased they are to have a small independent business in their town, and not another chain or big box store or pizza place popping up. The…
Tricks To Painting Ikea Furniture (+ What Not To Do) | Designer Trapped
There is a VITAL TRICK to painting Ikea furniture! I've tried painting Billy bookcases before and it was an epic fail, but this time it worked!
How to Make Chalk Paint with the BEST Recipe! | The Navage Patch
Learn how to make chalk paint with the BEST recipe. Our readers have spoken—there is no better DIY chalk paint recipe on the internet!
OLD BARN LIVING on Instagram: “This sideboard was paint with French Linen then I mixed Silo into our Oil Wax and used it wiped it down to create an oil painted look. Our…”
139 Likes, 16 Comments - OLD BARN LIVING (@oldbarnliving) on Instagram: “This sideboard was paint with French Linen then I mixed Silo into our Oil Wax and used it wiped it…”