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
7 Common Mistakes Made Painting Kitchen Tables - Painted Furniture Ideas
Kitchen tables get hammered over time. Whether you have little kids digging in their forks into the table, or just host of dinners with platters scraping the top, the table gets abused. Eventually, most DIYers think of repainting their kitchen table. It is cheaper than purchasing a new table, and the best part: you get...Read More
How To Paint Laminate Furniture in 3 Easy Steps!
When we moved into our house a few years back, we had two hot pink couches and a mattress on the floor. That's about the time I began finding old thrift store furniture and painting it...and out of necessity, a hobby was born. Now three years later, I've painted and repurposed tons of furniture, and my entire house is furnished with my finds. This aqua blue dresser is one of my favorites. Enjoy! Last week some friends were moving and they gave me a bunch of furniture from their basement. It…
Road-Rescue Part 1 – Staining Pine with General Finishes Gel Stain… Ohhhhh No! - Salvaged Inspirations
If you're following me on Facebook, you know a few days ago I received a fun box of goodies from General Finishes Corporation. I decided to put these GF products to the test by re-styling 3 road-rescued furniture finds.My first challenge was pine is a soft large grained wood that typically doesn't take well to dark stain.
3 Painting Techniques for Furniture - Sand and Sisal
Prev postNext post Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse 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 ... Read More about 3 Painting Techniques for Furniture
The Borrowed Abode: Apartment and small space decorating tips for renters and homeowners.
navy blue walls, upholstery tack ribbon trim on walls Outdoor entertaining Openings The Borrowed Abode: Apartment and small space decorating tips for renters and homeowners. What color should I paint my furniture?