Reasons to Use Chalk Paint - Painted Furniture Ideas
I’ve used lots of different types of paint to paint furniture, from latex to oil to chalk paint, but there are definitely a few reasons why using chalk paint is a big plus for people who want to paint furniture at home. Little To No Sanding That’s a big deal when you are painting in...Read More
How to Paint and Distress a Frame - Painted Furniture Ideas
Ornate frames with lots of detail are perfect for painting and distressing. I check Goodwill pretty regularly and have been able to come across a few cute frames. To paint and distress them, here are the steps.. Ornate frames with lots of detail are perfect for painting and distressing. I check Goodwill pretty regularly and...Read More
Vintage Vanity in Black
Gorgeous antique vanity that I bought for a steal ($60!) and refinished in black and distressed. Blog post here: http://createinspireme.blogspot.com/2012/01/vanity.html
White Wax — BLUE ROOF CABIN
I picked up this hutch a few weeks ago and just knew I wanted to paint it blue. Aubusson Blue Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to be exact. I love the lines of this piece and with the fretwork & fancy legs I thought I would just paint it clean, no chipping and just hint of distres
DIY: Chair Recovered, A Cinderella Story | Centsational Style
This dusty old chair was sitting at the local thrift store with a $3 price tag. I gave her a makeover, and bibbity bobbity boo, now she’s Belle of the Ball. Or at least, the belle of my office. Before and After: If you don’t have a handy magic wand, then gather these supplies: Fabric of choice ...
Chalk Painting Tutorial | Painting a Mirror - Sincerely, Sara D. | Home Decor & DIY Projects
Chalk Painting Tutorial | Painting a Mirror
I Found It
I told y'all that I have been making a few changes to the master bedroom and was looking for something to hang above the bed. Well, I found it. I had actually left it at the antique mall the first time and went back a few days later and figured if it was still there it was meant to be. Here it is in the sunroom in its original state. I wasn't sure I wanted another mirror, but love the style of this piece. A closer look at the details you can see this is solid wood. The finish is so close to…
A Break and Some Chalk Paint Love
I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New Years! December seemed to just fly by, didn't it? My two oldest girls have their birthdays...
Paint in my hair
The title of this blog is for my mother, who taught me that you can always tell the quality of paint by how long it stays in your hair.
Glazed, but Not Confused - Glazing 101 & A Glazing Link Party
I'd like to start out by saying that I'm in no way any kind of professional on this. I'm just here to show you what works for me. Once you...