How To Make Painted Furniture Look Old I showed you how I primed this bed yesterday and today I want to show you how to make painted furniture look old. I am so happy with the way this bed looks, patting myself on the back and doing the happy dance. The color is not one… [Read More]
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White Wax And Chalk Painted Furniture I painted this side table blue and it was very pretty but then I highlighted the details with white wax and the table was stunning. I know, stunning might not be the right word to describe furniture but you know what I mean. The table looks good at any… [Read More]
Painting Antique Furniture The furniture project today was a custom makeover. The dresser with mirror is an antique and has beautiful curvy swirly wood appliques. The client requested a two tone turquoise paint finish…..and heavy distressing. Two Tone Turquoise Painted Furniture The client had a vision and it worked. Two tone turquoise was the perfect… [Read More]
Java Color for Painted Wardrobe This vintage wardrobe painted furniture makeover turned out great. I had my doubts. The java paint color I selected will be as much of a surprise to you as it was to me. I took all of your makeover suggestions to heart and had a plan. I was going to… [Read More]
You Can Paint Antique Furniture I know I might get a lot of flack for my view but…..you can paint antique furniture…it’s okay. If you want to paint antiques go for it. Your furniture, your decision. I hope you like this makeover though. I worked hard on it and I think the makeover does the… [Read More]
How To Antique Furniture Learn how to antique furniture in a few easy steps. Antique paint and painted furniture to add depth and character. No hum drum stuff here. Tips, tricks, and lots of photos to make your project the best it can be are included. How to Antique Furniture Step 1. Paint furniture the… [Read More]
Wax Darkens Raw Wood I’ve mentioned a ton of times how wax darkens raw wood. It’s true. You guys have seem me use the wax after distressing furniture and getting down to raw wood. Well this project is really distressed. It’s not for the faint of heart. But, there are reasons why I distressed so… [Read More]
Buy Painted Furniture? Do you guys buy painted furniture or do you paint the furniture yourself. Or maybe you don’t even like painted furniture. That’s okay. Although if you’re a regular visitor here I’m pretty sure you have a thing for paint. Sometimes you run across a piece of furniture at the thrift store or… [Read More]
Stenciled Chandelier This stenciled chandelier project is one I’ve been looking forward to. I found the stencil a while back and couldn’t resist buying it. It’s fun and funky…..and me. I found a great vintage wardrobe a few weeks ago and debated long and hard over the makeover. Should I paint it white, black, two-tone… [Read More]
How To Age Painted Furniture
I found new tools to age painted furniture….straight out of my kitchen drawer. You guys are going to love this. I painted a horribly worn cedar chest using my new tools and I’m sharing the whole process with you. The technique is so easy I know you’ll want to give it a try.
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Technique Using A Metallic Paint Wash….something I made up. You guys hold the future of this piece in your hands. I honestly don’t know if this chest of drawers is a winner or a dud. When I look at it I love it, but who knows if anyone else will. I painted the chest gray… [Read More]
Tips For Distressing Painted Furniture I have a bunch of tips for distressing painted furniture and other painted items. I don’t pretend to know everything about the subject but I’ve learned a few things after working on hundreds of paint projects. Mostly I learned by making mistakes and by trial and error. If even one… [Read More]