I have to call my taste into question on some of my furniture makeovers. I look at past projects and cringe or just shake my head. Today you get to see some of my questionable makeovers. You may not have seen them before because I deleted the posts on most of them. I didn’t want… [Read More]
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Today I’m sharing a few things I’ve learned about distressing painted furniture and home decor. You guys know I call myself the Queen of Distressing. There’s a reason for that. Distressing paint is my very favorite furniture makeover technique. You can distress anything that’s been painted, lamps, photo frames, wall and window molding, etc. Distressing… [Read More]
Antique to New, Junk to Funk, Best Things At The Flea Market! Yes, you can find just about anything at the Nashville Flea Market. I spotted lots of painted furniture this trip and also several vintage outdoor gliders and chairs. I’m taking you on a short photo tour and then if you like you can… [Read More]
Decorating Trick and The Orange Cabinet Is No More Remember you saw this awesome mirror decorating tip here first! Do you have very many mirrors in your home? I try to hang one in each bedroom and of course the bathrooms. If a mirror is a bit plain or if I want to show it… [Read More]
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]
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]
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]
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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