Layers of Crackled Paint Ever painted something more than once? I have. This cedar chest has layers of chippy crackled paint because I’ve painted it 5 times now and it had layers of paint on it when I bought it a few years ago. The latest paint finish is a pretty black which I distressed… [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]
A look at the Owen workshop from our carport… In honor of the several inches of white snow here in Clarksville I wanted to share the….
Sara and I had another fun furniture painting workshop over the weekend. Two charming ladies from Missouri drove down to spend the day painting with us. That was exciting!! We also had Carrie from Clarksville. We love her too! I was in awe just watching her use the electric sander. This is Karen and… [Read More]
I hope everyone had a nice holiday weekend. I did. That means I had fun but didn’t accomplish much! I went to the Nashville Flea Market Friday, re-did my booth on Saturday, painted furniture on Sunday, and went to an all day auction on Monday. I bought some nice things at the Nashville Flea Market… [Read More]
Sharing Tips I Learned When Teaching Furniture Painting Workshops This post is for anyone who thinks they can’t paint furniture. I used to teach furniture painting workshops and I’m here to tell you “You Can Paint Furniture”. It isn’t difficult. I have a few tips to share from observing the attendees at the paint workshops…. [Read More]
Painting French Provincial Furniture French Provincial is one of my favorite furniture styles. I mean who doesn’t love the pretty hardware and the curvy furniture fronts. Well, the guys might not like it for their rooms but us girls do. The before is kind of sad huh. French Provincial furniture of this style was manufactured… [Read More]
Pink Painted Furniture hey guys, Are ya’ll ready for the fireworks? Because of the extreme drought conditions in Clarksville, fireworks have been banned here for the 4th. I know I’m an old fuddy-duddy but shooting fireworks at home makes me nervous. I’m always afraid someone is going to be injured during all the excitement. The… [Read More]