Restoring furniture to its former glory is my passion. Each restoration is a challenge in its own and this vintage harvest child’s rocking chair was definitely a challenge
So excited I am finally stepping up my game in my woodworking shop. I have a list of shop improvements and the Wen Air Filtration System was top of the list. Lately after spraying in my shop I have been noticing excessive dust and it was getting overly frustrating. When I would spray a top […]
I have been testing out several different ways to achieve the perfect chipping paint look not to toot my own horn but honk, honk I think I nailed it. Chippy paint gives the best farm house cottage furniture feel. The more painted chipped the better! A Little Background….. First off I don’t really like the […]
Naturally distressing furniture is a fun technique to learn on furniture. Imaging the age and use of a piece of furniture you can get creative. Manmade distressing to natural distressing like worm holes can be all a piece of furniture needs to bring out its unique character. Today I am going to show you one […]
This is one of my favorite Upcycles. Converting a desk into matching nightstands. Beds today are very tall and there is nothing more annoying than a too short nightstand, desks seem to be the perfect height. The storage is wonderful! These are completely customizable I even added an extra outlet to this desk. Plus it […]
Today I am so excited to show you some brick painting! There are so many different ways to paint brick. From white washing, German smear, to just straight paint
I love to white wash wood, it can drastically change the appearance of your furniture.
There are so many different types paint but what kind is good for furniture? I mean there is always left over wall paint and its super cheap can that be used? What about all these chalk paint companies popping up is that paint good for furniture?
After getting a dresser I with a formica top I needed a really good bonding primer. Instantly two respected people told me XIM primer
Today I want to show you how to dispose of old paint.
My faithful followers know that every spring I share the top local flea market schedules. To add to my traditions as the year winds down I want to add my top color picks of the new year. We all have so many hopes and aspirations with the coming year. Sometimes a change of your scenery […]
This dry sink had seen better days, I was asked by a new coming small business to revive this dry sink. The best part is they requested a soft PINK!
I was looking for a paint pen that could do inking lines when painting furniture. I think I have come across just the right pen, Slobproof paint pens.
Stripping is a lot of hard, gross, goopy work and no one likes to do it. So, I recently created this beautiful grey stain look without stripping down to the raw wood.
Have you ever heard someone say “Its made out of rubberwood”? Todays furniture we use a lot of rubber wood in its production.