Ceruse finishing is also called limed finishing. Cerusing is a technique used to highlight the detail of the grain on wood. This technique can be done on stained or painted wood. Today I am going to show you how to create a ceruse finish using grain filler.
This antique buffet cabinet refinishing was quite a project but turned out amazing.
Creating and designing furniture like this piece is one of my favorite things to do. I always start a design like this with a sample piece. Painted a piece of wood with General Finishes Basil Milk Paint once dried lightly distressed and then glazed with watered down General Finishes Waterbase Stain – Graphite.
The Raw Wood look is a classic and clean look that is very appealing. I am going to share my secret on how to get this look with many of the honey color or 90s oak stained furniture.
Updating furniture with handles can revive your furniture. New paint and hardware can drastically change the look of a piece of furniture. There are so many different handles that can bring out the type of style you are going for. Styles like, industrial, farmhouse, cottage, boho and more.
Any chance I get to get back to my roots to restore furniture I get giddy. Don’t get me wrong I love painting furniture, but restoring to original is beyond rewarding. This mission oak chair was restored back to original.
Stripping can be so messy I am going to share the easiest most efficient way to strip wood.
I get giddy when I am asked to restore something as beautiful as this antique door. Even worn she is beautiful just wait till you see her restored.
This look really highlights the grain and shows its beauty rather than painting over it.
Grey wood is becoming more and more popular! This grey buffet is just one more of the beautiful pieces I have revived this year. This piece was definitely a challenge, which I do admit I love. However I wanted to share with you today how I was able to create this color grey for this buffet.
It’s such an honor to be trusted with a sentimental piece of furniture. This cabinet was build as a tool bench at Briggs and Stratton in Wauwatosa WI. Watch as I transformed this tool bench into a kitchen island.
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
Manmade distressing to natural distressing like worm holes can be all a piece of furniture needs to bring out its unique character.
This is one of my favorite Upcycles. Converting a desk into matching nightstands.
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