I knew I was going to do the top wood but I wanted to do a natural wood color. I have always wanted to do a table with all different color and style chairs. So instead I did two beachy colors for the chairs and a natural grey base.
Finding gems like this one in storage for FREE is what I live for. This slant top desk makeover was so fun to create.
Ironing out dents? Yes lets talk about how to remove dents from wood. Its more like steaming dents out of wood.
Not all sandpaper is equal and today I am going to teach you how to choose the right sandpaper GRIT for the job.
The sleek streamline style of MCM is one of the biggest draws of this style. I am in love this MCM dresser makeover!
One of my favorite looks on furniture is texture!! Also creating the texture can be just as fun. Replicating age and use on a piece is a thrilling challenge.
Lacquer is an evaporative type finish which means that it cures by evaporating. This type of finish will also re-amalgamate into self, making is easier to repair.
I loved working on this Antique Walnut Dresser makeover. It was so fun to create and decide which parts I was going to refinish and which parts got paint.
One of the best ways to fill large areas is with Bondo. Today I will show you how to repair furniture with Bondo. Yes, it is made for cars but it has been used by professionals for many years.
I often get asked how to do a veneer patch. Do you cut out the veneer to fit in the missing areas? Is the typical question. No I don’t its actually really easy and fun to do. It is easier to share this process through video so that’s just what I did for you.
This Mid Century Modern Dresser was a fun creation collaboration. Every aspect of this piece was thoroughly thought out.
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.