How to Upholster Bench Corners - Little Green Notebook
Little Green Notebook: corners with no bunching when recovering chairs and benches. I wish I read this before I recovered the dining room chairs!
Easiest Makeover ever ! Annie Sloan Old White dry brushed on an old gold frame (framing a chalkboard). Rubbed back a bit to expose some of the gold. This took less than 15 minutes to do ! Bella !
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Annie Sloan shares a wonderful technique that works to bring out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors and frames!
5 Common Mistakes Made When Painting Furniture - Painted Furniture Ideas
Painting furniture is something most frugal, creative people want to do. Learn tips and tricks to make your next makeover professional looking.
Trick to Applying Dark Wax Over Chalk Paint on Furniture - Painted Furniture Ideas
There is a little trick to applying dark wax over chalk paint when painting furniture. Get the information you need to get the job done right.
How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets (A Step-by-Step Guide)
If you're in the market to paint your kitchen cabinets, you have come to the right place! I am sharing every single solitary step to a brand new space! While the actual priming and painting only took three days (can you say marathon painting?), reviving your kitchen cabinets will also require at least one solid day for prep, and at least one additional day to put everything back together. I took all day Friday to prep, primed and painted Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, and put everything back…
5 Mistakes People Make When Painting Kitchen Cabinets - Painted Furniture Ideas
Are you ready to tackle the job of painting kitchen cabinets? Learning from others mistakes will help you have a successful paint job.
How to Create a Weathered Wood Look With Paint
A step-by-step tutorial about how to create a weathered wood look using only paint and wax. In usual fashion on this blog, paint is the hero of today’s plot… just in case you thought for once it might be Superman for a change. While I’m at it, I should probably introduce you to the damsel ...
Vintage Vanity with French Country Cottage Style - Prodigal Pieces
Updating outdated furniture can be as easy as a fresh coat of paint & new knobs. This vintage vanity has a new look with whitewashed finish.
Classy & Whimsical Dresser in Painted Neutrals | Tracey's Fancy
I love all things whimsical and Alice and Wonderland. This classy and whimsical dresser painted completely in neutrals! I love the mix of patterns and and silver touches on this subtle piece.
We did this with Annie Sloan graphite, Paris gray, and old ochre then finished with a dark wax glaze.
We did this with Annie Sloan graphite, Paris gray, and old ochre then finished with a dark wax glaze. by Penny Shackelford on Indulgy.com
How to give brass an antique patina
There are lots of ways to give brass an aged or antique look. But unless you plan to use paint, the first thing you want to be sure of is that the item being aged is actually brass. Just be sure the item has the weight of brass and take a look at the back or bottom to be sure the object is brass straight through. The lovely antique patina develops either naturally or with your help through a variety of chemical reactions that happen with actual brass. My project was solid brass candle…