{How to Glaze Furniture} - Take 2

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One of my most popular posts of all time on this little blog is the one i did on glazing furniture so long ago!  That post can be found here. While i still use that technique sometimes with the stain or paint mixed with a glazing medium, it…

{Family Room Paint Color} - before & after

I get emails all the time on my paint color in the main areas of my house, and after this post from yesterday i got a few more.  I actually repainted a few months back and forgot to post any before & after pics. Honestly, the change was…

The great CLEAN OUT of 2013!!!

Nope...Im not moving - although it looks like it :) I have been in some sort of a funk lately when it comes to my house.  I really dont think its just the winter ickies that will soon pass.  I have been feeling this coming for a while.…

{Moody Blue Antique Vanity/Dressing Table} - Before & After

Im super bummed that i cant find a before pic of this vanity!  Im normally pretty good at getting the before pics, i searched high and low and nothing to be found.  Sorry! But, im sure you can imagine the old brown stain that this was covered…

{Dresser #139} - Before & After

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When i started working on this dresser, i wasn't too inspired.  The yucky puke brown paint made this dresser super blah and boring and didn't excite me too much. I actually was so uninspired that i was couldn't decide on a paint color,…

{Decorating Crisis} Entryway Progress #2

Oh man you guys, my entry way is not coming along like i had hoped.  Normally, things just kinda work out and its not often that i struggle with making things look the way that i want them - this is not the case with my entry re-decorating! If…

Vintage Inspired Valentine Sign

Sooooo, i wanted to make a wooden sign for Christmas and just didnt find the time.  Well, the next holiday up is Valentines and im on it!  This last weekend we had a rare weekend when we had nothing planned - no soccer, no bday or family…

Custom Orders - Back Again!!

Just a quick note for all my local Utah customers....I will now be taking custom orders on a limited basis Ok - i didnt go to long without taking custom orders did i??!!  i feel like i am missing out meeting new people and working on lots…

{Happy New Year!!} - and Christmas 2012 pics

Happy New Year!!  I hope everyone is safe @ home enjoying time with your family.  I was going to be very productive and get lots if painting done in the shop today, but we are all kinda being lazy - as we should!!  I am so, so ready for the…