Floral Wood Tutorial - Using Napkins!

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Hey - im back with a quick blog post about how im getting all those cute floral prints on my furniture and on wood!  Ive been posting ton of pics on FB lately about these fun florals and lots were asking for a tutorial - so here goes! I saw…

{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…

{Work with what the trash man gave ya}

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A while back I got this black hutch.  I didn’t really pay too much attention to the condition apparently.  So when someone decided they wanted to buy this cute little hutch, I started to get it ready for paint and it was a mess!! Seriously…

{Another old door turned coffee table}

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>I had another old door laying around that wasn’t being used for anything, so since my last door turned coffee table got some sweet comments/emails, I decided to make one to sell. This door was smaller, not quite as wide as mine, but it still…

{Repurposed Headboard/Footboard}

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>I have seen tons of headboards turned benches out there and its been on my to-do list for about a year now.  I finally got around to it and I think it turned out pretty cute :) This is not a detailed tutorial – but you will get the…

{Distressing with Vaseline and Cabinet Scrapers}

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> My very favorite distressing technique with furniture, is the look of chippy paint.  And although i love that look, i didnt exactly know how to go about it.  I have read tons of things online and tried lots of little tricks but…

{Sewing table – before & after}

>Just a quick little before & after to show what can be done with a dated sewing table. This one is solid wood and had cute lines.  It went a creamy white, then heavily distressed with a 60 grit sanding block.  The top was given…

{Distressing with an electric sander}

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>I LOVE distressed furniture – to me, the more distressed the better.  Especially white/cream distressed pieces with a dark stain underneath that will show through.  That gets my heart pumpin.  Just so happens that i had a…