Bench made from door - tutorial!

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I LOVE old doors and even more i love repurposing old doors!  Lately i have come across tons, so ive been thinking of some new ways i can use them.  This isnt my original idea, i had seen it here and there over the last year and finally found…

New Rub on Transfers - Tutorial!

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You guys!  We have an exciting new product to show you!  You know those pretty furniture pieces you see and they have wording or pics on them?  A lot of times they are done with a transfer where you have to print a pic in reverse after finding…

Acid Mirror Tutorial

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Hey!  Im back today with a quick tutorial on acid mirrors.  This is a fun way to do a little something more with your furniture pieces and make it unlike anyone elses.  And to make the mirrors in Sweet Pickins style - i had to add the floral…

Aging new wood with milk paint and vinegar

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One of my favorite things ever is the look of old weathered gray wood that's had years in the sun out to oxidize and produce an amazing patina.  But unfortunately its getting harder to find and especially in the size that i need it in.  So…

{Layering Paint Technique} - using spackling paste

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So - about 3 years ago i seen this most awesome piece of furniture at a local boutique here in Utah.  I took pics at the time, but ive switched phones a couple times since then and the pics are gone.  It had the most awesome painting technique…

My table re-do with new wood top!!

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Oh - you guys, i am SO excited to show you my transformed table!  I love it so much and after wanting to make the change for a couple years, am so glad i finally did it! It was a fairly easy re-do with a big impact, i dont know why i waited…

Little painting trick using vaseline

Long ago i posted about using vaseline (petroleum jelly) as a way to get a chippy paint finish.  It just makes it so the paint doesnt stick to whatever you are painting and then when the paint is dry, you wipe away the vaseline.  Easy enough. Vaseline…

{Working with the dirt!} - before & after

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I finished up this table a quite a while ago but just found some pics of it while going through some stuff.  I really loved the way this table turned out and have always love the finish and the color.  I meant to post about it so long ago...but…

{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…

{My Favorite Tinted Primer}

One of the questions i get asked most often is, "how come when i look close at your pics of furniture, i don't see any white primer where you have distressed it?" That's because, for the most part i don't like to see white primer showing through,…