So it's come to my attention lately that maybe I haven't been providing as much value to you all as possible. It's easy to get caught up in the "I'm not good enough" or "I don't have enough experience" thought process, but the truth is, I do make a little money from painting furniture and I've been … [Read more...] about Painting Tips and Tricks: An Introduction
I found this blog post that I guest posted on a friend's blog a while back and decided that it would be beneficial for my readers, too! Have you ever found a great used piece of furniture at a garage sale or thrift store, but you passed it up because it was already painted and you weren't sure … [Read more...] about Prepping Painted Furniture
So I'll be honest. I've had this kid's table sitting in my garage for probably 6 months...and I just haven't been too excited about it. Let me just paint you a picture (I mean that figuratively) of what this thing looked like before (since I don't actually have a before picture). It was a dirty … [Read more...] about How to Paint Clean Stripes
Happy Monday!! This one is a little sweeter for me since I'M ENGAGED NOW!!!!! So I'm sure you want the story, but let me give you a little background first. Will and I have been dating about 3 years (it will be exactly 3 years this Saturday). We met in my college town, which is his hometown. … [Read more...] about My Engagement Story
Whenever anyone asks me if I use chalk paint and if I recommend it, I always feel obligated to let them know about the price. Just one quart of chalk paint runs you around $40. I pay a few cents over $40 when buying Annie Sloan chalk paint once the tax is added, and for CeCe Caldwell's Paints I … [Read more...] about How Much Can You Paint with a Quart of Chalk Paint?