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
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?
Unlike most bloggers, I'm guessing that the majority of my readers are actually non-bloggers. This is because I know I have the awesome support of all my friends and family who continually visit my blog, even if they don't understand the world of blogging. I'm also guessing that some of you DO … [Read more...] about How to Start a Blog
Today I'm going to share a few of my furniture thrifting tips with you. 1) Real wood is the way to go. Unless you're shopping for a specific chair or something a little different, let's just assume that most of the time you're looking for a dresser or a table or a cabinet to repaint. I've … [Read more...] about Tips for Thrifting Furniture