Brick Home Love
Valentine's Day is approaching, and I wanted to do a few little decorative things around the house. This chalkboard is the first thing I did. I am no artist, but I am happy with how my first real chalk-art project turned out.
Simply Chic Treasures - Budget DIY's, Crafts, and Home Decor
My sister-in-law Hannah has been getting a bit of a room makeover lately... lucky her! I have had the opportunity to paint some furniture for her. The first piece I am going to share is the desk. It was just your typical cream and gold french provincialness. Her room was painted a hot pink... now I know what you're thinking... eww??? Hot pink?? But it actually looks terrific... you'll just have to use your imagination, though, I photographed the desk in my own home before I brought it to…
Old Thrift Store Coffee Table Transformed with Chalk Paint & PolyShades - Artsy Chicks Rule®
Look how I transformed a $5 dollar thrift store table with 2 simple and easy to use products....Annie Sloan Chalk Paint & Minwax Polyshades.
In a recent post, I blogged about transferring French Typography onto wooden furniture using wax paper- this week’s High Five For Friday! Yup-regular old wax paper- the old-fashioned kind we …
DIY Inkjet Transfers
Want to transfer a photographic image to almost ANY surface? With the inkjet transfer process, you print the image on a sheet of wax paper so that it can be ...
Before & After: Kitchen Table and Chairs - U Create
I was hopping around blogland one night when I found this stunning Table & Chairs Makeover by Mimi at A Change of Heart. Don’t you love how bright and happy these chairs look…wait until you see the table! Head on over and see how she transformed these from drab to absolutely fabulous.
CLAY POT WITH A WAX PAPER TRANSFER
Here's a simple and quick way to perk up some clay pots. We used about 1/4 cup of Annie Sloan Old White, then mixed it with a couple tablespoons of baby powder to give the paint some texture. While the paint is drying, look through the Graphics Fairy website to find a great graphic you could transfer onto it. Here's the process: 1. Trim a piece of wax paper to 8 1/2 x 11 inches 2. The paper should be fed into your printer so that the "dull" side of the paper gets the ink. 3. Size your…
How to Clean Wax Brushes
I have this THING for brushes Paint brushes, wax brushes, artist brushes ~ doesn't matter, I love 'em all. My Favorite Waxin...
How to Turn a Dresser Into a Bathroom Vanity
DIY: How To Turn A Dresser Or Sideboard Into A Vanity - this is an excellent tutorial on how to prep the sideboard, how to install the tile top & how to measure for & install a sink, faucet & plumbing.
The best way to paint furniture - Jennifer Rizzo
a tutorial on the best way to paint furniture, with a how to paint furniture tutorial, hoe to move dresser knobs and more furniture painting hacks!!