Showing posts with label furniture. Show all posts
Showing posts with label furniture. Show all posts

Monday, July 28, 2014

Miss Mustard Seed Painted Hutch

I'm excited to have finally found a hutch that is
perfect for trying out Miss Mustard Seed paint on a large piece of furniture for the first time...


Friday, July 25, 2014

Pretty Green Potting Bench

This little piece was even tossed out
by the church... Out to the curb it went...
until we came along that is...


Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Painted Galvanized Table Top

The painted finish of a galvanized steel table top is a 
look I've always wanted to achieve...

galvanized paint effect on a table top

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Organizing a Hutch

When you are trapped in the house for
days on end due to snow...

organizing a hutch

There is only one thing to do...

Monday, February 24, 2014

DIY Narrow Wall or Sofa Table

This project started with the table legs I found
in front of the junk man's house...

Narrow wall table made with found objects

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Friday, December 13, 2013

Pottery Barn Inspired Mirror Class

Let me tell you about the fun we had
painting mirrors that were inspired by the 
Christmas mirrors at Pottery Barn at


Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Monday, September 30, 2013

Navy Blue Maple Side Table

I went to the best garage sale the other day...
you know the ones where there was an old lady 
living there for her whole life and her family
just wants to clear the house...

Almost every vintage thing in the driveway was 

Monday, September 9, 2013

Rocking Chair With Grain Sack Cushion

A sad little rocker gets a much needed make-over...

It is always amazing what a little paint can do...

Monday, August 26, 2013

Hall Tree Bench

This hall tree bench is an antique and about 15 years 
ago my sister in law gave it to me because she was moving.

I vaguely remember her saying not to do anything to it
(or something like that) and well I didn't... 

until now.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Chalk Paint on a Fabric Chair

To say that I am skeptical about painting
fabric with chalk paint is an understatement...

But in the name of science and all that is crafty,
I'm painting a fabric chair with Annie Sloan chalk paint today...

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Monday, July 29, 2013

Outdoor Coffee Table

I sat on my deck looking at the ugly black
wrought iron coffee table in front of me... 

I thought about how much I didn't like it and 
I decided to get up and do something about it right now!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

How to Paint (and Not to Paint) Furniture With Chalk Paint

A sad old cabinet gets a much needed make-over.
and a few tricks and lessons I learned along the way...

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