If you have followed along you know I have a love affair with stenciling walls. So it would make sense that stenciling furniture would come next. I really wanted to stencil a piece of furniture to change things up!
We had this sweet little buffet that I painted in Persian Blue by General Finsihes.
A lot of you ask me all the time where I get my stencils and the answer is a quick, Royal Design Studio. I love them. In fact, it is where I also get my production sized stencils…
Choosing a Rug, Changing a Room
It’s a lot of pressure to put on a rug. I know. But for the last year or so we have been going from tans to grays….partly because we are buying a leather sectional and that will be too much brown. The whole process has stopped since we are moving but as part of the transition we are are getting rid of REDS and adding blues, green, and turquoise. Choosing a rug can be very hard and time consuming.
We got this rug at Ikea and it…
Ever wonder what the process is like to do some fun metallic glazing?!!
In the following video you can watch as I mix Modern Masters Warm Silver and MM Blackened Bronze on a very detailed coffee table leg to get just the look I want.
How to paint Laminate Furniture!
You may remember our giveaway from the very beginning of the year. We combined a dresser with a Newborn photo session from Michelle Lunn Photography.
If you are refinishing a laminate piece of furniture this post will help you tremendously. How do you know if you are dealing with laminate?
Laminate usually has a gloss. If it is yellow french provincial than there is likely laminate SOMEWHERE ON IT. Usually the top. Sometimes laminate looks like wood veneer. To know the difference…take a power sander and…
How To Repair Veneer Damage
If you know me, you know I hate removing veneer. There isn’t a perfect solution and if it is really damaged you will end up having to paint it in order to save it at all. If you are lucky, you can glue it down. If you are a little less lucky, you only have to remove part of it and if you are a lot less lucky then you have to remove all of it. Today, I am addressing the inbetween lucky times.
This blog post is for when you have…