Our black painted sideboard: how to easily paint a buffet with latex paint!
Furniture Building & Refinishing

Our black painted sideboard: how to easily paint a buffet with latex paint!

In this post: With our recent dining room makeover, I found and bought a second-hand 1940’s buffet on Marketplace. I then gave it a dramatic makeover with LATEX PAINT! There are all sorts of specialty paints these days, including various chalk and milk paints. But I’m a big fan of using plain old latex paint…

Sandpaper Grits and Their Uses – What Do Those Sandpaper Numbers Mean?
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Sandpaper Grits and Their Uses – What Do Those Sandpaper Numbers Mean?

In this post: Have you ever begun a DIY project, only to wonder which sandpaper you should start with or which one to use between coats of paint or poly? Here are the most common sandpaper grits and their uses as a handy reference! Do you know what the different sandpaper numbers mean? Do you…

How to Get the Lime Wash/White Washed Wood Finish without Blue Undertones!
Furniture Building & Refinishing

How to Get the Lime Wash/White Washed Wood Finish without Blue Undertones!

In this post: Want to get the lime wash/white washed wood finish without the blue undertones that typical store-bought pickling finish gives? Here’s how to do it! This post was sponsored by Rust-Oleum Consumer Brands Canada. All opinions are as always, our own. See our full disclosures and policies here.  When we shared our original white wash…

How to Give a Vintage Dresser a Makeover + 6 Non-Bedroom Places to Use a Dresser
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How to Give a Vintage Dresser a Makeover + 6 Non-Bedroom Places to Use a Dresser

In this post: Sometimes there’s nothing like a vintage piece to bring some extra character – and storage space – to a room. Here’s how to give a vintage dresser a makeover and 6 non-bedroom places to use a dresser too! This post was sponsored by Rust-Oleum Consumer Brands Canada. All opinions are as always,…

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