In this post: Learn how to whitewash stain your projects and furniture. Plus all the faqs and tips you need to know to whitewash your own projects with Minwax White Wash Pickling stain! Whitewash stain, or pickling, is a type of finish that you can use to brighten the look of your wood ... READ the POST
Paint and Finishing Techniques
Paint and finishing techniques for the do-it-yourselfer. Learn how to do finishes like our popular grey wash wood finish, painting furniture with latex paint, easy french paint finish and white wash pickling. Plus how to stencil a wall, paint stair risers and more!
Easy DIY grey wash finish. Get the look of old barn boards or refinish your furniture using this grey wash finish tutorial. The look of aged barn wood. Grey. Rustic. Perfectly imperfect. Restoration Hardware's got it. Pottery Barn's got it. But what if you don't want to pay the high price tag ... READ the POST
In this post: How to paint furniture with latex paint! Life is always busy, but one of the projects we managed to squeeze in recently was the grey tweed hutch in the dining room. I've missed the hutch from our old house's dining room, but have been making do with the very first ... READ the POST
In this post: How to create an easy French paint finish! Oh my goodness! Have I ever told you how much I love the look of french antique furniture? Curvy, aged and neutral. Mmm. Perfect. So can you imagine my thrill when I found this mirror at Value Village for super cheap whilst ... READ the POST
I am a huge fan of high impact feature walls in decorating. Wallpaper is one way to get that impressive effect - but stenciling can be just as effective for much less money, not to mention that stenciling is less of a long-term commitment (because it can just be painted over)! Our last house saw ... READ the POST
How not to paint kitchen cabinets. Unless you want your cabinets to resemble a piece of furniture found in a dilapidated shed after 50 years! When it comes to painting kitchen cabinets, a Google search will get you any number of tutorials. Everyone from DIY bloggers, to HGTV and the DIY ... READ the POST
When it comes to painting kitchen cabinets, a Google search will get you any number of tutorials. Everyone from DIY bloggers, to HGTV and the DIY Network seems to have a tutorial on painting kitchen cabinets.
In case you're short on time, the gist of all of them is to remove your cupboards, clean them really well, sand them, prime and paint a couple of coats.