Learn how to create a full scale chalkboard wall in three easy steps! If you follow us on Facebook, you may have noticed that we painted a chalkboard wall in our dining room. I originally thought I wanted to put the chalkboard wall in the kitchen. But after living with it in the dining room ... 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!
In this post: Love the look of old wood but don't have any old barn board kicking around? We'll tell you how to make any wood look old in 3 simple steps - even new wood! We adore reclaimed wood. At least how it looks. Not so much the price. You see, we don't live near an abundant source of ... READ the POST
I've been wanting to do this project for months and today I finally had the chance to get to it! I can't explain why I like the Union Jack . But I do. Especially the aged and neutral coloured ones, like this Z Gallerie Union Jack Rug... Anyway, our coffee table has been made over twice now - ... READ the POST
This method is by far my go-to-being-lazy method for giving painted furniture a glazed look without spending the time to actually glaze it. Have you ever wanted the high end look of glazed furniture? But you wanted to do it yourself? This method is by far my go-to-being-lazy method for ... READ the POST
In this post: One way to give furniture a nice aged look is to give it an antique glaze finish. Glazing adds depth and dimension to the details of a piece. How to antique glaze furniture is the complete step by step tutorial on how to transform a hum-drum piece into something ... READ the POST