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DIY: Make your own tinted wax. Consistency is much thinner than typical wax and much easier to use. Can't wait to try it!

Molly Susan Strong: New Waxing technique.New Waxing Technique: Mix Howard's Feed n Wax (made of Beeswax and orange oil) with or a little less Minwax stain, goes on like a milky consistency and you wipe right off

stencil wall

I really like the mirrored bedside table and the lamp. They work well together. I like the wallpaper too. Idea for our bedroom.

After painting many pieces of furniture white, here are some helpful tips to help you avoid some of the problems that can go along with white furniture painting. View the tips through the slideshow...

Tips & Tricks For Painting Furniture White

After painting many pieces of furniture white, here are some helpful tips to help you avoid some of the problems that can go along with white furniture painting. View the tips through the slideshow.

5 Common mistakes people make when painting furniture

5 Common Mistakes Made When Painting Furniture

Birdhouse, Bird Boxes, Bird Houses, Birdhouses

Upcycle Ideas for Old Doors

Upcycle Ideas for Old Doors

25 Ways To Repurpose Reuse Old Vintage Wood Doors ** could do a french style door with mini chalk boards or checkerboard as chalkboard and picture frame.

Carter's Cottage: Meet Flo  Her Finish: H2O and scrubbing sponge distress technique

annie sloan florence Carter's Cottage: Meet Flo & Her Finish: and scrubbing sponge distress technique

Lyon Sideboard - Two Door Chest, Antique Linen Chest, Vintage Linen Chest | Soft Surroundings

COLORWAYS Sideboard from Soft Surroundings inspire a color palette of soft neutrals. To recreate use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®, French Linen, Coco, Duck Egg Blue, Old Furniture inspiration

originally mahogany, this piece was sanded, spray painted silver & then tea stained.

originally mahogany, this piece was sanded, spray painted silver & then tea stained.

Painted with duck egg blue and A bit of old white to highlight.  instead of going through the trouble of painting with two different colors I paint the main color on first. Then after that coat is dry….sometimes it takes two coats of the base color…I then take a paint brush with a lighter color. I just brush it on where I want that other color showing through.I am not neat at all I just brush it on.

How To Distress Using Paint

I would like to show you a easy way to distress using paint. This is not your typical way of distressing either. Let's just say this is cheating a little ;-) Originally I was going to paint this coco but then decided on Annie Sloan Duck egg blue.

Painting Faux Stone Wall ... (thinking of doing this to the concrete block foundation)

Painting faux stone wall or stone blocks can add interest and beauty to a room as well as create an illusion. Here& some good tips to get started.

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