My dining room and a painted cabinet
How to embellish your furniture with graphics using a transfer method. The drawers on the cabinet have a french script. We use this dining room cabinet to store all of our day to day bills and papers. This is the before photo of our painted cabinet. I used Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan for the first coat in the color Louis Blue. Next, I toned down the blue by dry brushing a mix of the same blue lightened with Pure White. After that I added some graphics using a transfer method to add a bit of…
ANGELA on Instagram: “True story Pumpkins on this side of our living room and Christmas on the other 🙈😳 Can't believe Thanksgiving is in a week and just in case…”
3,531 Likes, 116 Comments - ANGELA (@angelascozyhome) on Instagram: “True story Pumpkins on this side of our living room and Christmas on the other 🙈😳 Can't believe…”
ALS Auction Cabinet
Team Lovely tackled another piece of furniture for the ALS Auction this weekend in Duluth. We found this beauty at the GW for 30.00. Over...
Happy Valentine's Day! Nothing says love like an old beat up trunk, right? I have painted many metal trunks and in all shapes and sizes, but never one quite this large! This one intimidated me and I can't tell you how many times I tried to donate it or pass it off on someone else! My husband, the one who complains about all of my "junk" in the garage was the one who kept encouraging me not to give up on it! It was in rough shape, and honestly it still is! But rather than worry about…
Vintage Painted Cottage Shabby Aqua Romantic Hutch CC158
A beautiful cottage hutch for your dining room or kitchen! FEATURES: Very sturdy solid wood construction with romantic French country style. Repurposed doors handmade from rough pine with rose appliques and cabbage rose paper on top. FINISH: Painted with our cottage aqua and distressed just right. MEASURES: 41" L X 14" D X 79" H DELIVERY OPTIONS: WE SHIP TO ALL STATES WITHIN THE US AND CANADA BEST PRICE: Via Greyhound Express. Requires pick up from closest station. PICK UP is welcomed at our…
I Can Almost See the Light
Folks, my big project is almost finished. Thought I would share a few progress pics with you. Left side is before the glaze. Right is in the process of having the glaze added. Adding glaze. The cabinets look different shades in different light. This is pretty much the way they look. The glaze is still wet in this shot. My inspiration pic. Yes, I can almost see the light at the end of the tunnel.
New Waxing technique...
Wax can be a little tough to work with. It can be thick and hard to control. I have been using Briwax for 12 years now. While I love it still I am always searching for things. I was given a great tip by a fellow pal. She had seen this man on MS show and redoes Swedish clocks. He uses a mix of beeswax and orange oil (80%) called Howard's Feed n Wax with minwax stain (20% or even a little less). It goes on like in a milky consistency. And you wipe it right off. It goes easily into nooks and…
French Linen Coffee Table - Finding Silver Pennies
I’m so excited to share this little coffee table makeover with you today! French Linen Coffee Table (After) After finishing up on Colleen’s Paris Grey dining room chairs, she asked if I could freshen up her coffee table. There was nothing wrong with the table, but she wasn’t loving the green anymore. Coffee Table (Before)...Read More
How to paint a couch or upholstery
how to paint a couch, sofa or upholstered furniture without changing the texture of the fabric using a chalk type paint
50 Ideas To Spice Up Your Bookcase With A Backround - Shelterness
Are you bored with the look of your bookcases and wall-mount shelves? If so then it's a good idea to spice up them a little. The easiest way to do that is