I want to talk with you about a furniture finish that I discovered a few years ago and I have been dying to try it ever since. It’s called Cerusing Finish (or sometimes Limed Finish), and basically it’s a process of rubbing a contrasting color into the pores of wood to highlight the patterns of the wood grain. See the gorgeous before and after project!
Avoiding brush marks and streaks is the ultimate goal of everyone who paints. It is one of the things that I get asked most about with my painting projects. Well, I am spilling all my secrets today!
On of the most common worries that I see from clients, friends, and readers is about the durability. How do I protect my painted furniture? Can I scrub it? Will it show fingerprints or smudges? These are all very valid questions and today I am answering these burning questions!
I am always on the hunt for that perfect piece to fit into a space, within my tiny budget of course. In fact, I have been on the hunt for table to put behind our sofa for what seems like forever. Ok, really 2 years. In my mind I saw something relatively simple like this […]
Have you ever been in the store and thought to yourself, “OMG, That is EXACTLY what I have been looking for!…except it’s the wrong dang color!!” Sometimes it is fixable, sometimes not. Today, I have a simple tutorial on getting a white washed look by layering paint.
Some projects have to wait for the right Aha! moment. Today’s military footlocker transformation is like that. Rustoleum challenged me to complete a project alongside 40 other bloggers and you get to vote the winner!