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Painting Furniture with General Finishes Milk Paint


I love a beautiful white painted piece of furniture. White painted furniture always come out looking so fresh and clean! I shared this White Painted Buffet Makeover and these Vintage White Painted Nightstands several months ago. I even painted a piano with white chalk paint®. That was a FUN project!


General Finishes offers a nice white paint called called Antique White. It's the perfect white hue for kitchen cabinets and furniture pieces. If you're looking for a really bright white, General Finishes Snow White might be what you're looking for.



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Scandinavian Inspired Nightstands


What are you going to do with your old and outdated bedroom furniture?


A. Live with it?
B. Sell it/get rid of it & buy new furniture?
C. Save your money and transform your old furniture into something you love!


If you've visited a retail furniture store tor shopped for furniture online his past year then you know just how expensive it is to buy new furniture. Rather then spend several thousand dollars on a new bedroom set, I'm giving YOU a challenge!


Go put your tax return in the bank and save it for something more important! Choose option C and try your hand at updating your existing furniture with some fresh paint and new hardware. Not only will it give your old furniture a fresh new look, it will truly save you hundreds and hundreds of dollars in the process!




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Balayage Inspired DIY Painted Furniture


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I'm WAY overdue for a hair style change so I've been looking at different women's hair styles lately and I'm finding myself gravitating more and more towards getting some blended balayage coloring. "Why, you've already got chalk paint in your pony?" Ha! You're so funny... ;)


While I'm busy finding a really great hair stylist I thought I'd try my own hand at a little balayage furniture painting. ;)

Blue Painted Buffet


Hi Friends! I hope you're having a great week! I'm right smack in the middle of compiling a Painting Furniture Idea resource guide that will give people a chance to see what their furniture could look like in a particular color family.


I hope it will help those of you that struggle to visualize colors and the potential of your furniture. Can't wait!


Here's a sneak peak at our blue painted buffet from our painted furniture makeover series.



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How To Quickly Remove Veneer With A Heat Gun

Okay, I'll admit... this is not the prettiest post. But, I'm excited to share a secret with you! Today, I want to demonstrate a quick and easy way to remove wood veneer from furniture. In this post, you'll receive step by step instructions and a video demonstration on How To Quickly Remove Veneer With A HomeRight Heat Gun


That's right! There are no harmful chemicals involved nor is there any back breaking hard labor. This method of removing veneer is going to save you so much time! It's a game changer!


(This post was sponsored by HomeRight and may contain affiliate links.
Read our full disclosure here.)

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30 Painted Furniture DIY Projects


Can you believe the month of January is already half way over? To celebrate the upcoming month of February, we've pulled together a collection of thirty of some of prettiest Painted Furniture DIY Projects from some of the most talented DIY-ers in a variety of pink, coral and white paint colors. There are SO MANY FABULOUS DIY Painted Furniture Makeovers to drool over!...


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Favorite Furniture Painting Products and Tools

Over the years I have been asked a lot of questions about painting furniture. Many of those questions are centered around what my favorite paint brands or products are for painting furnitureWhat paint brands do you recommend? What brand of primer should I use? What would you recommend I use to seal and protect my furniture after I've painted them? What kind of paint brushes do you use? 

For those of you that are learning how to paint, you've asked some great questions! I've put together a comprehensive category list containing my top 10 favorite kinds of products and tools that I like to use to prep furniturepaint furniture and protect furniture and I'm excited to share it with you! (Mostly because now that it's written down I can just direct those curious folks to this link! ;) I'm teasing... Keep those questions coming, I love it!




Natural Furniture Distressing Technique


Here we go 2017! I love a good furniture makeover. It's one of my favorite things. Today, I'm kicking off the first of the year with this classy rustic black painted nightstand makeover that was painted and distressed without using ANY sandpaper!


This natural furniture distressing technique is one of my FAVORITE go to methods to give a piece a naturally aged and worn look! This technique doesn't leave messy sand paper residue, it doesn't require wax or vaseline or wire brushes.


It's an easy and quick distressing technique that leaves furniture looking naturally distressed each and every time!




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Grey Painted Nightstands

Paint those garage sale furniture finds and turn them into gorgeous pieces of furniture for less! It is possible to decorate your home with beautiful pieces and not spend a fortune doing it. Today, I'm excited to share these newly refinished painted grey nightstands with you. It's an amazing example of the power of paint!


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DIY Painted Furniture Makeovers

We can't wait to share this next furniture makeover with you! If you've followed us for any length of time you know that we are big proponents of altering furniture when it makes sense. We're firm believers that just because a piece for furniture starts out as something doesn't mean it has to stay in its original state. If it's not functional, if it looks outdated or doesn't fit your decor, ALTER it! You can easily update your furniture by painting it, adding legs, taking off doors, adding design elements or simply just re-thinking it's purpose. Today, we're going to share some examples of DIY painted furniture refinished with all of these in mind!

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