How-To Tuesday: Create a Smooth Finish with Chalk Paint - No Brush Strokes! -
How-To Tuesday: Create a Smooth Finish with Chalk Paint and No Brush Strokes! The first in a new 2018 series on how to transform and create beautiful pieces for the home!
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Antique Bow Front Buffet Makeover
This buffet was in sad shape. Someone had carved up the top and the finish had seen better days. The top got sanded down and re-stained with General Finishes Java Gel. The body was painted with General Finishes Antique White and glazed with VanDyke Brown. The whole piece was sealed with General Finishes High Performance Top Coat and the hardware was painted in oil rubbed bronze and sprayed with a clear coat. The finished product! Someone really did a number on the top. After sand…
Layering Chalk Paint - Salvaged Inspirations
I was feeling adventurous and tried a new layering technique that involves painting various Annie Sloan Chalk Paint colors using a brush, a spray water bottle, and some black wax. I should warn you, it gets a whole lot ugly before it starts looking good...
An Antique Sideboard in Gray and White
I just adore this piece. It came to me from auction just before Christmas and though I had other custom work to finish, I immediately started in on it. The top was veneer, and badly water damaged. It clearly needed to come off. Now this is always a gamble. Removing old veneer is no small or simple feat, and there's a solid risk the piece will have issues in the secondary wood as well, or the veneer will prove damn near impossible to remove, or I'll accidentally gouge the top while trying to…