At Long Last...
This dresser has been sitting in my garage for over a year, ever so slowly, transforming, metamorph-ing (not a word, I know) into this... Painted in CeCe Caldwell's Antique White and ASCP Duck Egg. I left the original glass knobs on it, but I can't make up my mind about them... Opinions are welcome! :) This piece is now SOLD.
Video Tutorial: How to achieve the Potterybarn Black Finish
Before sharing today's exciting DIY project, I wanted to announce that my E-Book "DIY Interior Design For Real People" is currently available in a gigantic bundle of 76+ DIY related E-books ($34.95 for the complete bundle) for the next five days only. Please click here for details. Have you ever longed to achieve the perfect black paint finish? Like the worn black finish on Potterybarn/Ballard Design Furniture? Well, I have. After years of trying different techniques, I finally got it down…
Tried a new chalk paint and love it! Miss Lillian's chalk paint requires none to little sanding and NO waxing (which we hate!) Available in a true black (above). By Posh Paints
How to distress furniture
Here is a story of how my wife and I distressed a kitchen cart and the supplies we used, steps we took, and a few pictures along the way
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My DIY distressed furniture project by Heather Webb...Sand down any furniture piece with sandpaper, paint any color you like- I did 2 coats black over oak- then when all layers dry, roughly sand down corners, and edges- added Hobby lobby knobs!! and you have a new piece...Simply Southern!
Water Based Paints, Pearl Effects & Glazes
Federal Blue Milk Paint, layered with Lamp Black by GeneralFinishes. Not really a "milk" paint but a smooth working 100% water base acrylic paint, perfect for indoor/outdoor furniture & projects - visit http://www.generalfinishes.com/retail-products/water-base-milk-paints-glazes. Intermixable from can - easier to use than chalk paint! Mix it, lighten it, distress it, glaze it, antique it. Buy at Rockler & Woodcraft Woodworking stores. Find more stores at…