Paint Techniques - Wall & Furniture

Collection by Morag Lewer

Morag Lewer
SO FREAKIN AWESOME!!! Soak steel wool in apple cider vinegar, rub down new wood with the soaked steel wool for an instantly aged wood look. Good to know for "vintage" signs.

I Love Old Windows

I loved the window project that Lisa at Serendipity Chic Design did. Her husband found some great old windows at the dump! Soon after her post, I saw an ad for windows that had been taken out of a house from 1865. I talked my husband in to driving 100 miles roundtrip to go pick some up. Yes, in a snowstorm!! No, we aren't the smartest people to do that--in a snowstorm when gas prices are going through the roof! :) But, we got a couple of very neat old windows. I was also able to pick up a…

How to paint trim. So much easier than taping!

Trim it up

How to paint trim. So much easier than taping!

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won’t Tell You - Popular Mechanics

20 Secrets the Pros Won’t Tell You About Painting a Room

Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets.

How to correctly paint a door

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Premium paint without the premium nonsense.

When you finish painting a room, load up the Paint Pen and it will be in reserve for any quick touch-ups in the future.

Paint Pen

This is one of those no-brainer products that probably should have been invented a long time ago. When you finish painting a room, load up the Paint Pen and it will be in reserve for any quick touc…

Never clean a paint tray again. Those things are a total pain to clean. It also means your paint tray will last forever.

Lazy Paint Clean Up Tips - 2 Little Supeheroes

Use a grocery bag to cover up your paint tray for simple paint clean up tips.


Creating a Color Wash~ an easy technique to achieve an aged Patina

recipes for milk paint and lime paint

Milk Paint with Lime

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The Best Painting Tip You will Ever Get

DIY:  Faux Finish Technique - tutorial on how to get this awesome crackle-look finish by using tissue paper! The raised design is achieved using a stencil & plaster. This finish can be applied to furniture & walls.

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Everything I know about Spray Paint by All things Thrifty

Everything I know about Spray Paint!

This post contains affiliate links {just keeping it real folks}. I get quite a few questions about spray paint, and I thought the most useful way for all of my readers would be to answer

Distressed and Antiqued Kitchen Cabinets

The decorating experts at share step-by-step instructions for giving your painted kitchen cabinets a charming, cottage-style makeover.

How to Verdigris- great tutorial from BHG to get that nice patina that happens to metals overtime

Do-It-Yourself Project: How to Verdigris

Give metal pieces an aged look in a few hours with this do-it-yourself verdigris paint technique.

4 Ways To Update Brick Walls & Fireplaces

Fresh Ways To Update Brick - Painted Furniture Ideas

If you have brick in your home and looking for a way to update your home. Here are different painting styles to upgrade brick easily.