A collection of ideas for painting furniture
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How to paint wood furniture
You’ve dragged home an incredible wood dresser from your local thrift store, but it’s dated. You want to paint it but are afraid you will mess it up. Here’s help to hold your hand, and if I could hold the paintbrush too! You can paint wood furniture with confidence.
Painting with chalk-based paint
What is all the excitement over chalk-based paint? If you haven’t tried it or did and didn’t like the results, read and learn more about the chalk-based paint craze. You’ll be painting furniture for friends and family in no time.
Recipes for homemade chalk-based paint
Interested in making your own chalk-based paint? I created six recipes for chalk-based paint. Try them all and see which one you prefer went painting furniture and home decor. No stove necessary!!
Using mud paint…yes mud!
If you once painted your legs with mud as a child or an adult, you will enjoy painting with mud paint. Even if you were one of those neat children, mud paint isn’t as messy as rubbing paint on your legs. Other than the cost, I like mud paint better than chalk-type paints.
Now that you’ve picked your paint, it’s time to learn about the best paintbrush to use. Plus, more paintbrush tips. I’m keen on a good paintbrush. I like paintbrushes so much, I created a paintbrush bouquet. It’s sitting in my craft room.
Chipped paint technique
Hold onto your hat, cause this technique is very different. I would not try it on that thrift store dresser you dragged home, but fun for smaller pieces. The chippy paint technique on my door is perfect in the craft room.
How to protect your painted furniture
You did it! Your dresser looks amazing!!! But how do you protect your painted furniture? Here’s my collection of ideas to finish your project.
Would you like to make your own homemade wax for protecting your painting masterpiece? There are ideas to add color to the wax too. Bit strange, I admit, but still fun.
Room Painting Tips
If you’re standing there with a roller, 5 gallons of paint and a blank room…here’s room painting tips for you. And, I’ll be right over. I get a thrill out of painting a room as much as a thrift store dresser!
As I continue painting furniture and learning new techniques and trying the latest in paints, I’ll add to this post. So check back. 🙂
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