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Refinishing Furniture: Your Sweat Equity's Highest ROI

Other than our mattress, this dresser is the only piece of furniture in our house that we actually purchased. We got it as a set with a matching dresser, for $40, from the son of a former coworker. 621 more words


Blue Slate side table

I found this side table at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore. I couldn’t pass it up.  Great price and loved the shape.

I wanted to use a new paint colour I just bought.   100 more words

Drab To Fab

TIP OF THE WEEK: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS - Creating a Barn Wood Look With Paint on a Farm Table Top

For previous TIP OF THE WEEK click here.

The tip of the week is a little late thanks to Thanksgiving holidays. One of my sons and his two sons ages 4 and 17 months came to visit the week before Thanksgiving so need I say more. 721 more words

Missouri Limestone Paint Company Projects

Electrical Spool Redefined as a Coffee Table/Bookcase

We’ve all seen these…..those spools in the hardware store that hold electrical wiring, etc.  You may not realize that at stores like Lowe’s (at least in my town) you can put your name on a list to get one of these for next to nothing. 940 more words

Missouri Limestone Paint Company Projects

Is it worth it to DIY? Or, how I almost burned the house down...

A friend told me the other day, “You could do that yourself.”

I was asking her if she knew anyone who could refinish my butcher block countertops. 581 more words

Bye bye bunny

In the fall, I worked on 3 pieces for a client. Two side tables and a pine chest.

One end table would be painted Paris Grey, the other Paloma, both ASCP. 253 more words

Drab To Fab

Thrift store mirror make-over

1. My first mistake was not covering the mirror glass.

2. My second mistake was not covering my face with a mask.  (Old paint can contain lead paint) 459 more words