This is actually a really excellent guide on restoring old furniture. How to Refinish Furniture Without Stripping
This Old House; How to Repair Wood Furniture Scratches, Nicks and More!
DIY> How to paint furniture black to get that high-end "Pottery Barn-esque" look. These instructions are so good.
Don't waste $ on expensive 'crackle finish' paints, good ol' white school glue works! Instructions: 1.Paint wood surface with base coat paint and allow to dry thoroughly. 2.Brush White Glue on top of base coat. (A thicker coat results in larger cracks - apply a thinner coat for fine cracks.) 3.While glue is tacky, brush on top coat. 4.Dry completely.
crackle finish using Elmer's Glue
Pallet Porch Swing...save hundreds of dollars by just adjusting a regular porch swing plan!
To paint over ANY surface, without sanding, use a product called 'ESP Easy Surface Prep', available at hardware and paint shops. Wipe on, wipe off and paint in 90 minutes. Works well over enamel paint , without having to sand. SAVES HOURS of work. It was recommended to me by a professional painter.
This lady tells you how to redo furniture WITHOUT sanding or anything! And she swears by benjamin moore ironclad latex low lustre metal and wood enamel. Also she uses cheap foam rollers from walmart and cheap foam brushes from hobby lobby. First, Cut in the trim and angles with the foam brush then roll on the paint with the roller.
Trim Painting Tips
making wood signs
Stencil on burlap(sharpie), then pinned to painted wood.
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diy cloche made with a glass candle or lamp sconce and cast off silver lid
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Table painted and distressed similar to the Pottery Barn clock