Paint & Refinish Furniture DIY
Great tips for updating old furniture (this project was done using spray paint!). Also gives tips on how to lightly distress the piece and then add a light coat of stain on the distressed parts. I love how simple and easy this idea is because afterall, spray paint is a crafter's best friend!-says pinner
Furniture: Updating with Black Spray Paint - Southern Hospitality
DIY Burlap Table Runners… - Weddingbee
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.
Make The Best of Things: Crackle finish with Elmer's Glue
Go Right Ahead and Paint That Laminate - Centsational Girl
Draper knock-off project using IKEA Rast dressers and overlays -- link for overlays -- would be awesome in traditional black with gold DIY
8 Essentials for Painting Furniture- video from Centsational Girl. ref: floetrol, and other products
8 Essentials for Painting Furniture - Centsational Girl
Lemonade: Paint Job
Dittle Dattle: Crate & Barrel Knock Off Bookcase
Painting Tip: Use Nails in Furniture Feet
Everything I know about Spray Paint!
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.
Refinish/paint furniture with NO sanding -- -- it is smooth as glass ... Really excellent DIY tutorial --