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Distressing furniture - try chalk paint per this blogger. Will have to look into the price.
Chalkboard desktop for inspiration. You could use 3 coats of Graphite Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan for the chalkboard, and Emperor's Silk for the desk...beautiful!
Recipe For Chalk Paint Furniture - This Really Makes The Paint Adhere To Stained Wood Without Sanding!!
Yellow painted dresser for a POP in a bedroom. via @infarrantly
Everything about this bathroom makes me think of the beach! I love the paint, the cabinets and the flooring! #beachdecor
love painting the inside of a cabinet a contrasting color and the inset lighting