How to Paint Cabinets or Furniture... using liquid sandpaper (deglosser).... - cuts out the sanding step. From Better Homes and Gardens
strip paint of hardware with hot water bath. fill a slow cooker with water and set the dial to high. The heat and moisture will soften the paint, and often it will fall off as a single piece. This works on oil, latex and spray paints, but it may not remove some clear finishes like lacquer. Cooking the hardware may stain or contaminate the pot, so use an old one
How to Remove Paint From Hardware
Transferring images with Con-tact paper whoo knew!!!
How to paint kitchen cabinets like a pro - excellent instructions for painting furniture also.
A great tutorial for how to stain and give brick a much cleaner, classy look.
Push Pin Art (simple AND cheap)
Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil. ~ Use 3/4 cup of oil, add 1/4 cup vinegar. white or apple cider vinegar, mix it in a jar, then rub it into the wood. You don’t need to wipe it off; the wood just soaks it in.
Dress up closet made from an old dresser with one drawer left in--love the yellow.
Lake Girl Paints: Whimsical Christmas Chairs - The base coat of red went on quick … because there was already a nice wood base. … Used one coat of red gloss. … so I could still see some layering beneath. ..Chalk in your pattern ..And fill the lighter areas with Kilz Primer. .. I like to shade the white with camel. Then add a little brushed ribbon detail.
Tutorials for painting signs, furniture, & crafts. This artist is very generous with her ideas and instructions.
DIY: Crib Upcycled to a Kids Corner Bench. Also tells you how to make a stylish table to match!