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Get Inspired: DIY Furniture Makeovers. Saw a table just like this at Goodwill! Must re-do Maybe something like this as a bench? Kinda thinking I want some cheap extra seating...could get some cute cloth.

Get Inspired: DIY Furniture Makeovers

From plain ol' coffee table to a gorgeous table ottoman. Love this DIY that is actually doable! Via Not So Newlywed McGees: DIY Upholstered Ottoman

Annie Sloan shares a wonderful technique that works to bring out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors and frames!

Technique I used on my Bedroom Mirror: Annie Sloan shares a wonderful technique that works to bring out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors and frames!

Great tips on how to use chalk paint. A must read if you haven't used it yet.

Great FAQ and Tips! FANTASTIC Annie Sloan Chalk Painting Tips for the beginner or even experienced painters! Maison Decor: Chalk Paint™ Tips

How to Give Metal a Brushed Steel Look via maisondepax.com #diy #makeover

How to Give Metal a Brushed Steel Look

Learn how and when to prep furniture before painting with chalk paint. {Canary Street Crafts}

When To Prep Before Chalk Paint

Learn how and when to prep furniture before painting with chalk paint. {Canary Street Crafts} Also instructions on adding graphics to painted surfaces.

DIY:  How to Get this French Paint Finish using Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint - Paris Grey and Pure White paint and clear and dark waxes were used to update this dated buffet - via Stone Gable Blog

PARIS GREY BUFFET

How to Get this French Paint Finish using Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint - Paris Grey and Pure White paint and clear and dark waxes were used to update this dated buffet.

Dresser painted in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, French Linen.  Then a coat of Clear wax & Black wax.

Perfect forcE and dining table! Dresser painted in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, French Linen. Then a coat of Clear wax & Black wax.

pallet coffee table

Pallet coffee table with glass top. this would be kind of cool for a play room. Not a fan of cleaning the glass, but this is really my style

How to Paint over Laminate and why I love furniture with laminate tops (and why you should too!)

How to Paint over Laminate and why I love furniture with laminate tops (and why you should too

Annie Sloane chalk paint. Layers of paris gray and french linen. Beautiful! Remember this when upcycling bedroom set from the attic.

French Linen on the base, dry brushed Pure White and Paris Gray then lots of dark wax. Layers of paris gray and french linen. Remember this when upcycling bedroom set from the attic.

I also painted a swatch of Paris Grey for comparison. As you can {hopefully} see, Paris Grey is a much cooler gray than French Linen, which is a beautiful, warm, taupe gray. The swatch at the very bottom is a quick and dirty weathered/driftwood effect that you can get with Pure White, French Linen, and CoCo.

Paris Grey is a much cooler gray than French Linen, which is a warm, taupe gray. The swatch at the very bottom is a quick and dirty weathered/driftwood effect that you can get with Pure White, French Linen, and CoCo.

Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Paris Grey on the body, Paris Grey & Old White Striae on the drawers, and Graphite underneath silver leafing on the details.

DIY Painted Dresser: Bombe dresser redone with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint - Paris Grey on the body, Paris Grey & Old White on the drawers, Graphite underneath & silver leafing on the details - by Paint In My Hair