THIS is the primer to use when spray painting furniture. No comparison to any other. Literally no sanding required, and no bumpy sand paper feel after the primer has dried.
old powdered make-up added to white glue to make colored embossing glue...have to try
RIT DYE tutorial
finials tutorial --using thrift store candle sticks and curtain finials, but I think you could also use chess pieces--from a thrift store chess set.
pencil shavings drawings
Cool Pet Bed Ideas, http://hative.com/cool-pet-bed-ideas/,
three-tiered-container from old cake pans...
DIY cloche made with a glass candle or lamp sconce and cast off silver sugar lid!
Candle-Lantern from tuna can, thrift store hurricane lampshade, wooden post