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Painting Tip: Use Nails in Furniture Feet

Painting Tip: Use Nails in Furniture Feet

Painting Pointer Before updating or touching up a chair or small, lightweight table, elevate it over the work surface by gently tapping a nail into the bottom of each leg. The legs will get better air circulation for drying and won't stick to the surface.

When painting around awkward objects, protect them with press and seal plastic wrap. Why didn't I think of this sooner?

Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!

When painting around awkward objects, protect them with press and seal plastic wrap. Why didn't I think of this sooner?

This being a gorgeous piece to begin with, I only wanted to change the color, and not get in the way of the beautiful grain and structure. So I treaded lightly with the paint, using Classico chalk from Pure & Original. A combination of light layers

This being a gorgeous piece to begin with, I only wanted to change the color, and not get in the way of the beautiful grain and structure. So I treaded lightly with the paint, using Classico chalk from Pure & Original. A combination of light layers

Gloss-Off  by Krud Kutter.  I found it at Sherwin Williams and the best part is it smells like soap.  No strong odor, the store said they use it in schools because it has no odor and is so safe.  Not having to sand is especially wonderful when you're painting something with curvy legs or embellishments.

Gloss-Off by Krud Kutter. I found it at Sherwin Williams and the best part is it smells like soap. No strong odor, the store said they use it in schools because it has no odor and is so safe. Not having to sand is especially wonderful when you're painting something with curvy legs or embellishments.

Silk scarf hand painted ferns in different by FantasticPheasant

Silk scarf hand painted ferns in different by FantasticPheasant

If you're new to painting, I would HIGHLY recommend visiting All Things Thrifty and read her post Painting Furniture 101. This is where I started and I am sooo thankful for this post to set me in the right direction.

If you're new to painting, I would HIGHLY recommend visiting All Things Thrifty and read her post Painting Furniture 101. This is where I started and I am sooo thankful for this post to set me in the right direction.

How to paint bathroom tiles! No more worry about buying a house with outdated tile. Can also use same method for a tub. I will need this one day.

How to paint bathroom tiles! No more worry about buying a house with outdated tile. Can also use same method for a tub. I will need this one day.

Best DIY Painting Tools. Experts list the best tools for painting—including brushes, rollers, paint removers, masking tools, cleaning tools, pouring spouts, poles, ladders and more.

Best DIY Painting Tools

Best DIY Painting Tools. Experts list the best tools for painting—including brushes, rollers, paint removers, masking tools, cleaning tools, pouring spouts, poles, ladders and more.