FURNITURE PREP BEFORE PAINTING Wipe down all surfaces that will be painted with the denatured alcohol. This will dull the surface a bit, and give the surface a little “tooth” for the paint to adhere.

Lists lots of different topcoats, what to use each one on and how to do it. Painting 101: Topcoats and when to use them

How to make Rock Ink Wash out of acrylic paint & Future Floor Finish - can be used to age surfaces or achieve a faux stone effect. This site is FULL of fab faux finish tips & techniques!!

water stain denatured alcohol and other repairs on anything wooden!

How to distress your cabinets (or any furniture for that matter).

30 Ways to Repair, Restore, or Redo Any Piece of Furniture.

best paints for painting furniture

kitchen table redo

all you need to know about chalk painting furniture

Techniques for Antiquing Furniture

a little of this, a little of that: {How to} Spray Paint Furniture

How to tint your own furniture Glaze - plus other helpful tips for painting furniture.

good tutorials and info on painting furniture

How to Paint Cabinets or Furniture

Staining 101 - Step-by-step Tutorial for Refinishing Wood

Have you ever wanted to use barn wood but couldn't find any. This is a great tutorial for making your own. It's seems pretty easy!!!

Tip for using Mimwax GEL – for no drip staining furniture! I know [painting] wood pieces [is] ALL The RAGE on Pinterest, and some pieces do look better painted - especially French Country - but I really like this classic look and this gal's entry just really appealed to me.

How to Layer Wood Stain to achieve this look. Video Tutorial

How to use Black Stain to paint over furniture instead of paint.

How-to-paint over wood that has a stained or urethane finish on it. {In My Own Style.com}