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Who knew?? Vinegar works as a wood stain when you add a metal object in the mix and let it sit in a glass container for a week. A handful of pennies will produce a beautiful pale Caribbean blue stain. A wad of steel wool will give you a rich reddish hue. A combination of tea and a metal object in vinegar will produce a black stain. # Pin++ for Pinterest #


"For all those who tried the 'pennies and vinegar' stain and got crappy results," this woman tells how to really do it.

from Better Homes and Gardens

Clever Christmas Candy Decorations

Peppermint Greeting : Turn your home into a candy land with yummy sweets. Fill glass containers with red and green peppermints. Cut out letters spelling a Christmas greeting, and secure them to the containers with tape. Place the display on a mantel or side table for a decoration everyone will want to sink their teeth into.

from Etsy

Christmas Wreath, Twiggy Wreath, Mixed Pine, Burlap Bow, Metal Ribbon, Rusty Jingle Bells

Holy cow what doesn't this do?! Use Coconut Oil to refinish old wood furniture. It re-hydrates the wood, brings out the natural color, and takes away the old musty smell.

from Cherished Bliss

How to Weather Wood

How to #Weather #Wood - Cherished Bliss. Great #DIY #tutorial plus a #WoodStain using #house products. Excelente #tutorial sobre cómo envejecer madera y otro sobre cómo #preparar #Barniz con simples productos #caseros.