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.

How to Do an Antique Glaze on Painted Furniture. Using black paint, a glazing medium and a few drops of water, you can create a dark, antiqued effect in the cracks and corners of your piece. More on the web site. This is how I want to do my dresser I think.

cool idea instead of ties.

Aluminum foil covers the paint pan..toss after painting...

Cardboard box prevents overspray Prevent paint “overspray”with this clever spray booth made from a cardboard box. Cut a hole in the top of the box. Cover the opening with plastic wrap and position a shop light above to illuminate your project. You can use coat hangers, poked through the cardboard, to hold and rotate the objects as you’re painting them. Not only will your shop be neater, but your paint projects will now be thumbprint free.

EVERYTHING you need to know about Stripping, Painting, and Recovering your dining chairs! Get step-by-step instructions and the best products to use at #diy #makeover

Wish I knew these tips BEFORE we painted our entire house! Just read these, they are quick fast easy things that will make painting a little...

Mistakes People Make Painting Furniture; two of their suggestions: 1) Windex to clean your piece first -- a local furniture refinishing company also uses. Without rinsing. 2) High quality paintbrush like by Purdy: they do make a difference.

Avoid hitting your fingers when hammering nails by using the "teeth" of a comb to hold nail in place

How To Upholster Chair Corners //Manbo

Trim painting made easy. I need to remember this when it's time to paint!

Painting furniture the easy way

Brilliant trick for painting. Put a rubber band around the can for you to scrape the brush against

DIY: how to make spray painted items look smooth and glossy

How to Paint Furniture like a Pro

Why didn't i find this months ago...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.

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How to Paint a Leather Chair

10 painting tips and tricks Including how to give furniture that smooth Pottery Barn finish. #Painting Tips // PPL