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How to seal your furniture {and when it isn’t necessary} You can use this over chalk paint to give it a durable, long lasting finish.

Karla's Cottage: Painting furniture with no sanding, some short cut tips: I DO NOT SAND. I never do, and I've painted my little heart out for years. The key is the primer. The label of the can must say "BONDING" or "WILL ADHERE TO GLOSSY SURFACES" Never, ever use dry wall primer. Its not the same thing at all, and your paint will just scratch off. I like to use Glidden Gripper

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Sealer for painted furniture pieces (yes, it's a floor sealer, but it doesn't yellow over time and provides a nice low-luster sheen): 1 coat on legs/base, 2 coats on top or areas of most wear-and-tear {Perfectly Imperfect Blog}

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How To Turn A Side Table Into A Bathroom Vanity

Droplets of water bead up right on the surface and it seems as though this stuff is generally impervious to water (for the dresser turned bath vanity)

getting that great finish on furniture. Her dresser is similiar to the pottery barn black finish. don't forget sponge roller.

Domestic Imperfectionfrom Domestic Imperfection

9 Painting Tips & Tricks – what you need to know before starting your next project

how to give furniture a silky smooth finish (and lots of other great tips!)

The Crazy Sisters were right: add floetrol by sherwin williams to your paint when painting furniture or cabinets and it will take away all of those brush stroke marks and leave the paint smooth.

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The Giving Tree

How to create a side table from a cedar stump :: cedar stump :: log table :: DIY :: woodland nursery :: cabin furniture :: boy nursery

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Furniture Painting Ideas For The Summer

Furniture Painting Ideas For The Summer & Outdoor Living. From Painted Furniture Ideas #diy #painting

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How to... paint furniture

How to paint furniture

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Painting 101: Topcoats and when to use them

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

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Options For Top Coating Painted Furniture

Here are some of your basic options for top coating your painted furniture, whether you have painted with latex, chalk paint or milk paint: Wax – with wax, you basically have 2 options: Dark wax or clear wax. Even if you want to apply dark wax over the top to …