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Aged paint technique with soap.

DIY: Peeling Paint Technique - tutorial uses soap as a resist. Since the paint won't stick to the soap, the top coat easily sands off, revealing the paint color underneath. This is an easy way to get that chippy paint finish.

Tutorial for DIY Faux Plaster Paint Finish for Trash to Treasure Projects- The Creativity Exchange

DIY Faux Plaster Paint Finish for Trash to Treasure Projects- The Creativity Exchange--and a chalk paint finish

How to & Comparisons of 4 different Metal Antiquing Solutions - Sophisticated Finishes brand Rust, Patina Green & Iron with Patina Green and household Lysol!

4 techniques for aging metal buckets: Lysol, Rust, Patina Green and Iron with Patina Green

Best tutorial on how to make distressed wood signs. (This woman sells her work.) This is a seriously good tutorial.

DIY distressed signs - Best tutorial on how to make distressed wood signs. Print Shop 23 Deluxe for fonts etc.

i have seen a colorado one with the flag painted (rustically) on it at barnes and noble, i think Katie would love it

NC Timber

We get shipping materials sent to us on pallets. Those pallets rugged and beautiful. Just like the folks from North Carolina. So we wanted to find a way to honor that.

shoe box lids, scrapbook paper, modge podge, letters, ribbon, and a curtain rod.....change out what it says with seasons arts-crafts

Family Wall Hanging

Would never guess that this is made out of the lids of a shoe box, they look so cute. shoe box lids + scrapbook paper + modge podge + letters + ribbon + a curtain rod = wall love. So many rooms. So many options.

Why didn't I think of this? Pick the size & fabric -- DIY Memory Foam Rug via the idea room, love this! - fabuloushomeblog.com

Why didn't I think of this? Pick the size & fabric -- DIY Memory Foam Rug via the idea room, love this! Another note - memory foam rugs are beneficial to those of us who have brain injuries - no tripping and falling!

Warm Weathered Gray Wood Stain DIY Formula  by Ella Claire

The BEST Formula for Warm Gray Stain

Get the perfect warm gray by mixing these two stains! {Tutorial} ** Warm Weathered Gray Stain Formula: Classic Gray from Minwax Jacobean from Minwax Lightly mix stains together in a disposable container**

Burlap + stencils + acrylic paint = rustic chic decor

Make each child's initial above their place on the coat racks in the foyer- Spray painted burlap monogram.great, cheap, classic and simple decorating idea!

DIY Chalkboard Paint

Make your own custom colored chalkboard. Just mix 2 tbsp of unsanded tile grout per cup of flat latex paint. Let dry. Sand with sandpaper.

Tutorial for using dark wax.  ALWAYS do a first coat of clear wax.  Then use clear wax AND dark wax on the brush for the second (top) coat.  Then buff to desired shine.

Tutorial for using dark wax. ALWAYS do a first coat of clear wax. Then use clear wax AND dark wax on the brush for the second (top) coat. Then buff to desired shine.

ways to spruce up your old furniture

to get that rustic look--DIY furniture paint refurbish tutorial. Best tutorial I've seen for painting furniture yet! Turpin Walsh I hope you're ready for some crafting when you're here!

The Speckled Dog: Glazed, but Not Confused - Glazing 101 & A Glazing Link Party

How-to on antique glazing. Use Valspar Antiquing Glaze over acrylic paint to achieve this look. Apply the glaze over dry paint and wipe off with rag to reveal a new look.

DIY:  Tuscan Faux Paint Technique - easy tutorial on applying this great paint technique to your walls.

VERY GOOD DISCRIPTION Tuscan painting technique;Transform a boring guest loo with a simple paint effect and accessories that provide a rustic, Tuscan style bathroom.