I HATE brush-stroke marks. For painting furniture or cabinets-- 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.
DIY: How to Get a French Paint Finish + How to Transfer Graphics - this post shows how to enlarge a design (from The Graphics Fairy) & how to transfer it to a table. This is a great tutorial! Via Deanna Rio