Painting Unfinished Wood Furniture

In a perfect world, every furniture piece I paint would have a dark brown stain to start since it is the perfect first layer for distressing. I really try to avoid already painted pieces mostly for that reason, but how about unfinished pieces? Yeah...don't usually care for those either. I mean if I can save myself some work, right? Hello sweet friends! Today I am sharing how I tackled one such unfinished piece. My parents and I used to do craft markets for about 15 years or so, and my Dad … [Read more...]

Plate Rack Update

Hey Sweet Friends! I have been busy working in my yard the last week or so and I have really been enjoying being outside. I shared this photo on my Facebook page on Saturday sharing what we were up to: It felt so good to get everything trimmed and cleaned up after winter had left it a mess. (See more of my front yard HERE.) I'll be back on Thursday sharing another outdoor project  I worked on, but today I've got a quick makeover for ya'll! I found this plate rack at the Habitat … [Read more...]