DIY Painted Furniture

The easiest way to update a table is paint!!! Whether it’s dated, has some water damage or just has seen better days paint is your savior. I’ll share the steps below so you can tackle the project like a pro. Exhibit A. This is a client’s table that I recently painted. The scale and shape […]

DIY Painted Kitchen Island

Been in the new Pennsylvania house for 6 days. I can’t stand all the wood on wood tones so I’m tackling the island to break it up. The first step is to clean and degrease the surface. I like TSP on a rag- you can find it at any hardware store. Remove any outlets and […]

DIY Chalk Painted Furniture

We purchased these 4 rockers from Lowe’s 11 years ago and they are still going strong! Originally they were black but they had a midlife crisis and I painted them with chalk paint in this happy spring green color. They looked decent from the back but not so much from the front.  Upon closer inspection […]

DIY Painted Desk Refresh

We recently moved into a new home in Virginia that had a lot of oak going on. HAD.  I’ve been systematically painting over the oak in efforts to update and make peace with some of the built-ins.  I probably would have plucked this desk right out of the room but the carpeting goes up to […]