Painted Projects

Dixie Belle Mannequin Makeover

I discovered Dixie Belle Mineral Chalk Paint when a fellow vendor became a Dixie Belle retailer.  I must say, this paint is amazing!  It goes on smooth and dries pretty fast and you can paint nearly anything with it.  It’s thinner than most big box brands of chalk paint and therefore you use less, but… Continue reading Dixie Belle Mannequin Makeover

Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

Small Dresser Makeover

I picked up this little dresser from one of our online estate auctions for about $12 (it was being sold with a vintage metal stool).  I thought it would be a good fit for my work room (which has gotten out of control with clutter the last few months). My work space consists of two… Continue reading Small Dresser Makeover

Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

No Upholstery Needed Bench Make-Over

You may remember this adorable vanity bench in a previous Tuesday’s Treasures post.  I just loved the bird’s eye maple wood and couldn’t bring myself to paint it.  There were specks of paint all over it, so I lightly sanded it with a fine 220 sanding sponge and then put a coat of clear Briwax… Continue reading No Upholstery Needed Bench Make-Over

Furniture Rehab · Painted Projects

Stand Mini-Makeover

I purchased this stand recently from a fellow junk collector.  The top was stained a dark java color, but the wood did not take the stain evenly.  She had painted the legs white. Most of the hard work, was done for me.  I didn’t have any java stain, but I did have a dark walnut,… Continue reading Stand Mini-Makeover

Painted Projects · Vintage Christmas

Upcycled Snowflake Saw

I thought I added this blog post weeks ago.  I guess I had started it but never finished it…LOL.  Better late then never, I suppose. I came across a similar project while looking at Pinterest a couple of months ago, and figured hubby had a saw that he could spare.  He has a ton of… Continue reading Upcycled Snowflake Saw