Category: Dining

How to Chalk Paint a Dining Table

I scroll through tons of painted furniture because it’s my business and I love it.  The pieces that consistently get the most likes and comments are the white, cream or gray ones with a dark stained top.   It’s a classic look, simple and beautiful.  And it seems to be what speaks to people the most. […]


Oak Pedestal Table Makeover

Today’s project is a little different because it’s a refresh to a small area of my kitchen.  I had previously given this table a paint job, but I was no longer really feeling it. Besides the table makeover, I was also able to add shiplap peel-and-stick wallpaper to the wall, and some farmhouse-y wall decor.  […]


Chalk Painting Table and Chairs

Here is a truth bomb for you – chalk painting your table and chairs is not a quick weekend project.  I don’t even want to do the math on how many hours I have into this set.  But, at the end of the day, it was totally worth it.  Here is what this mahogany set […]


Updating a Bar Height Dining Set

If you’ve got a bar height dining set, or any dining set, that needs updating, I’ve got you covered today!  A friend of a client reached out to me to paint this beautifully-made oak dining set.  I hesitate a little with dining sets because they are a ton of work, but since there were only […]


Painted Oak Dining Table and Chairs

This dining table and chairs were given to me by a lovely senior couple who are friends of my mother.  The solid wood set had gotten too heavy for them to manage, so they asked me to haul it away and give it new life with paint.   Dining sets take forever for me to re-do.  […]


White & Cream Painted Furniture with Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint

Dixie Belle has quite a selection of whites, and it can be hard to choose just the right look for your project.  To make things easier, today I’m giving you examples of how they each look on a project.  If you’re going over a dark wood with any of these colors, I recommend using white […]

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