Category: Dining

How to Chalk Paint a Dining Table

5 leg dining table top

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. … Read more

Oak Pedestal Table Makeover

oak pedestal table apron closeup

Today’s project is a little different because it’s a refresh to a small area of my kitchen.  I was no longer feeling this previously painted pedestal table, so it was time to refresh 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.  … Read more

Chalk Painting Table and Chairs

chalk paint table and chairs

Here is a truth bomb for you – if you’re considering to chalk paint table and chairs, it’s 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 … Read more

Dining Set | Painting Wood Black

table no leaf 2 chairs

There can be a little bit of a trick to painting wood black and achieving a super smooth durable finish with no streaking.  I’ll show you how! 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 … Read more

Painted Oak Dining Table and Chairs

painted oak dining set

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.  … Read more

White & Cream Painted Furniture with Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint

Dixie Belle whites

Today I’m sharing a collection of white painted furniture using Dixie Belle paint.  They have 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 furniture. If you’re going over a … Read more