Category: Tables

How to Use Silk All in One Mineral Paint on Furniture

silk all in one mineral paint cabinet

Today’s post answers the questions of how and why you would want to use Silk All in One Mineral Paint versus other types of paint. The range of Dixie Belle Silk paint colors were originally 20 muted coastal-inspired colors.  There was a recent release of 10 more bold desert-inspired colors, so now there are 30 … Read more

How to Paint Faux Wood Grain on Furniture

ethan allen entry table front

Today I’m sharing a new-to-me technique for how to paint faux wood grain on a table top, and I have to say I’m in love with the results. The technique is easy, it’s forgiving and the final look is beautiful, neutral and on-trend. This table was given to me free along with the secretary desk … Read more

Floral Transfers for Furniture – a Great Option to Add Uniqueness

floral transfer on a side table

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I’m a big fan of all kinds of embellishments.  But today I’m highlighting the one that can make you look like an artist – floral transfers for furniture. I failed to get a before picture of this side table, but it’s part of a set … Read more

Nifty Nautical Blue Night Stand

nautical night stand

Welcome to this blue nautical nightstand makeover!  This is my son’s room which arguably has the most mom-painted pieces of any room in my house.  I’ll give you a little tour. Industrial dresser, rusty fish tank cabinet, desk and night stand. Most of these were taken in his remodeled room, but the desk on the … Read more

Colorful Whimsical Update for 70s Furniture

70s whimsical mediterranean table front2

Don’t you think this week’s project could be in an ugliest furniture transformation contest?  This dated 70s end table was given to me by an acquaintance.  Challenge accepted! Since it was free and so unattractive to begin with, I felt completely free to add bold color and pattern.  And you can too when you update … Read more

Night Stands with Pretty Details

latte night stands wider

Before you can try your own hand painted nightstands, you need to find a good thrifted pair.  If you saw my desk project from last week, then you know that I recently found a local furniture thrift store and I found these nightstands there.   I got both for $25!  They were in pretty good shape, … Read more