Tag: vandyke brown glaze

Daring Dark Blue Painted Furniture

dark blue painted furniture

If you’ve been around here for a while, you know I’m a huge fan of dark blue painted furniture, as well as all the shades of blue! I picked up this pair of vintage end tables at my local Habitat ReStore for $15.  They were in fantastic shape, including the caning on the bottoms that … Read more

Colorful Boho Painted Table Transformation

colorful boho painted table

I really love how this colorful boho painted table turned out! To appreciate how far this table has come, just look at how I found it at my local Habitat ReStore. Before we get into the details of this colorful boho painted table, here are the supplies I used to achieve this look. Resource List: … 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

Painted Headboard Bench

headboard bench front

You may think I built this painted headboard bench, but lucky me, I found it already built.  It was love at first sight for me – those barley twist legs add so much character!  Somebody had already gone to the trouble of constructing a bed into a bench for me, so all I had to … Read more

Red Coffee Bar

coffee bar left

Hi Friends!  Are you ready for a little upcycling project today?  I found this dresser and mirror at Goodwill for $20, and immediately envisioned it as a coffee bar in a funky color.  And this turned out to be one of those projects where my vision actually came to life! Here is what it looked … Read more