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How To Identify Lead Paint on Vintage Decor

How To Identify Lead Paint on Vintage Decor

The moment I walked through her front door, my friend anxiously grabbed my arm and marched us straight to her living room to present her latest rus...
7 Tips For Finding Curb Side Treasures

7 Tips For Finding Curb Side Treasures

Finding, as well as identifying, great curb finds is both an art and science. Each furniture painting artist has their own methodology of curb scou...
3 Easy Ways to Care for Wax Sealed Furniture

3 Easy Ways to Care for Wax Sealed Furniture

Nothing compares to the soft luster and rich glow of a freshly waxed #CommissionEarned piece. The decision to seal with wax #CommissionEarned is...
Decorating with Rose Hips

Decorating with Rose Hips

Even after the pedals fall off the rose, there’s still plenty of beauty to behold. Fall ushers in the season for rose hips, those red to orange co...
How to Pick the Right Paint Color for your Furniture Project

How to Pick the Right Paint Color for your Furniture Project

(Porch Nook color on coffee table: Marigold) Imagine this—you've just scored the garage sale finds of the year and fell in love because you, and y...
How to Paint Upholstered Furniture

How to Paint Upholstered Furniture

Tell me… how many beautiful pieces have you passed up because you didn’t want to shoulder the cost of reupholstering? Breathing new life into beat...
7 Unique Piano Bench Makeovers

7 Unique Piano Bench Makeovers

Being resourceful, having fun, seeing the potential of every object to be transformed, is the ultimate authentic creative style statement we strive...
Flower Garden Stamped Easter Eggs

Flower Garden Stamped Easter Eggs

This Easter Egg Decorating Fanatic has finally landed on a favorite technique! Stamping garden imagery with fluid chalk. I can’t think of a better...
Elf On The Shelf: Crises Scenario #23

Elf On The Shelf: Crises Scenario #23

You come home and discover your dog LOBOTOMIZE your Elf On The Shelf #CommissionEarned . You have a client meeting in 10 minutes, and pick up your...
How to Remove Mildew from Your Walls Before Painting

How to Remove Mildew from Your Walls Before Painting

OK…this topic is not fun: Cleaning mildew off walls before painting them. Painting a room is a BIG project, and when an obstacle like mildew stand...
Antique vs. Vintage - Is There a Difference?

Antique vs. Vintage - Is There a Difference?

Interested in flipping flea market finds? This little bit of knowledge will help you better serve your clients as well as your re-purposing reputation.
Dry vs. Cure

Dry vs. Cure

It's REALLY hard to restrain yourself from using, or selling, a freshly painted piece of furniture 😬 (yep...this is what I look like when I'm in c...