Four Easy Steps to Paint a Barn Quilt

Ever get something new and you just can’t wait to play with it??  I’m like a kid at Christmas.  Seriously! So I just got in some AMAZING pattern books by Baker Nest that walks you through, step by step, to paint a barn quilt! Let me share the process.  I...

An Unbelievable Mid Century Makeover

Ever have a piece resist your efforts every step of the way?  Yeah,  this one didn’t want to go down without a fight!  This is the story of a tired mid century desk and the MULTIPLE efforts it took to bring her new life. Meet Mid Century.  She was old and worn...
How to Paint Hardware

How to Paint Hardware

As much as I love painting furniture, it’s the hardware that can make or break the look.  Sometimes the hardware is perfect and all it needs is a good cleaning.  Sometimes it’s all wrong (or some is missing) and I end up replacing it. (D. Lawless Hardware...

5 Steps to a Pretty Porch Sign

Today, let’s make a quick, adorable porch sign!  First, round up your supplies: one 12″ x 6′ pine board spray shellac 2″ craft brush Beeswax block Fusion Chocolate paint Fusion Casement paint IOD Market transfer your choice of IOD floral...