Painting Furniture eBook Only $4.99

Painting Furniture eBook Only $4.99 I had the honor of speaking at the Indianapolis Home Show earlier this year.  While preparing for my presentations, I did a ton of research on painting furniture using five different types of paint.  I compiled all the information and created DIY tutorials for painting furniture using five […]

Painting Furniture with Latex Paint

Painting Furniture with Latex Paint  Latex paint (also known as water-based or acrylic paint) is great because it is inexpensive and easy to clean up since it’s water-based. Before you begin, make sure to not paint latex paint over an oil-based paint.  It will not adhere well.  An easy way […]

Painting Furniture with Spray Paint

Spray paint is so quick and easy.  It offers coverage without brush stroke and easy cleanup.  Also, since spray paint is typically oil-based, it adheres well to most surfaces.  It dries fast and is durable.  It can get expensive and it need warmer temperatures to work correctly. Step One Spray […]

Painting Cabinets with One Step Chalk-Type Paint

I recently share my laundry room makeover (to see more, click here). My laundry room lacks natural light, and I painted the cabinets to brighten the space. Here’s the before: And the after: To paint my cabinets, I used a chalk-type paint from Amy Howard at Home.  I love this paint […]

Painting Furniture with Oil-Based Paint

Painting Furniture with Oil-Based Paint Today we are continuing our Painting Furniture Tutorial Series with oil-based paint! Oil-based paint is very durable because of its hard shell.  Its beautiful glossy finish adheres well to most surfaces. Oil-based paint is hard to clean up since it is not water-based, and because of […]

The Indianapolis Home Show

Oh, guys!  I had a crazy, exciting, stressful, fun, and exhausting couple of days!  I am naturally more introverted (blogging is great because I can sit behind the screen), and I do not love to be the center of attention in any way.  However, over the past few days I conquered […]

Painting Furniture with Milk Paint

Today we’re continuing our Painting Furniture Tutorial Series with milk paint! I have a love/hate relationship with milk paint.   I love it for the fact that it does not require any prep work, and it is a paint with beautiful dimension.  Also, if you paint raw wood, milk paint […]

Painting Furniture with Chalk-Type Paint

If you take a look around my blog, you’ll quickly realize I am a huge fan of any type of chalk-type paint (or miracle paint as I lovingly call it). Chalk-type paint eliminates the prep work and doesn’t require stripping, sanding or priming!  It adheres to almost any surface, dries […]

Painting Furniture Tutorial Series

I’m celebrating the release of my new eBook with a Painting Furniture Tutorial Series!  I won’t go as in depth as I do in my book, but I will provide you with the basic steps to painting a piece using different paint types. I am providing tutorials for five different types […]

Let’s Meet at the Indianapolis Home Show!

Let’s Meet at the Indianapolis Home Show! I am speaking at the Indianapolis Home Show later this month!  If you’re local, I’d love for you join me on Monday, January 25th (at 2pm and 4pm) or Tuesday, January 26th (at 2pm and 5pm).   If you buy your tickets now, you can get […]