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Creative Furniture Painting Tutorial for Beginners – Boho Dresser Makeover

  Creative Furniture Painting Tutorial for Beginners – Boho Painted Dresser Makeover  Have you wanted to think outside the box with your painted furniture projects, but not sure where to start? Each step shown in this...

Thrift Store Frame Makeover – DIY Home Decor Project Tutorial & Video – Easy For Beginners

  Do you ever find frames at the thrift store, but the colors are all wrong? They're a great bargain at no more than $15 normally, and you can make a frame pretty with just a few products. I bought this framed painting to use for staging furniture, but it needed...

Design Your Own Charcuterie Board – Learn How to Stencil & Seal Wood with Food-Safe Products- Easy D.I.Y Home Décor Project for Beginners

I love Dollar Store & Thrift Store craft projects, so I’m always keeping my eye out for new things to paint. I bought this unfinished charcuterie board at my local Craft Store for $4.99 & I wanted to make it pretty with paint, but also food safe. I made this...

How to Create a Faux Barnwood Finish Using Dixie Belle Mud & Voodoo Gel Stain – Tutorial & Video

For this Nightstand Makeover Tutorial, I walk you through step-by-step how to get the look & feel of old barnwood using Dixie Belle’s Mud & Voodoo Gel Stain. With this method, you can create the texture & color of weathered wood-planks on your furniture...

How To Tie-Dye Fabric with Chalk Based Paint – 2 Easy Project Ideas for All Ages

  Did you know you can dye fabric with chalk-based paint? The trick is to use lots of water & very little paint.  I made a quick tutorial & PLUS a full video with 2 fun project ideas to get a faux Tie-Dye look using water & Dixie Belle Paint. These...

Vintage Vanity Makeover – How to Paint Whimsical Stripes & Fine Lines on Furniture (Plus Add a Purple Hue to Black Paint)

For this Vintage Dresser & Vanity Makeover, I did a playful Beetlejuice-inspired style to go with the Art Deco waterfall shape. I love the dark & playful interiors from the movie, so I wanted to channel my inner Tim Burton with this project. I used black paint...

Vintage Suitcase Makeover- Painting & Adding the New Wildflowers & Butterflies Transfer by Dixie Belle

I thrifted this suitcase for $7.99 at Goodwill, then transformed it into a showpiece using Dixie Belle’s Chalk Mineral Paint & the new "Wildflowers & Butterflies" Transfer inspired by AJ’s Vintage Designs! In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to prep &...

Blending Bright Colors & Adding WoodUBend Appliques – Ombre Furniture Painting Tutorial & Video

For this tutorial, I’m going to show you how EASY it can be to get a flawless blended ombre with these beautiful bright colors. Plus, how to dress up your project with WoodUbend Wood Appliques for a fun DIY Furniture Makeover. Here’s my Step-by-Step instructions for...

How To Decoupage 2 Ways – The Wet & Iron Method – Tutorial & Video for Beginners

Decoupage Paper can make anything look like a statement piece. I love making handmade gifts & wall decor, but you can literally decoupage ANYTHING. In this tutorial, I show you 2 ways to Decoupage, along with 2 easy Home Decor Project Ideas to get you started....

Rustic Farmhouse Pumpkins – Easy Fall Craft Project using Dixie Belle Paint & Patina Spray!

Did you know that Dixie Belle’s Amber Gemstone Mousse reacts to their Patina Sprays? I put together a fun project for Fall Decor using them to make these rustic farmhouse pumpkins, along with a step-by-step guide + a full video to follow along with. You will see bold...

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