My Favorite Things

I get asked all the time “What are you using on that project?” or “Where did you buy that? “….. well here it is….My List of Favorite Things and Where to Find Them.   Each item below has a affiliate link attached to take you to a...
Experimenting with Tinting Wax

Experimenting with Tinting Wax

So, on this project, I really did some experimenting!! I started off my painting the piece all different pastel colors so that when I put a coat of white paint over them and distressed in areas the pastel colors would show through. I used Annie Sloan in Pure White to...
Dixie Bell Chalk Paint- 1st Impressions

Dixie Bell Chalk Paint- 1st Impressions

So now that I’ve dove right into painting furniture full throttle. I’ve decided to try out some new paint brands. So this week I tried out Dixie Belle Paint Company Chalk Paint. I use to think “Buying chalk paint online was expensive”, but I was pleasantly surprised....
Dixie Bell Red Barn Beauty

Dixie Bell Red Barn Beauty

I decided to LEAP out of my comfort zone and use Dixie Belle Paint Co Barn Red paint on this project. I’ve never painted a piece of furniture red before, so this was going to be a new experience for me. For some reason, this piece just kept screaming at me “Paint Me...
Dixie Bell Blueberry Shelf Transformation

Dixie Bell Blueberry Shelf Transformation

Okay…let the fun begin. At the end of this tutorial, I have included a video tutorial link that shows the entire process also….for those of you who enjoy watching and not reading…LOL. If you are interested in purchasing any of the Dixie Belle...
Dixie Bell No Pain Gel Stain Beauty

Dixie Bell No Pain Gel Stain Beauty

This piece was pretty damaged when I got him…but he had great bones!!! I started off by cleaning him with Dixie Belle White Lightening (I premix mine cleaner and keep in a spray bottle so its ready to go when I need it). I spray the piece down and then wipe with...