Mix Any Color Milk Paint – A Tutorial

In my last post, I promised to share the mindblowing discovery which led me to achieve the perfect shade of aqua for my Beachy Sofa Table Redo. My customer wanted a beachy aqua shade with a chippy finish… So? Milk paint, right? How to achieve the right shade? Or ANY other color under the sun!… Continue reading

Beachy Sofa Table Redo

I received a request for a custom order this weekend. The owner had gotten this piece that day and wanted it to fit in with her new beachy feeling family room. She was leaning towards an aqua tone – and she wanted a chippy finish… Continue reading

Chippy Red Library Chairs

I found these classic library chairs in October. I had been looking for a desk chair in this style, but with arms and wheels. But these were a close second. And there were two. I decided to paint them a bold chippy red – Miss Mustard Seed Tricycle Red to be more precise… Continue reading

Peacock Blue Rustic Empire Dresser

This dresser was given to me by a local doctor. It was structurally solid – just in need of some cosmetic assistance. And possibly something in a peacock blue… Continue reading

Coastal Blue Nightstand

Dare I say, this little cutie might be my favorite redo so far… I am in awe of the finish I got. And I will apologize up front – the depth in the finish is so amazing, I took a ridiculous amount of pictures trying to capture it perfectly. You may get a little photo overload! Continue reading

Keeping it Real

There is old and dated, and then there is old and lovely. The difference is the life in the grains. Sometimes a piece needs to be slathered in paint to feel revived, and other times it just needs to be given a freshening up. A dear friend of my father’s has heard of my habitual furniture rehab and has taken it upon himself to grab pieces for me along his travels. This chair was one such piece. Continue reading