This post is sponsored by Velvet Finishes, however all opinions are 100% mine. Affiliate links are included in this post. Rarely do furniture projects go as planned around here. In fact, they often go full speed ahead, jump the track and end up over the bridge in the opposite direction of where I had intended…
Not sure if you should sand first before painting that table? Could you skip the sanding? Maybe just degloss instead? Or maybe prime? This guide to prepping furniture to paint should answer all those questions and more…
I won’t lie.
The sight of a beautifully bold painted piece of furniture (preferably either kelly green, navy blue or a bold red) makes my heart soar.
Not as much as Grunt Labor makes my heart soar, but pretty close.
However, I have come to really appreciate a good grain…a good wood grain that is, because chocolate isn’t a grain yet, is it? I’m still waiting for chocolate to be classified as “good” for me.
Here are a few of my favorite stained and painted furniture makeovers…
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Up until last October, I wasn’t a big glazed furniture kind of gal.
Glazed donut kind of gal…abso-freakin-lutely….glazed furniture…not so much.
But then I used dark glaze on the IKEA Tarva drink bar.
At that point, dark glaze and I started to become friends.
We experimented. We plotted makeovers.
We worked together on a glamorous dresser makeover.
Dark glaze and I were skipping happily along off into the sunset….
And then I met clear glaze….
And he swept me off my feet….because he can turn any color into a glaze….
Wondering what top coat to put over paint? Specifically what kind of top coat for painted furniture? Consider this guide the holy grail for just that. It will walk you through all the different types of top coats and when to use each.
You guys know I love a good furniture makeover. There are furniture makeovers I’ve done that I haven’t even posted about. There is so much furniture waiting for a makeover in my garage, that I can’t park in there. And sometimes Grunt Labor can’t park in there either. And he does not like that. But,…