Category: furniture

Lining drawers

Details matter! I line all of the drawers of my furniture pieces with paper because I feel like it is a finishing detail that should not be overlooked. The papered drawers not only become...

Basic seat upholstering

It is amazing what a new covering of fabric and a coat of paint will do to transform a piece. While I leave the big upholstery jobs to the professionals, simple chair pads like...

Spray painting furniture

Spray painting is great for small projects like mirrors, side tables, stools, and chairs. There is a wide variety of beautiful colors to choose from, and when applied correctly, spray paint leaves a perfectly...

Layering paint on furniture

Using more than one color on a furniture piece allows you to be even more creative in your color choices and finishes. Layering colors adds a depth to the piece of furniture that can’t...

Dry brushing – furniture

Dry brushing is a technique that allows you to get a very textured and washed look with very little paint. The end result is an aged wood or driftwood appearance that is absolutely beautiful....

Adding stripes to furniture

Stripes are a fun and simple way to add a whimsical or modern touch to furniture, depending on the design and stripe layout that you choose. Sometimes it only takes three or four stripes...

Color blocking for furniture

This technique is a very simple way of using one color in several shades to create a beautiful statement piece. Color blocking can be applied with muted tones or bright and colorful tones—it really...