MARKET MONDAY { ETHAN ALLEN CABINET AND CLASSES!}

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I had a lot of fun this afternoon with the staff at Vintage Interiors. We are gearing up for a whole lot of fun. We did a Milk Paint Demo and scheduled our first classes. I am so excited to be teaching painting classes starting in March. The first two will be Milk Paint 101. [...]

PECAN DINING TABLE AND BUFFET

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I’m running a little bit behind on Market Monday. We had no internet for two days. I have some cool stuff to share and I want to introduce to you my friend’s new blog, but I was cross eyed last night and it is going to take some time to get it together. So, that [...]

PECAN DINING TABLE

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I’ve spent several days over at my friend Stacey’s house helping her over haul her dining room before our church starts spring small groups. She is wonder woman, hosting 3 at a time. Stacey’s dining room was crowded and her furniture was speckled 1970′s pecan. The varnish was worn in several places too. The last [...]

ETHAN ALLEN CABINET AND A PEANUT BUTTER JAR

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I just finished up this sweet little vintage Ethan Allen Cabinet in Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint, kitchen scale. I took it into the store today and did some re arranging. The top on this piece was that really dated maple varnish and had many scratches on it. I stripped it down to its’ beautiful [...]

FAUX METAL TOP TABLE

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My sweet friend Kennesha over at Restoration House Interiors, used my video tutorial on how to achieve a faux zinc table top. I am so glad someone else tried it out, I have been dying to know if the instructions were clear. I think every table will be different, but you still will achieve the [...]

Crackle Textured Finish Using School Glue {Video Tutorial}

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Last week I showed you this Ethan Allen Dresser Makeover. I told you that I had a secret ingredient and some of you guessed it, school glue. Can you believe it??!! I know there are a lot of tutorials out there showing you how to crackle with school glue, but this is a tiny bit [...]

Ethan Allen Early American Dresser

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A few weekends ago I came across this beautiful, Ethan Allen Early American Dresser. It was in pristine condition, solid maple wood and heavy as lead, but it was a little dated. I used Chalk Paint and a secret ingredient that I will share with you on Thursday when I offer you the full tutorial. [...]

Faux Zinc {video tutorial}

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Oh, boy. Talk about nerves. It’s one thing to hide behind a blog, but it is a whole other thing to video yourself! A few days ago I showed you my faux zinc top coffee table that was inspired by one I saw at Pottery Barn. I put together this little video to show you [...]

Faux Zinc Finish { zinc top coffee table}

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One of the biggest pieces of furniture that I felt that we were missing in our family room was a coffee table. I recently bought one from a friend for 30.00. I loved the size, I loved the shape and it resembled a coffee table that I found online at Pottery Barn with a light [...]