All the Makeovers

Painted Furniture Tutorials, Projects & Makeovers

Here you’ll find a comprehensive list of painted furniture tutorials. 

All in one place for your quick and helpful reference! 

 

DIY Painted Desk {Fusion Mineral Paint Little Lamb}

Ready for a good old-fashioned furniture makeover today? Follow along, and I can show you how to paint your own old furniture! I have a bunch more painted furniture pieces on deck to share with you, but today let's start with this lovely antique desk.    ...

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DIY Painted Desk {Fusion Mineral Paint Little Lamb}

French Provincial Buffet Makeover with Aviary Milk Paint

Whenever you find a beautiful piece of furniture, with good "bones" the question always comes..."What should I do with this?" It takes some time to really feel out a piece, and decide what will give it a new life that will honor the type of piece that it already...

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French Provincial Buffet Makeover with Aviary Milk Paint

A Chippy Chest of Drawers Makeover with MMS Milk Paint

As promised, I have a furniture makeover to share with you today! But before we get to that, I want to say a heartfelt thank you to everyone who commented on the post I wrote recently about my chat with Miss Mustard Seed. You all had such kind and...

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A Chippy Chest of Drawers Makeover with MMS Milk Paint

Metallic French Provincial Nightstand Makeover

So many times over the past few years I have thought, "If I only had a little girl . . ." Not that I don't love all my boys! I really do. But when I paint these pretty, little, feminine pieces of furniture, there's always that moment when I think that I like the...

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Metallic French Provincial Nightstand Makeover

French Provincial Dresser Makeover in Fusion’s Inglenook

Hey friends! It's been awhile since I had a Fusion makeover to share with you! I've been on a milk paint kick lately, so my bottles of Fusion have spent some time resting on the shelf. But when I came across this 60's french provincial dresser awhile back I knew it...

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French Provincial Dresser Makeover in Fusion’s Inglenook

5 Perfect Fall Paint Colors for Furniture

What colors do you think of when I say “Fall”? I bet you’re imagining orange, red, yellow, maybe even some brown or olive green, am I right? There are certain colors that come to mind for each season of the year. So when the temperatures drop and the leaves start...

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5 Perfect Fall Paint Colors for Furniture

How to Paint Mid Century Furniture

Hey friends! Mid Century Modern is a fantastic style, but it's also difficult to "do right" when you're trying to update the sleek modern style. I thought this would be a great opportunity to talk specifically about how to paint mid century modern...

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How to Paint Mid Century Furniture

DIY Interior Window Trim and Kitchen Makeover Reveal

Hi everybody! If you were with me last week you saw my most recent kitchen makeover project, my DIY Open Shelves.     At the end of that post I promised to share the last step in my kitchen makeover, which was installing some Farmhouse Style DIY Window...

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DIY Interior Window Trim and Kitchen Makeover Reveal

What I’ve Been Up to Lately and a Side Table Makeover

It's official--I have writer's block. All of my creativity has totally leaked out of my brain over the past month.  I think it is some combination of the heat, humidity, and 3 little people running around my house. I have been trying and trying to come up with some...

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What I’ve Been Up to Lately and a Side Table Makeover

Writing Desk Makeover with MMS Milk Paint Kitchen Scale

I have another makeover to share with you today!     Last month I painted a small writing desk and it sold super quickly.  After it sold, I had several customers asking if I happened to have any more writing desks in my stash--apparently there is quite...

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Writing Desk Makeover with MMS Milk Paint Kitchen Scale

Empire Chest of Drawers Makeover with Fusion’s Lichen

Happy March Everbody! March is my favorite month of the year! I love the start of spring, the week off of school, and it's my birthday month 🙂 To go along with the start of spring, I picked an earthy color for this month's online shop Color Focus . . . Say hello...

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Empire Chest of Drawers Makeover with Fusion’s Lichen

Cranberry DIY Side Table Makeover

Happy February Everybody!   With the start of a new month, it's time to introduce my February Fusion Color of the Month: Cranberry.     Darker and richer than Ft. York Red, Cranberry is more of burgundy.  It has great depth as a color, and...

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Cranberry DIY Side Table Makeover

Chest of Drawers Makeover with Fusion Raw Silk

I have a great makeover to share with you today!! I've been doing a good bit of painting over the past week or so, trying to fill in my empty antique mall booth space. For most of November and December it was full, but then something happened early January and...

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Chest of Drawers Makeover with Fusion Raw Silk

How to Do a Farmhouse Style Desk Makeover

Today we start off a new series! Each month this year I will be highlighting one Fusion Mineral Paint color, both online and in my Antique Company Mall booth space. I thought it would be a fun way to showcase some of the lesser-known colors and offer some...

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How to Do a Farmhouse Style Desk Makeover

Pine Coffee Table Makeover | Farmhouse Style

I have a fun makeover to share with you all today . . .   Along with a brand new color and new wood technique!     Say hello to this lovely orange pine coffee table I picked up at my local thrift store. This solid wood table is sturdy and the perfect...

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Pine Coffee Table Makeover | Farmhouse Style

Fusion Midnight Blue Dining Set Makeover

Hi everyone! It's been awhile since I've checked in with you all. I hope you are enjoying the fall weather and the transition to the holiday season. Things here at Lost & Found have been a little chaotic lately, but I'll share more about that another time....

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Fusion Midnight Blue Dining Set Makeover

Antique Buffet Makeover | Fusion Mineral Paint Bedford

Hi everybody! It's time for another furniture makeover!     Is this not a gorgeous piece? I was contacted by the owner of this antique buffet about a month ago.  She had recently downsized from a home into an apartment and was wanting to really make her...

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Antique Buffet Makeover | Fusion Mineral Paint Bedford

Painted Vintage Thomasville Chest in Fusion Ash

I had the pleasure of working on making over a vintage Thomasville gentleman's chest recently.     Blogger 101 fail . . . I forgot to take a before picture of the chest, so this is the picture my client provided. This chest had belonged to my client's...

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Painted Vintage Thomasville Chest in Fusion Ash

Side Table Makeover with Fusion Metallics

Hey friends!!   I've got a furniture makeover for you today! I know it's been a while...thanks for sticking around 🙂   The "Before"     A custom work client of mine was interested in changing up the look of this small, side table she has in her...

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Side Table Makeover with Fusion Metallics

Friday’s Furniture Fix #44

Hi everybody!  We're back from our family beach vacation and we all managed to avoid getting any major sunburns (although one in our party did get stung by a jellyfish--yikes!). It was a fantastic 7 days away, but now it's time to get back to work!  I have been...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #44

Friday’s Furniture Fix #43

Hi friends!! Welcome to Week #43 of Friday's Furniture Fix!     As you read this, I am sitting at the beach on our family vacation . . . So we're gonna move through this week's party super-quick! Just a friendly reminder of who your hosts are for the...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #43

“Little Whale” Tones for Tots Chest Makeover

If you're a furniture makeover fan, today is your lucky day!I have a great one to share with you, featuring another color from the brand new Fusion Mineral Paint Tones for Tots Collection.  Last week I shared a makeover using Little Lamb and Little Stork, which are...

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“Little Whale” Tones for Tots Chest Makeover

Friday’s Furniture Fix #42

Hi friends!! Welcome to Week #42 of Friday's Furniture Fix!     We've been having so much rain here lately it's been challenging to get much painting done.  I hope that's not the same story for you all though--I'm ready to see some more of your fantastic...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #42

Friday’s Furniture Fix #40

Hi friends!  What kind of projects have you been working on this week? I've been doing some things around the house and working on freshening up my antique booth space.  I have two furniture projects waiting in the wings, and I hope I can get started on those next...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #39

Hi friends! How has your week been?  My neck and back is on the mend (thankfully!) although the doctor still says no extra work or heavy lifting for at least another week.  So I guess I still have an excuse to do some extra laying around 🙂 I hope you all have had...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #39

Friday’s Furniture Fix #38

Welcome everybody to Friday's Furniture Fix #38!  How has the week been?  I've been dealing with some neck pain and was told by my doctor today no heavy lifting for the next month . . . Hmm, that may be a little tough in my line of work!     Just a...

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4 Different Styles for White Painted Furniture

Some of my least favorite words to hear are "I just want to paint it white." I really try to avoid painting anything white . . . Not because I don't like the style, but more so because I want to be creative and try something new and fun. I know I'm probably...

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4 Different Styles for White Painted Furniture

Friday’s Furniture Fix #37

Welcome everybody to Friday's Furniture Fix #37!  I hope you all out there stayed safe during the storms that passed through this week.  Thankfully they weren't too bad here!     Just a friendly reminder of who your hosts are for the party . . . And if...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #36

Happy Friday everyone!  I hope you have all had a wonderful week and are ready for the weekend.  It's been a busy stretch for our family--celebrating my youngest's 4th birthday and our 12 year anniversary, all while having family visiting in town!  Whew, I'm a...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #36

Friday’s Furniture Fix #35

Welcome to the weekend and another week of Friday's Furniture Fix!     We had a great party last week--a wonderful turnout and so many beautiful furniture makeovers to look through. I would love to hear what pieces caught your eye. Be sure to note that...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #35

Friday’s Furniture Fix #34

Happy Friday everyone!  How was your week? This past week seemed to go by especially fast. My youngest had his 4th birthday and my mom came in town to visit, so we had lots going on! But it's time now for another Friday's Furniture Fix!     Last week we...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #34

Painting the Island; DIY Kitchen Island Makeover Part 2

In case you need a refresher, here is where my kitchen island started: Yep, it's your basic, builder-grade island with a laminate countertop. Nothing particularly special about it, except the fact that the builder was nice enough to wire in two electrical outlets...

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Painting the Island; DIY Kitchen Island Makeover Part 2

Friday’s Furniture Fix #33

Happy Birthday to Me, Happy Birthday to Me, Happy Birthday to Meeeeeeee . . . . . Happy Birthday to Me 🙂 Yes, today is the day I begin my official "downhill slide" towards 40 (meaning I turned 36, in case my metaphor was too vague--haha).  What special thing am I...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #33

Friday’s Furniture Fix #32

Spring is officially here and Easter is just around the corner . . . I hope you all are enjoying the warming weather! You know what other season has just arrived?  Furniture Painting Season!  Yep, time to get out in that garage and paint some pieces while it's warm...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #32

Friday’s Furniture Fix #31

Welcome to another Friday's Furniture Fix! I hope you all had fantastic week. I spent a lot of time this week digging in the dirt--hopefully here in a few weeks I will have some vegetables to show for my hard work. I'm keeping my fingers crossed (right next to my...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #31

Three Tips for Painting Furniture Red

Awhile back a friend posted on Facebook that she was giving away a vintage Dixie bedroom set--a full size bed with headboard and footboard, along with a chest of drawers. I waited for a bit (I think maybe a day) before I commented that I would gladly take it, to...

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Three Tips for Painting Furniture Red

Friday’s Furniture Fix #30

Welcome to another Friday's Furniture Fix!     I hope you all had a wonderful week.  We are just finishing up our spring break, and unfortunately it rained all week, which was a bummer.  We made the best of it though! Back to the party . . . This is a...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #30

Friday’s Furniture Fix #29

Happy Friday everybody!  Welcome to edition #29 of the Friday's Furniture Fix Link Party!     This is a furniture-themed party (kinda obvious by the name!) and it starts every Friday at 9AM CST. Closing time is Sunday at 11PM CST, so be sure to get your...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #29

Modern Chest of Drawers Furniture Makeover

I teased you all a few days ago with a picture of this chest of drawers.     It was a Craigslist find, and I was lucky enough to live right down the street from the seller!  When I picked up the chest it was a lot bigger than I was expecting it to be....

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Modern Chest of Drawers Furniture Makeover

What is Burled Wood and Why You Shouldn’t Paint It

I will admit it--I am a nerd. I like to watch "educational" tv shows where I learn random tidbits of information. One such show I watched awhile back was called Filthy Riches, on the National Geographic Channel. The show chronicles a few different so-called "blue...

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What is Burled Wood and Why You Shouldn’t Paint It

Friday’s Furniture Fix #28

I don't know about you, but I am thankful the weekend is almost here!  This is the point in the school year when everybody (Mommy included) is a little tired from the crazy school week schedule and ready for a break. I think the zoo is calling our family's name...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #28

Friday’s Furniture Fix #26

Yay!  I'm so excited to be joining in, starting this week, as a co-host for Friday's Furniture Fix Link Party.     This is a furniture-themed party (kinda obvious by the name!) and will start on Friday mornings at 9AM CST and end on Sunday evenings at...

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Friday’s Furniture Fix #26

Milk Paint Chest of Drawers Makeover

A few weeks ago at one of my favorite local flea markets, I ran into a frequent Fusion Mineral Paint customer of mine.  My customer and her husband are actually regular vendors at the market and she was so kind to show me through her booth.  I love getting to know...

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Milk Paint Chest of Drawers Makeover

Maple Dresser Makeover

What are your thoughts when you see this little dresser?  Does it look dated to you?  Or do you think it shouts "farmhouse style!" Would you notice this dresser in a space or do you think it's too blah to stand-out? Personally, I like it as-is.  I think the light,...

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Maple Dresser Makeover

DIY Nightstand Makeover Using Fusion Studio Metallics

I am super excited to share this nightstand makeover with you today!For one, I love how this project turned out and I will enjoy sharing a new paint method with you.But also, I get to partner with 4 other great bloggers in showcasing Fusion Metallics while also...

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DIY Nightstand Makeover Using Fusion Studio Metallics

Builder-Grade Kitchen Island Upgrade

A few months ago I started showing you all a project I was working on for a friend. She wanted to add some "umphh" to her otherwise boring, builder-grade, kitchen island. We decided together on a plan to customize the island with a tall baseboard, picture moldings,...

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Builder-Grade Kitchen Island Upgrade

Top 5 Furniture Makeovers of 2015

The end of the year is approaching, which means it's time for all those "Best of 2015" posts 🙂 I enjoy looking back at the stats from the year and seeing, overall, what you all enjoyed the most.  And I get to relive the makeovers a little bit in the process as...

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Top 5 Furniture Makeovers of 2015

Small Chest Makeover in Fusion Linen

Well it's been awhile since yall have heard from me . . . What can I say?  Life has been a little crazy. But to make up for my absence, I have a great furniture makeover to share with you today! I bought this little maple chest off of a Facebook garage sale group a...

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Small Chest Makeover in Fusion Linen

Transform a Sewing Table Panel with Fusion Transfer Gel

Hi everyone!  I have a quick little project to share with you today. Since I first tried the Fusion Transfer Gel a few weeks ago, I have been wanting to play around with it more and see what other things I can create with it (read about my first Transfer Gel...

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Transform a Sewing Table Panel with Fusion Transfer Gel

Coffee Table Goes Glam, Halfway

Over the weekend I got a text from Julie, the owner of The Feathered Nest, asking if I could get together a half-painted piece of furniture to showcase in her Fusion Mineral Paint window display.  I loved the idea so much of having a half-finished piece, but I...

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Coffee Table Goes Glam, Halfway

DIY Bathroom Upgrade Reveal

I'm finally finished with boys' upstairs bathroom! If you remember, I first shared with you my plans for our upstairs bathroom back in January.     When we moved into our house, all three of the bathrooms still had their lovely, early 90's...

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DIY Bathroom Upgrade Reveal

Duncan Phyfe Style Dining Set [Furniture Makeover]

Hi everybody!  This is just a quick post with a few "after" shots of the Duncan Phyfe-style dining set I finally finished over the weekend. I have had this set since this past October, and it has been lurking in my garage ever since. I finally got motivated enough...

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Duncan Phyfe Style Dining Set [Furniture Makeover]

My 5 Favorite Furniture Artists

I get a lot of inspiration from various other bloggers and "furniture artists" I have discovered over the past three years online.  You may already be familiar with the lovely women I am about to share, or their names may be new to you.  Either way, their work...

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My 5 Favorite Furniture Artists

Fusion Ft. York Red Oak Dresser { Furniture Makeover }

I met this little oak dresser a few months ago at Canton Trade Days. Like most oak dressers, it was well-built and sturdy.  Its drawers still functioned well and the wood was overall in good condition, with just a few minor nicks and scratches on the top. Usually...

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Fusion Ft. York Red Oak Dresser { Furniture Makeover }

Free Craigslist Vanity {Furniture Makeover}

Flipping furniture for profit can be like hunting treasure. It's not often that I manage to score completely free furniture, but when I do, I'm ecstatic. Other people I know seem to always be finding things in the alleyways (yes, we have alleys in Texas just like...

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Free Craigslist Vanity {Furniture Makeover}

A Stunning Ash Dresser { Furniture Makeover }

Selling painted furniture means that you are constantly seeing old pieces come back to life. It was no different with this exquisite dresser. For you wood furniture purists out there, let me go ahead and say that I know this dresser has beautiful, burled wood...

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A Stunning Ash Dresser { Furniture Makeover }

Estate Sale Problems & Another Duncan Phyfe Table

It's the thing I dread most at every estate sale.  I'm negotiating the price of a furniture piece with the estate sale worker, and they casually ask, "What do you plan to do with it?" I take a deep breath, smile a big smile, and respond, "I makeover furniture.  I...

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Estate Sale Problems & Another Duncan Phyfe Table

Revived Vintage Drop Leaf Table { Furniture Makeover }

Remember this cute maple drop-leaf table project from last year? I painted the base in 2 layers of MMS Milk Paint with a Vaseline resist layer in between. I was hoping for a lot more chipping on the table base to help give it that farmhouse look, but milk paint has...

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Revived Vintage Drop Leaf Table { Furniture Makeover }

Layla’s Mint Milk Paint Dresser { Furniture Makeover }

It's the third day of our spring break, and the sun is finally out here in Texas! It's been two week solid of gloomy, cold weather--and I am over it! The bad news though is that we have two ill members of our household, so our spring break has been pretty low key....

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Layla’s Mint Milk Paint Dresser { Furniture Makeover }

Elegant Hand Painted Antique Desk { Furniture Makeover }

Are you getting tired of hearing me talk about Fusion Mineral Paint? I sure hope not 🙂 (If you have no idea what I'm talking about, try going back and reading this post). If you follow me on Facebook you have learned a lot already about this new furniture paint on...

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Elegant Hand Painted Antique Desk { Furniture Makeover }

Apron Strings Milk Paint Dresser { Furniture Makeover }

I have been on a furniture buying binge lately. Sometimes I can't help myself when I see something great for sale. That's the story of these two oak dressers . . . Both were being sold for a fantastic price and were in very good structural shape. These are actually...

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Apron Strings Milk Paint Dresser { Furniture Makeover }

Lovely Little Secretary Desk { Furniture Makeover }

It's been one c-razy week!  The stomach bug hit my family this past Monday, so I had to set down my computer and paint brush to be on full-time standby in the event of a you-know-what episode. Ughh. So far my husband and I have managed to escape it, but you never...

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Lovely Little Secretary Desk { Furniture Makeover }

The Second French Provincial Chest { Furniture Makeover }

So I shared with you a few days ago some furniture prep and cleaning tips, and gave you a peek at my new makeover project: I came across this gorgeous french provincial bedroom set this summer while responding to an ad on Craigslist for a cast iron bed. The lady...

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The Second French Provincial Chest  { Furniture Makeover }

Flow Blue Milk Paint Desk { Furniture Makeover }

I went back and forth, trying to decide if this piece was a desk or a vanity . . . I've decided to settle on desk.  I think in my earlier posts where I walked you through the prep on this piece I called it a vanity, so please forgive my inconsistencies! Let's get...

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Flow Blue Milk Paint Desk { Furniture Makeover }

Antique Chair Reupholstery Project

It's been awhile since I've messed around with some fabric.  I have enjoyed teaching myself some basic reupholstery skills, but man, upholstery is a beating!  My arms and fingers get so sore from pulling out staples and the pieces always take longer...

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Antique Chair Reupholstery Project

Rustic Oak Dresser { Furniture Makeover }

If it seems like I've been cranking out more furniture makeovers than normal lately . . . well, I have 🙂 I wrote last week about the selling binge that has been going on at my mall and my meager efforts to keep up with the demand. This great antique oak dresser...

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Rustic Oak Dresser { Furniture Makeover }

Primitive Milk Paint Cabinet { Furniture Makeover }

I love hidden potential, kinda like rooting for the underdog, you know?  I love when I find a piece that has been completely looked over because of it's obvious outer flaws, but is something that still can have a new life with some good TLC.  This handmade cabinet...

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Primitive Milk Paint Cabinet { Furniture Makeover }

Before & After | Dining Set Makeover With Chalk Paint

I hope you all had a chance to read in my last post about all the prep work this Duncan Phyfe style dining table needed. A makeover was in order and chose to do a makeover with chalk paint. It was a giant project--dining sets usually are!  This is my 4th set to...

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Before & After | Dining Set Makeover With Chalk Paint

Luckett’s Green Milk Paint Chest of Drawers

I promised you all in my last post some "after" photos of this cute little chest I recently bought.     It was a Craigslist find, and in really good shape.  I love the 4-drawer size too, it's just kind of petite and fits well into most any space.  A few...

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Luckett’s Green Milk Paint Chest of Drawers

Artissimo Milk Paint Secretary

If you like a good old fashioned furniture makeover, you're in for a treat today.  Over the weekend I finished up this cute little solid-wood secretary I found a few weeks ago at a garage sale.     The wood was in very good condition, so it was a perfect...

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Artissimo Milk Paint Secretary

Milk Paint Vanity Makeover

Remember this giant furniture haul I found on Craigslist back in March?     Well, this great Duncan Phyfe style vanity was one of the pieces I purchased. It was in pretty bad shape, lots of chipping and missed veneer and a really roughed up top.  But, I...

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Milk Paint Vanity Makeover

Dining Table Makeover and Plaster Paint Review

I love finishing a project, don't you?  It's always so gratifying to get to the end of something and say, "I did that!" This is the third dining set I have redone (you can see the other two here and here) and each one has provided it's own challenges.  This cute...

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Dining Table Makeover and Plaster Paint Review

French Provincial Bedroom Set Reveal

You may remember a month or so ago, after whining on here about not being able to find any affordable french provincial bedroom pieces in my area on Craigslist, I came upon this fantastic vintage Basset set for sale on Facebook.     A friend tipped me off...

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French Provincial Bedroom Set Reveal

Announcement and Painting Progress

Happy St. Patrick's Day!  It seems appropriate on this day that celebrates the Irish and all things green, to tell you all about a fantastic green company.  Please let me introduce to you Wholemade by Jen, an organic, all-natural line of personal skin care...

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Announcement and Painting Progress

Cherry Blossom Dresser Milk Paint Makeover

I have a confession:  I have to give credit to Miss Mustard Seed for the design of this dresser. She refinished one last summer with a hand-painted cherry blossom pattern on the drawer fronts and I loved it! I have been hunting forever for a small...

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Cherry Blossom Dresser Milk Paint Makeover

How to Reupholster a French Chair | Makeover Reveal

It’s finished! I have been teasing you all for quite some time now about this French chair project.   It was a thrift store find, and I was excited to try my hand at upholstery again after working on a French Settee last summer.  The chair’s structure was...

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How to Reupholster a French Chair | Makeover Reveal

Selecting Fabric for Reupholstery | French Chair Makeover

I have made some great progress with my French chair this week!  Yay! Last week was way too busy to accomplish anything with it, so it's nice to be making some headway. Selecting fabric for reupholstery can be a headache, so I thought I would tell a little more...

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Selecting Fabric for Reupholstery | French Chair Makeover

How To – Dry Brush Painting

I was able to do some painting on my chair project today, and I thought I'd walk you through my process of dry brush painting while I was at it!     I knew I wanted to paint it with the dry brush technique.  I first learned of dry brush painting from...

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How To – Dry Brush Painting

Changing it Up

I am at battle with the Mountain Cedar trees of Central Texas, at least that is what the news tells me.  This past week has been one long, continuous sneeze, and I have heard that it's a result of strong winds blowing the cedar pollen into our Dallas area.  Yuck....

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Changing it Up

Dried Lavender Milk Paint | Chest Makeover Reveal

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas!  We enjoyed our family time together, although I have to admit I am glad to get back to "normal" today.  Christmas day started nice and early in our house, so we were all quite tired. Before the holiday got into full...

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Dried Lavender Milk Paint | Chest Makeover Reveal

Farmhouse Dresser

I haven't been doing much painting lately, mainly because I haven't found anything worth painting! But a few weeks ago I grabbed this sturdy old dresser off a Facebook garage sale site.     It had great, simple lines but was stained with an...

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Farmhouse Dresser

Two-Tone Chest of Drawers

I finished one of my projects! Yay!! It is such a great feeling to mark something completely off of your list.  This week started out a little rough because of a nasty cold we had going around our house.  But after a trip to the doctor, some...

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Two-Tone Chest of Drawers

Artissimo Sideboard

My husband is finally back from his looooong international trip, so we are all celebrating here! I had one major project I wanted to do while he was gone, and with my mother-in-law's babysitting help I was able to knock it out last weekend.  I found this great...

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Artissimo Sideboard

Dining Table #2 Reveal

A month ago, I accidentally bought an antique dining table and 4 chair set.  I say accidentally because I made someone on a Facebook garage sale site a really low offer, never thinking they would accept it, and they did! Whoops. I broke the news in a car ride to...

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Dining Table #2 Reveal

Dining Table Reveal

I finally finished the last of my four major summer furniture projects! Yay!  This French Provincial dining room table set was the last thing on my list. I bought it from a lady on a Facebook garage sale site who was selling it for her elderly mother.  It had the...

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Dining Table Reveal

Henry Link Dresser Makeover | Lost & Found

Several months ago while I was working on my Duck Egg dressers, I  decided to paint one of my own pieces while I had the extra Duck Egg Annie Sloan paint. It was this piece, given to use for free back when my husband was getting his Master's Degree and we were...

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Henry Link Dresser Makeover | Lost & Found

An Adventure in Upholstery

About a month ago I was hurting for something to do on a Friday afternoon, so I decided to throw all 3 boys in the car and head out to this country estate sale in Pilot Point, Texas, about an hour from my house. By the time I got there most of the best stuff was...

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An Adventure in Upholstery

Hand Painted Gray Chest Furniture Makeover

Well I promised in my last post to show more about my most recent project, this wonderful antique chest of drawers. Remember the teaser? This was a really fun project for me and my first attempt at a hand-painted design.  I'll walk you through the process. Here is...

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Hand Painted Gray Chest Furniture Makeover

Duck Egg Dressers

I finished a MAJOR project!  Yay! Two weeks ago I saw these beautiful antique "His" and "Hers" dressers for sale on Craigslist.  They looked stunning in the pictures, and seemed to be in great shape for their age. Turned out they were being sold by another dealer...

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Duck Egg Dressers

Milk Paint Dresser Makeover

I'm sorry it's been awhile . . . I've had sick kiddos, school projects, Easter and birthday planning, and some furniture projects too.  But I'm back! I wanted to share with you all one of this milk paint dresser makeover I've been working on. Remember the tacky...

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Milk Paint Dresser Makeover

If I Only Had a Guest Room

I want to share with you one of my favorite lost and found treasures.   A beautiful French Provincial bed and dresser set that I discovered a few weeks ago. I ran up to an estate sale in a small town about 45 north of where I live, and happened upon this...

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If I Only Had a Guest Room

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My Uniques Can Be Found at
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Historic Downtown McKinney, TX

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