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How to Choose Furniture for Flipping and Painting

How to Choose Furniture for Flipping and Painting

Then I obsessed over the gorgeous pieces that I saw on Pinterest. My eye was always drawn to the vintage pieces. They were often real wood (beware of every Marketplace post made to man that is claiming to be real wood. Ashley, Broyhill and the like have not been “real wood” in the sense that people think that they are, for as long as I can remember). Nothing upsets me more (well, that’s probably an exaggeration), than agreeing to pick up a “solid wood” piece, and getting there to see a pressboard piece that has veneer.

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Furniture Painting Inspired by Canvas Art Challenge

Furniture Painting Inspired by Canvas Art Challenge

I have just completed another really fun collaboration with LaVonne of LaVintage Decor in Altoona,  Pennsylvania. I am always up for a challenge, and LaVonne and I had a really good time with this one! We challenged each other to paint a canvas painting, and then mail...

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5 Ways to Develop your Furniture Painting Style

5 Ways to Develop your Furniture Painting Style

  I don’t really know that style is important to BE an artist, I honestly think it’s far from it. However, if you want to be a recognizable, commercial (ie: make real money), and memorable artist, it’s pretty important. I don’t want to be one of those...

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French Provencal chest makeover

French Provencal chest makeover

   I LOVE French Provencial curved legs. I seek them out like a guy at the beach with a foot fetish. They are all gorgeous to me, and I want them all! Where it began This newer piece of furniture was given to us by our friends.  It was used for holding the TV in our...

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Bohemian Themed Table Project (ETSY Tutorial Purchase)

Bohemian Themed Table Project (ETSY Tutorial Purchase)

  I am a big “challenge” person. I love to challenge myself, and I love to join challenges. That is how this project started. Last month I joined a furniture transfer contest on a Facebook group, and my piece won. I never expected to win, at all, but I had a lot of...

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Furniture Painting Supply List -Terri’s Favorite Things

Furniture Painting Supply List -Terri’s Favorite Things

  My favorite things for furniture painting evolve a little as newer and better products hit the market. I used Sherwin Williams latex paint for years, then started mixing my own chalky style paint, as that option became more popular. The thing is that you can...

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