Make Your Own Gesso

Make Your Own Gesso

If you have seen my post “Make Your Own Chalky + Clay Paint” then you will love this post! Today we are going to be making our own Gesso. Gesso is usually a thicker paint with a look of, what I call, “tooth” which helps it stick to almost any...
Make Your Own Chalky + Clay Paint

Make Your Own Chalky + Clay Paint

One thing I really love using on a lot of my DIY projects is Chalky paint or Clay paint, and since I always have extra paint left over from previous projects, I decided “why not make my own Chalky paint and Clay paint using these leftovers?” It saves a...
Creating a Faux Granite Finish for an old Victrola

Creating a Faux Granite Finish for an old Victrola

    After updating my old green Formica countertops, I wanted to try the finish on a piece of furniture. I had always loved this old Victrola of my Daddy’s, and we actually used it as a coffee station at Java Joe’s, my coffee shop in DeRidder, LA. I wasn’t...