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Furniture Painting 101

Furniture Painting 101

Furniture Painting 101 Thinking about flipping furniture? Being a furniture painter can be very rewarding, a great hobby or even a great way to earn a living. Whichever direction you decide to take it in, in my opinion, one of the most important things is feeling...

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A Cedar Chest Is More Than Just A Piece Of Furniture

A Cedar Chest Is More Than Just A Piece Of Furniture

My First Memories Of A Cedar Chest I absolutely love cedar chests. It’s another one of those things from my childhood that really has a place in my heart. I remember my grandmother’s cedar chest sitting at the foot of the bed in the spare bedroom. That’s the bedroom I...

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Top Tips for New Furniture Flippers

Top Tips for New Furniture Flippers

Fancy Or Plain Jane? When deciding to flip a piece of furniture, there’s a lot of things that you have to keep in mind. Of utmost importance, is the reason why you’re flipping.  Are you needing to use up creative energy and have found furniture to be a fun creative...

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Quick Nightstand Flip

Quick Nightstand Flip

The Plan   I bought this pair of nightstands for $40 on Facebook Marketplace, planning to do a fun custom color combo, and flip them for $199.  As soon as I decided on the color blend, and did the first coat on one of them, I ended up needing a set myself!...

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What Color Should I Paint My Furniture?

What Color Should I Paint My Furniture?

When deciding what color to paint a piece of furniture, the decision has more to do with the person you’re painting it for, and the room it’s going to be used in, than it does the actual piece of furniture itself.

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Choosing Decoupage Papers and Mediums

Choosing Decoupage Papers and Mediums

I love, love, love using decoupage papers. There’s more ways than I could ever even mention that you can decoupage things to furniture and small goods.  Vases, picture frames, lamps, other wall art, and decor, even on your canvas paintings.  However, some are easier to work with than others.

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My Painter’s Toolkit

My Painter’s Toolkit

My painter’s tool kit contains a lot of goodies that make my life easier. Brushes are there, of course, (see my post on my favorite furniture painting brushes, brush storage, and  brush care techniques) but there are a few other items that make up my go-to tools.

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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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