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How to Start and Run a Profitable Furniture Flipping Business   Terri Stovall shares her nearly two decades of experience in successfully owning a furniture painting business, from the best sources for finding pieces to paint, best paints to use, how to handle...

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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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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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Dry Brush Vintage Mailbox

Dry Brush Vintage Mailbox

https://youtu.be/PEy8JfiRk1I Happy New Year! Bye 2020 and hello 2021! I am hoping this New Year brings you many great things. While you're starting your new year off, I thought I would bring you a quick project that only took me a few minutes to complete! I have had...

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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,...

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DIY Holiday Decorative Pillow Case

DIY Holiday Decorative Pillow Case

Wow, I can't believe we are so close to Christmas! I decided to do a few holiday-inspired projects to get into the holiday spirit and I can't wait to share all of them with you! The first project I did is...

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Make Your Own Chalky + Clay Paint

Make Your Own Chalky + Clay Paint

https://youtu.be/0IFONOMwG2g 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 leftover from previous projects, I decided "why not make my own Chalky paint and Clay paint using these...

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Choosing Paint Brushes – My Favorite Brushes

Choosing Paint Brushes – My Favorite Brushes

  There are literally tens of thousands of different types of paint brushes out there, and it can be confusing, when you want to select the right brush, or the best brush, for your project. I am far from a "brush snob", but I do have my favorites. I don't, however,...

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