Funky Flowers and a Rainbow of Saltwash Texture

This Funky Flower Dresser Makeover combines two of my favorite furniture makeover techniques. I love to decoupage furniture with pretty paper napkins. Then I added Saltwash paint additive to create colorful texture across the top of the piece. See the full makeover here.

Upcycle A Chest of Drawers Into A Bookcase

An ordinary chest of drawers is the perfect starting point for many awesome up cycling projects. One of our favorites ideas is to up cycle a chest of drawers into a bookcase or shelving unit. This is a great solution if your piece has missing or mangled drawers. There was actually nothing wrong with this … Continue reading Upcycle A Chest of Drawers Into A Bookcase

5 Ways to Fix Out-of-Whack Drawers

When choosing old furniture to paint, we always recommend checking the drawers to make sure they open and close smoothly. It is nice when everything is in good working order, but wonky drawers aren't necessarily a deal-breaker. Here are 5 ways to fix out-of-whack dresser drawers. (Plus a bonus trick that is helpful even if … Continue reading 5 Ways to Fix Out-of-Whack Drawers

How To Paint a Patriotic American Flag Dresser

Painting an American flag onto a dresser or other piece of furniture involves a little more than just red, white and blue paint. This tutorial will teach you How to Paint A Patriotic American Flag Dresser that fits perfectly onto any size dresser with the same proportions as Old Glory. Everybody knows the American flag … Continue reading How To Paint a Patriotic American Flag Dresser

Crackle Is A Snap–And Makes This Antique Dresser And Mirror Pop!

I have fun wondering about the past lives of the furniture we pick up, especially pieces as old as this antique Empire-style dresser and mirror set that we believe dates to the 1890's. In 1896, the first modern Olympic games were held in Athens, Greece, Henry Ford took his "Ford Quadricycle" for its first spin … Continue reading Crackle Is A Snap–And Makes This Antique Dresser And Mirror Pop!