The super-nice ladies at the Dixie Belle Paint Company call their product "easy-peasy paint." It says so right there on the can. I totally disagree. Oh, sure ... Dixie Belle Paint is easy to apply, adheres wonderfully with very little prep and self-levels to a smooth, elegant finish every time. Painting with Dixie Belle IS … Continue reading Everything About Dixie Belle Paint Is Easy-Peasy—Except Choosing A Color!
My mom and I are having so much fun creating wonderful layers of color and texture on our painted furniture with Saltwash, the new product we are carrying at our shop All Things New Again in Leesburg, Virginia. Here's a close-up look at the Saltwash on my latest project. Did you know this amazing look can … Continue reading How to Use Saltwash on Painted Furniture
Remember my Paint Project To-Do list from a few weeks ago? Here’s the link if you forgot! I am happy to report I just finished Project #3 from that list. Only 1 more to go! Woo hoo. I transformed these beat-up matching side tables … … AND I answered a question I asked last week. … Continue reading Creating a Sophisticated Stained Glass Look with Unicorn Spit Rainbow Gel Stain
Did you know Teacher Appreciation Week is the first week of May? If you did know that, you are probably: A) A teacher B) The Room Mother in charge of presents for your child's teachers When I told my husband back in September that my son’s pre-school teacher asked me to be the Room Mother, he looked a little … Continue reading Transform Ordinary $1 Vases with Unicorn Spit Rainbow Gel Stain
When we created All Things New Again a few years ago, we thought very hard about what we wanted this new shop to be. We wanted it to be a place where people could find affordable one-of-a-kind painted furniture to make their homes pretty. We wanted it to be a place where people could learn … Continue reading Our Customers Rock! Look What Our Students Went Home and Painted Like Pros