Faux to Fab Metallic Furniture Makeover with Modern Masters Paint


As promised, I’m revealing a fabulous metallic furniture makeover with you today.  This is a faux-wood 80′s-type French Provincial style set that was begging for a glam makeover with Modern Masters Metallic Paint. First I applied two coats of Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Primer as recommended.  (The handles – except for the small round ones [...]

23 French-Themed DIY Projects


I love all things French – even my little dog is named Frenchie.  I know I’m not alone in my obsession, so today I’m sharing 23 French-themed DIY projects to inspire you.  Even if you can’t travel to Paris, you can easily and affordably bring Parisian style into your home with any of these options. [...]

French Decoupage Desk {Themed Furniture Makeover Day}


It’s Themed Furniture Makeover Day!  This month’s theme is decoupage, and I’m no stranger to updating furniture with some pretty paper and Mod Podge.  ;)  Here’s my decoupage desk (be sure to scroll all the way down to see my friends’ projects too): This was a commissioned project, and I was thrilled when my client [...]

Shabby Chic Chair Makeover


Can I tell you a secret?  I’m not really a fan of the term “shabby chic.”  I’m not exactly sure why, but I usually prefer “vintage,” “romantic,” or any other similar descriptive words.  But honestly when this chair makeover was finished it just screamed “shabby chic chair” to me.  It’s so pretty and girly and [...]

Turquoise French Script Table Makeover


Hi friends, today I have a bright and fun table makeover to share with you!  This vintage table started out very brown and neglected.  (And unfortunately it sat in my garage for over a year before it got its new look- but it was worth the wait!) First, it got a major color boost with Valspar [...]

Weathered Bench Makeover with Chalk Paint


I don’t do a lot of really distressed/chippy/weathered makeovers, but this bench spoke to me and told me that’s what it needed.  Yes it did.  ;)  I didn’t see it just as a country-style bench, but aged and weathered from sitting on a grand wraparound porch somewhere in a distant time. The look was fairly [...]

Shades of Blue Chalk Paint {Aubusson and Provence}


Last week I met with my Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® stockist and was SO excited to buy another can of Provence.  It’s probably my favorite non-neutral Chalk Paint color (although there are still a lot I haven’t tried) and I’ve been out of it ever since I finished this fabulous Taj Mahal-like wooden room divider. I [...]

10 Classy Black and White Furniture Makeovers


There’s something about black and white together that seems so classy and elegant.  A black tie event perhaps?  They look so crisp together, whether in fashion or home decor.  Below are some of the best black and white furniture makeovers from talented DIY bloggers around the web – I hope you’re as inspired by them [...]

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