White Chalky Paint Dresser Makeover - The Happy Housie zinsser primer and Country Chic chalk based paint in white: it is called Simplicity with clear wax

White Chalky Paint Dresser Makeover

White Chalky Paint Dresser Makeover - The Happy Housie zinsser primer and Country Chic chalk based paint in white: it is called Simplicity with clear wax

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8 Tips for Distressing Furniture

I've been sitting on the fence for a while about starting a blog.  I don't  know about you, but for me it's downright overwhelming and a little  confusing.  I actually got my page set up...kind of, then I would work on  it for a while, get frustrated, and leave it for weeks before I came back  to it.  Well, last week I posted two little photos to my Instagram page.   These particular posts were photos of a nightstand that I had refinished  with chalk paint.  This also happened to be my first…

Nightstand Chalk Paint Tutorial

I've been sitting on the fence for a while about starting a blog. I don't know about you, but for me it's downright overwhelming and a little confusing. I actually got my page set up...kind of, then I would work on it for a while, get frustrated, and leave it for weeks before I came back to it. Well, last week I posted two little photos to my Instagram page. These particular posts were photos of a nightstand that I had refinished with chalk paint. This also happened to be my first…

Last week on the blog, I shared a Rustic Tree Branch Desk DIY, that Brandon  built and finished. The photos I took didn't quite show off the rustic,  distressed finish like I wanted, so I am sharing some close up photos today  of the finish as well as how we created a weathered wood gray finish.  We tested out a few different combinations to get a more gray washed  looked. Ultimately, we decided on using a combination of stain and white  washed paint (paint mixed with water) to achieve a...

How to Create a Weathered Wood Gray Finish

Last week on the blog, I shared a Rustic Tree Branch Desk DIY, that Brandon built and finished. The photos I took didn't quite show off the rustic, distressed finish like I wanted, so I am sharing some close up photos today of the finish as well as how we created a weathered wood gray finish. We tested out a few different combinations to get a more gray washed looked. Ultimately, we decided on using a combination of stain and white washed paint (paint mixed with water) to achieve a...

I've been sitting on the fence for a while about starting a blog.  I don't  know about you, but for me it's downright overwhelming and a little  confusing.  I actually got my page set up...kind of, then I would work on  it for a while, get frustrated, and leave it for weeks before I came back  to it.  Well, last week I posted two little photos to my Instagram page.   These particular posts were photos of a nightstand that I had refinished  with chalk paint.  This also happened to be my first…

Nightstand Chalk Paint Tutorial

I've been sitting on the fence for a while about starting a blog. I don't know about you, but for me it's downright overwhelming and a little confusing. I actually got my page set up...kind of, then I would work on it for a while, get frustrated, and leave it for weeks before I came back to it. Well, last week I posted two little photos to my Instagram page. These particular posts were photos of a nightstand that I had refinished with chalk paint. This also happened to be my first…

It’s no secret that Joanna Gaines has the world on a string with her incredible talents. But you don’t need to be a guest on the Fixer Upper show to get a piece of Joanna’s style. Here are 14 ways you can recreate that fabulous farmhouse look in your own home! Wood Planked Walls … … Continue reading →

Fixer Upper Look: 14 DIYs to Get the Look

It’s no secret that Joanna Gaines has the world on a string with her incredible talents. But you don’t need to be a guest on the Fixer Upper show to get a piece of Joanna’s style. Here are 14 ways you can recreate that fabulous farmhouse look in your own home! Wood Planked Walls … … Continue reading →

Fisherman's Wife Furniture - Brian & Kaylor: Painted, Distressed, Glazed Dresser  www.brianandkaylor.com   www.fishermanswifefurniture.com #painteddresser  #distresseddresser

Fisherman's Wife Furniture - Brian & Kaylor: Painted, Distressed, Glazed Dresser www.brianandkaylor.com www.fishermanswifefurniture.com #painteddresser #distresseddresser

Dresser was originally stained.  To achieve this look it was primed using a brown tinted primer from Valspar, then painted Summer White by Sherwin-Williams in a semi-gloss finish, distressed, then clear coated in a gloss finish (Wood Classics poly by SW).

Dresser was originally stained. To achieve this look it was primed using a brown tinted primer from Valspar, then painted Summer White by Sherwin-Williams in a semi-gloss finish, distressed, then clear coated in a gloss finish (Wood Classics poly by SW).

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