In line with yesterday’s post, I also wanted to share a pair of ugly art pieces that I found quite a while ago (that happen to have the exact same style frame as my Bulletin Board!) DON'T MISS: “Arizona State of Mind” Subway Sign Dresser Boy’s Aviator Room Set Vintage Valve Knob Dresser I did an antiqued silver finish on the frames and painted right over those “classic” art pieces with chalkboard paint. I have a two month calendar, an area for notes and a to-do list as well as … [Read more...] about More Ugly Art made into family organization chalk boards
I picked up this fantastic sideboard a few weeks ago from Craigslist and immediately posted it to the Twice Lovely Facebook page… YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Herringbone Cabinet Dove Gray & White Antique Bedroom Set Icy Blue Grouping … where it was immediately pounced upon and snatched up for a custom paint job. And I couldn’t have been more excited when it’s new owner said she would love a distressed turquoise with a dark stained top. So I set to work mixing up a custom … [Read more...] about Distressed Turquoise Sideboard
I’ve had a very busy last few weeks! Cranked out a few rad projects and still managed to pull together a very fun bridal shower for my little sister this past weekend! Phew! Before I made myself put down the paint brush and start with the shower prep, I finished up this fun chippy mint green dresser (which I big fat FAILED to get a before picture of, dang it!) YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Shabby Take on the Damask Dresser Cobalt Blue and Kelly Green Desk and Chair “Arizona State … [Read more...] about Chippy Mint Green Stenciled Dresser
I picked up this fantastic sideboard a few weeks ago from Craigslist and immediately posted it to the Twice Lovely Facebook page… YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Lagoon Mirror Heavily Distressed Teal Dresser Faux Zinc Topped French Side Tables … where it was immediately pounced upon and snatched up for a custom paint job. And I couldn’t have been more excited when it’s new owner said she would love a distressed turquoise with a dark stained top. So I set to work mixing up a custom … [Read more...] about Distressed Turquoise Sideboard
I was sent some powdered milk paint by The Real Milk Paint Co., and I was so excited to jump in and give milk paint a try for myself after hearing some rave reviews from my fellow professional furniture painters. The paint comes in powdered form that you mix with water. You can use the paint just like for some fantastic chippy, super distressed looks like this dresser from the fantastic Miss Mustard Seed… YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Chevron Dresser (I’m back!) Heavily Distressed Teal … [Read more...] about Emerald Green Milk Paint Side Table
One of the things I love about refinishing old furniture is the stories the pieces tell. They have a past. And that's part of the allure. They have bumps, bruises and scars. Sometimes the best course of action is not to restore a piece, but to embrace it's age and turn it's imperfections into assets. And that's exactly what I set out to do on this antique dresser that had character and charm to spare. A great way to give your refinished pieces authentic looking age is by layering your paint … [Read more...] about Heavily Distressed Teal Dresser
(I’m sharing this project as my first contributing post over at the SNAP! Blog. Please hop on over and check out this great blog. I’m going to be attending the SNAP! Conference for creative bloggers this April, and if it’s something you might be considering as well, I encourage you to register soon! Tickets are selling quickly and are sure to sell out. I’d love to see you there!) I picked up this sturdy old dresser from the local Craigslist. It's mammoth weight and the dove-tail … [Read more...] about DIY Chalk Paint Dresser
Phew! That’s a long title! And there’s a lot to cover here! First off, I’d like to give a big congrats to Heather for winning the Chair Back Headboard!! (Heather, drop me a line and we can work out getting that to you!) Next up, the generous gals at WonderFaux Studio in Stafford, TX sent me some Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to try out. I’ve seen lots of fantastic projects in blogland using this paint and I had being dying to get my hands on some to try out forever, so I was excited, … [Read more...] about Red Fireman Dresser, New Knob Shop, and an Annie Sloan Chalk Paint Giveaway!!
I wanted to clue you good folks into a great Annie Sloan Chalk Paint giveaway over at Screaming Meme! I’ve been absolutely frothing at the mouth to try the stuff, but still to cheap to bite the bullet, so I’m really excited about this giveaway! ;) Hop on over an enter for yourself. Pretty please mention that you found her giveaway through Ann Marie @ Twice Lovely so I can pick up a few more entries as well! SEE ALSO: Shabby Take on the Damask Dresser Coffee Table, The … [Read more...] about A Chalk Paint Giveaway at Screaming Meme!
I’ve been teasing you with this fancy desk for ages, especially if you’re a Twice Lovely Facebook Fan. (And if you’re not, why the heck not?!?! You too can be privy to all the juicy, pre-blog sneak peeks.) Like many other pieces in my workshop, I picked it up right before the Christmas holidays came and struck me down for the count with morning all-day sickness. It might hurt some of you if I said how much I got it for, so we’ll just say “not enough.” ;) Check out this … [Read more...] about The Fancy Desk