If you remember last summer we built this pretty table and benches! Well a year of being out in the weather has been rough on it! I actually saw on Tik Tok…
A tutorial for how to build a retrofitted table top to fit over any existing table using Minwax Dark Walnut stain. #build #furniturebuilding #tabletop #diningtable #diytable #farmhousetable #diyfurniture #woodworking #furnituremakeover #tablemakeover #minwax #woodstain #walnut
You guys, I’ve finally figured out the secret to realistic looking aged wood (without waiting a century for nature to take its course!) Lucky for us, it can all be done with just a few tools in five steps ?? It all came about when I was looking for an antique elm wood stool for […]
Learn how to bleach furniture the easy way. This tutorial will show you an easy way how to bleach furniture.This tutorial will show you how easy it is.
You guys, I am in love with the new look for my kitchen table. In love! I ended up using Briwax Liming Wax, thanks to the suggestion of Cassie from Primitive & Proper (the woman is a furniture whisperer). It gave me just the look I was going for and couldn’t have been easier. After […]
I decided to change our cherry wood desk from a dark stain to a light wood bleached look with the help of two-part wood bleach and lime wax.
Let me say first off that I LOVE vinegar and tea (or sometimes vinegar and coffee) staining. It is one of my favorite “finishes” and is so fun to make and use. Because it’s not a commercial stain, and reacts with the tannins in each piece of wood differently, you never really know what you’re going to get aside from weathered looking wood. I first found out about it when we were just starting to remodel our house 8 years many eons ago and was dying to try it on our kitchen table when we actually had a finished kitchen. At the time, it was still a relatively new thing in the crafting world and the only people I had […]
Trying to update your vintage, antique, or dated furniture? Find out how to get a raw wood look for a fresh, modern vibe. Learn how to do this rustic modern furniture makeover in just three easy steps!
DIY Open Shelving Open shelving is one of the easiest DIY projects for any room. If you’re nervous about starting your first DIY project, today’s the day to take the plunge! We decided to renovate our kitchen after we moved in so we had our cabinets painted white. I absolutely love white, but our…
Hello friends! How is everyone this fine Friday...friday the 13th to be exact, eek! I just finished another cute and simple DIY that I thought I should write about today and share with you all. So many people have those typical wooden bar stools from the 80's and 90's and don't know what to do with. I always see them at thrift stores or garage sales and think there are so many cute things you can do with them to repurpose them from just a typical stool that you sit on. Y