Make new wood look OLD with this tutorial on how to Weather Wood. Click through for instructions

How to Weather Wood

How to Weather Wood - Cherished Bliss Do you love the weathered wood furniture look in your home? Try these DIY tips to make new wood look OLD with this tutorial on how to Weather Wood.

DIY Chalk Paint Dresser Annie Sloan Before & After Weekend Project http://www.vintagecountrystyle.blogspot.com/

Refinished dresser with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Coffee Colored Stain for the top - 2 coats of old white, clear and dark wax coats

Great tips on how to use chalk paint. A must read if you haven't used it yet.

Great FAQ and Tips! FANTASTIC Annie Sloan Chalk Painting Tips for the beginner or even experienced painters! Maison Decor: Chalk Paint™ Tips

Glass vases painted with Chalk Paint®.  Easy.  Lovely.

chalk paint™ ideas (love the use of broaches). can get these things at thrift shops, easy peasy, cheap.

Refinished dresser with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Coffee Colored Stain for the top

Refinished dresser with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Coffee Colored Stain for the top - 2 coats of old white, clear and dark wax coats

An alternative to Annie Sloan Chalk Paint (which is insanely expensive)....painting with baking soda mix: Sherwin Williams paint in color "Rain". MUST TRY!

An alternative to Annie Sloan Chalk Paint (which is insanely expensive).painting with baking soda mix: Sherwin Williams paint in color "Rain".The recipe was two parts paint to one part powder.

Make painting your cabinets easier -- avoid these common mistakes!

Make painting your cabinets easier -- avoid these common mistakes! I love how Cori shared her 'mistakes' with us, probably the very ones I would have made if she hadn't warned us.

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Table Makeover with French Perfume Graphic {Themed Makeover}

Vintage table makeover with French perfume graphic {Themed Furniture Makeover Day}. Also see 15 more "Words and Letters" themed furniture makeovers!

COLORWAYS Using more than one color of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint creates a white finish that is not just white.

COLORWAYS Using more than one color of Annie Sloan Chalk Paint creates a white finish that is not just white. Loving there French Linen and Paris Gray

Check out this gorgeous china cabinet, #upcycled by Amy! LIVE webinar on THURSDAY!   http://acehardware.yourbrandlive.com/c/amyhowardholiday

Check out this gorgeous china cabinet by Amy Howard! Her line of chalk paint can be purchase from Ace Hardware. Can't wait to try on a hutch exactly like this one passed down from my grandmother (I will use paint that coordinates with my decor).

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Add molding, painted, glazed with stain and distressed. So much better than the plain cabinet that was there! Glad someone found a picture to pin!

How to Use Furniture Wax Correctly

How to Use Furniture Wax Correctly

There are a few things to know about how to use furniture wax as a clear coat on your painted piece. Whether you are painting with chalk paint or latex paint, there are a few things to know about using furniture wax. View the slideshow below to read more:

DIY:  Chalk Painted & Distressed Finish - tutorial explains how the piece was painted 3 different colors, waxed, then distressed. Distressing after waxing gives you more control so you don't sand off too much paint.

~ French Chair Makeover : Distressed French Blue : Wet Distressing with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

The Decorated House: ~ French Chair, Chalk Paint Distressed. Paint very blue/Provence w/ turquoise added; dry/medium dry brush with Paris Grey mixed with Provence; rubbed with a damp cloth; dry brushed with Old White and light waxing; sand to distress.

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