Monthly Archives: February 2015

Video 23: Painting the Child’s Chair

In Part 2 of this 3 part series on repurposing a vintage children’s chair, I show how I paint our little chair using Chalk Paint. Specific techniques include,  how and why to thin the paint,  and the technique best suited for working with porous, open grained wood. To see the first step in this process, view Part… Read more »

The Best

  Ok, yesterday I answered the question I get asked all the time. If you missed it you can see that post here. But there is also something else my friends  spot in the videos, and they want to know more. Being a blogger is all about sharing the things you are passionate about, and… Read more »

What’s Your Favorite Paint Brush?

  So many of you have asked about the paint brushes I use in the videos, a blog post seemed in order. As you can see I use many different brushes, depending on the medium, the surface, the style and the paint technique. Some are inexpensive chip brushes designed for a one time use. Some are… Read more »

Colorful Children’s Chair

  My color choices always lean toward neutrals and whites, so I like to take the opportunity to add a splash of color when I can.  A vintage child’s chair is perfectly suited for a colorful new look with paint. Small enough it doesn’t overwhelm a setting, and easily repurposed to provide extra storage, it makes… Read more »

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