My husband and I closed on our first house on March 28, 2008. After eight years, we've learned that it still takes a lot of [DIY] work to turn a new house into a <b>home</b> I hope you'll check back to see what projects we're up to (with the occasional craft or recipe thrown in the mix)!
The Beginner's Guide to Distressing with Annie Sloan | It turns out that distressing with Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint and Wax by Annie Sloan doesn't have to be stressful at all! Here's a detailed tutorial for how to age and distress a piece of furniture to give it that time-worn look, rich with character. This guide is your one stop shop for inspiration; so what are you waiting for? This paint is SO easy to work with.
Silver Pennies: French Linen Coffee Table (beautiful table done with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in French Linen. The perfect match to this color in a latex paint is Beige Shadow from Lowes Waverly Home Classics section. Mix the latex paint with Webster's Chalk Paint Powder for a cheaper alternative to the gorgeous ASCP. http://www.beneathmyheart.net/2013/01/the-perfect-latex-paint-color-match-to-annie-sloans-french-linen-chalk-paint/ )