What would I do without it [HGTV]?! I'm being completely serious. I love watching -- Jonathan and Drew Scott renovate run-down homes on Prop...
DIY Thrift Store Desk Makeover (Using Silver Leaf!)
You guys. I finally did something I've been wanting to do for years now. I silver leafed a piece of thrift store furniture! I'm absolutely smitten with the way it turned out, but I have to be honest. This table nearly ate me alive 14 times over the past 2 days. I still have silver flakes in my hair. But it was worth it. A couple weeks ago, I mentioned that my vanity table was a little worse for wear after all of the makeup, hairspray, and the occasional flatiron melting. In the comments…
How to Take Your Dresser From Drab to Fab
Su Casa member leahlarocca found this incredible French provincial dresser on Craigslist. It has a beautiful shape, but its grubby yellow finish was dated and
More Faux Finish Techniques
We do Faux Finishing in the Richmond VA and surrounding areas, for your home remodeling. Also murals for children's rooms, kitchens, bathroomms, family rooms or foyers! All that's needed is your input and let me do the work!
Online Shizzle Shop
Welcome to our new and improved Online Shizzle Shop! I’ve streamlined it a bit to make it more user friendly. On the main page, you’ll find items broken down into their respective c…
How to Remove Old Veneer and Use Wallpaper to Hide Flaws
This chest had been left outside for some time and the veneer was peeling off and the top was bowed from being wet. I removed what I could, and put a dripping wet towel and left it over night. Also used a board and clamped both sides to straighten out the bowed top while it was wet and drying. The veneer pulled up and was easily removed. damage to the veneer was also on the sides. I patched, and added a trim board across the bottom to hide the missing veneer I sanded the top,…
Rub n' Buff Tips and Tricks!
Ok, so here is the skinny on the Rub n' Buff. I've had lots of questions about how to use Rub n' Buff on furniture, so I'm gonna give you a...
Paint Couture - Glaze Couture
Paint Couture - Paint Couture is a beautiful acrylic paint for furniture and cabinets. Paint Couture goes on smooth and dries to a matte finish.
Rocky Mountain Makeover with Country Chic Chalk Paint - Making it in the Mountains
This little table in my entryway has been begging for a facelift since the day I bought it! See how I gave it a Rocky Mountain update!