Best Glazing Tips for Cabinets & Furniture

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Glazing is the process of adding a stain or antiquing over the top of your paint. The process adds a layer of design detail accentuating the furniture or cabinet details where the glaze will catch. The glaze can be applied lightly as shown above or heavy for a more vintage feel. Here are my favorite tips when glazing; Read more

How To Use Chalk Paint Like A Pro

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In my Just Ask category I receive dozens of questions about painting furniture and I love sharing ideas and tips that have been passed down in my family. Recently the questions pertain to chalk paint so I wanted to share how I like to use it and exactly what it is for my readers that are just learning about it. Read more

How to Distress Furniture like a Pro

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After years of trial and lots of error I recently published an article tilted, “How to Paint Furniture like a Pro” and the response from readers was huge. One of my favorite things about blogging is that I can share the many lessons I have learned working as an interior designer with everyone and these are techniques that I have fine tuned over the past twenty years. Several readers wanted to know if I had tips for distressing furniture and the answer is absolutely, slightly more technique involved but doable for sure.

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