Spring Touches + Kitchen FAQs | Centsational Style
Last week I was all about purging and cleaning and the kitchen was definitely on the list. I thought it time to spruce up this space with some spring touches and snap a few fresh pics of our kitchen since it’s been over a year since I did so. I get a lot of questions about our kitchen, especia ...
How Does Valspar Chalk Paint Compare to Annie Sloan?
I decided to save a few dollars and try Valspar Chalk Paint. Since I'd been using Annie Sloan for years I wanted to see if Valspar was as good as the leading chalk paint.
Dining Table and chairs Valspar Chalky Finish Paint Top: Opera Gown, antiqued Chairs/bottom: Moonstone Ring, antiqued Chairs/bottom: two paint coats, clear wax, antique wax Table top: two paint coats, two clear wax coats, one antique coat, one clear wax coat
Sideboard Buffet Hutch Chalk Paint Makeover
Painted Sideboard Hutch Buffet Makeover with Valspar Chalky Finish Paint in Kid Gloves, Antiquing Wax, and Sealing Wax | The Painted Hinge
Wooden Dresser Painted Green; Furniture Redo
I really love the way this dresser piece turned out after Kathleen at Between Blue and Yellow painted it a soft gray-green. Perfect!As promised here is the ginormous piece I have been working on this
My DIY Hutch Makeover.
Guess what? I did a DIY project! I know, it's crazy. (Pigs must be flying right now!) A few months after Jarryd and I got married and moved into our first apartment, my father-in-law bought an old hutch at an antique auction. This hutch--one that is in great solid condition, might I add--went for only $35.00! Uhhh-mazing! AND, he decided to give to us because we had hardly any furniture in our newlywed apartment. I was flattered, absolutely. But at the same time I felt pretty hesitant to…
Introducing Valspar® chalky finish paint a durable, decorative paint with a vintage look. It’s velvety to the touch and matte in sheen with a wide range of tintable colors and two protective waxes.
This was such a fun Friday night project! It looks amazing in my kitchen nook. After researching various methods used to refinish furniture, I decided to use the chalk paint method. I used Valspar Chalky Finish paint. It's a 3 step system, in the color "Mama's Cameo".
Custom TV Console
My latest client needed a new TV console but she needed something that was narrow to fit in her space. After a few weeks of searching she found the perfect piece....well, it was almost perfect. BEFORE AFTER Sorry for so many pictures but I think it turned out great so I wanted to share as many as a I could! If you look at the before picture you can see that I removed the decorative flower piece below the top drawer which completely changes the look of this piece. I used Lotus Flower by…
Master Bedroom Renovation
A couple of years ago while we were doing our master bath reno, I blogged about remodeling my bedroom here. I was overwhelmed with how/where to start and so...I just didn't. It wasn't long before we moved on to the kitchen renovation...and the bedroom has stayed roughly the same with all of its mismatched wood/faux wood. I did redo a night stand...but it proved to be too small for my room, and so it was taken to Good Will somewhere along the line. I did end up buying this coverlet at Kohls…