DIY Weathered Wood Finish

DIY Weathered Wood Finish

In my DIY Farmhouse Table and Bench post, I talked all about building my table from scratch. This...

Get the Wood Leg Look on Painted Thrift Furniture Finds

Get the Wood Leg Look on Painted Thrift Furniture Finds

One of my very first blog posts was on this same finish, but holy moly, it has gotten sooo much more...

Knock Off Pottery Barn Driftwood Gray Paint Finish

Knock Off Pottery Barn Driftwood Gray Paint Finish

Can't afford Pottery Barn furniture in that gorgeous gray wash or driftwood finish, but love the...

How to Distress Furniture Without Any Sanding.

How to Distress Furniture Without Any Sanding.

This old oak stool is one I've had for a long time but haven't displayed it in my home. So I knew I...

Distressed Black Sideboard Makeover

Distressed Black Sideboard Makeover

Hello there! I have a quick before and after for you today. I picked up this sideboard at an antique...

Updated Bread Box

Updated Bread Box

Doesn’t everyone have an outdated Bread Box? Well, I've got a great update for you! Did you know...

Restoration Hardware Weathered Wood Look Tutorial

Restoration Hardware Weathered Wood Look Tutorial

A reader said, "I bet you could make and sell a lot of these!" and I bet someone could. This is a...

Tabletop Challenge: “She Sees All”

Tabletop Challenge: “She Sees All”

I wanted a country look in my small, hall bathroom. As I sat and pondered what I could do without...

How to Paint Chairs the Easiest Way

How to Paint Chairs the Easiest Way

Remember here when I painted my dining room table and I told you we were missing a chair? I...

How to Paint and Distress a Laminate Bookshelf

How to Paint and Distress a Laminate Bookshelf

Hi friends! My name is Mauri and I blog at TheAmericanPatriette.com where I share ideas for all...

Distress With Candle Wax

Distress With Candle Wax

I bought these awesome cheap bi-fold doors at the Restore. Two were white and one was unfinished...

Repurposed Dresser Into Media Cabinet

Repurposed Dresser Into Media Cabinet

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure! Carrie from Thirty Eighth Street took an old, discarded...

Learn 4 Unique Finishes AND Get Exclusive 50% Off My Online Workshop!

Learn 4 Unique Finishes AND Get Exclusive 50% Off My Online Workshop!

Learn this out-of-the-box paint finish and unique techniques to add texture and interest to your...

How to Distress Tin

How to Distress Tin

I love to use tin around our home. It's an easy way to add rustic charterer to a door, bar, or...

How to Create a Textured Finish With Frozen Paint

How to Create a Textured Finish With Frozen Paint

I put my paint in the freezer and I could not believe what happend next! Try this fun and unusual...

A Southwestern Chair Makeover

A Southwestern Chair Makeover

Come see the incredible transformation Robin from Redo It Yourself Inspirations did on this roadside...

YES! Choose ME! (hemp Oil Resist, Fushion Paint, Chair Makeover)

YES! Choose ME! (hemp Oil Resist, Fushion Paint, Chair Makeover)

A few weeks back I entered a contest for free Fusion Mineral Paint products (collaboration between...

Primp My Primer - DISTRESSING Techniques - Good Ones!

Primp My Primer - DISTRESSING Techniques - Good Ones!

Do you have a piece of furniture that you want to update? If you like an aged look - here is a...

Nightstand Table Makeover

Nightstand Table Makeover

This was a real quick makeover. I picked this up at local orphanage boutique. They sell items that...

How to Layer Color With a Putty Knife Like The Turquoise Iris

How to Layer Color With a Putty Knife Like The Turquoise Iris

Have you ever tried a DIY and failed? Have you tried again only to fail again? I tried to get this...

Give Modern Furniture a Vintage Look

Give Modern Furniture a Vintage Look

I bought this side table at a thrift store. It's very solid and I loved that it has three tiers of...

3 Distressing Techniques (to Show a Second Layer of Paint)

3 Distressing Techniques (to Show a Second Layer of Paint)

I've read a lot about different distressing techniques using a resist between two layers of paint. ...

How to Create Farmhouse Distressed Finish Using Wax Under Paint

How to Create Farmhouse Distressed Finish Using Wax Under Paint

This video demonstration will teach you how to use wax under paint for a cool old world distressed...

Antique Armchair Facelift

Antique Armchair Facelift

I was on the hunt for a chair on which to focus an upcoming tutorial, but everything that could go...

Create a Distressed Farmhouse Style Shelf for Your Kitchen

Create a Distressed Farmhouse Style Shelf for Your Kitchen

This shelf had been used by my grandfather in his workshop. After being stored unused in a garage...