Category Archives: painting furniture

A whole lot of painting going on…

  Way back yonder I dragged this steal of a deal home from an antique store. It was painted a lemony yellow…not a color that will blend with my new decorating direction. First coat of the Annie Sloan chalk paint … Continue reading

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

 I first read about this paint on Miss Mustard Seed's blog. Oh my…. No sanding, no primer, no nothing needed before you paint a piece of furniture. Seriously? Even over varnish? Even over varnish. After watching this video on her … Continue reading

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Choosing paint colors…

 The dreaded task of choosing new paint colors for our interior walls has come to visit me. I've saved notes, collected paint swatches for some time but the perfect shade of a deeper, richer taupe/brown/neutral is eluding me. Either too … Continue reading

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Buying time… {Mentionable Giveaways & Free Image}

…does anybody know where I can buy more time? Oh, if only it were that easy. No doubt the line would be long and the scuffles in the store would make for some great comedy show episodes. Well, sometimes TIME … Continue reading

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The Last Time, I HOPE!

Welcome to Pink Saturday! Thank you for taking the time to visit.  Today we are  back in my studio. Slowly, but surely, the work continues of painting furniture, unpacking boxes, organizing  supplies.  I can't wait to have it all finished so I can spend time doing … Continue reading

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Today was a new beginning of sorts. Another major change in my life. After nearly four years of working from home, today my DH drove to an office…in a big building just outside of downtown Atlanta. I knew it was … Continue reading

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