I recently celebrated (well…had. I wasn’t overly excited for it) my 29th birthday and my husband got me one of my favorite gifts… a Home Depot gift card. I had been talking about getting a paint sprayer for a year so I could take my projects to the next level. Since I am very particular… Continue reading Choosing The Right Paint Sprayer For You
The entire time I was researching different paint sprayers and what each brought to the table I was set on a HVLP. I started looking for a good brand and model. Researching them I realized how annoying thinning paint would be. It’d be a huge hassle, messy and time-consuming to have to thin the paint every time… Continue reading Researching and Comparing Paint Sprayers
I did the same processes as usual, starting with applying chemical stripper. I watched it bubble up for about 20 minutes before using a scraper to remove the paint and stripper.
I’m all about changing little details on a piece before buying something new and knobs are the easiest thing to change.
This is the second piece of furniture I refinished. Unfortunately in my excitement to get started and finish it, so I could prove to people that it wasn’t a piece of junk, I didn’t take any “before” pictures. My husband (then boyfriend) bought it from Craigslist in Rochester, NY. It was only supposed to be… Continue reading Trial and Error On One Of My First Refinishing Projects
This dresser is absolutely gorgeous.
I knew I had to have it when I saw the detail on the drawers, with a little work this piece could go from outdated and old to modern and new.
I fell in love with this Magnavox Astro Sonic Turntable the moment I saw it and the best part… it was on sale from $50 to $25! I had been searching second-hand shops for a buffet for my dining room and I knew this would work perfectly. Like usual I got the standard, “What are you going to do with that piece of shit?” and like usual I said, “I’m going to make it a masterpiece.”