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Farmhouse sign

Posted by denise parkes on

Farmhouse sign

  Having these signs (shelf sitter) in your home gives a nice touch to any vignette, or if you resale they are and easy project that moves well.    The supplies you need are: DYI Paint (in the colours) ; Little Black Dress  Bead Board Hot Cocoa JRV Stencil Buffalo Check Napkin (Two 2.5” pieces) Liquid Patina (Decoupage Medium) Stencil Brush Instructions    First step is to paint your wood piece using DIY Paint. We used Little Black Dress, which is the blackest black. Let dry completely before moving on.       Pull off the backing on the Buffalo...

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Dinning Table Makeover

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Dinning Table Makeover

This table was given to me at just the right time. I am redoing my dinning room and because it is so small I needed a small table......but I wanted something vintage.  So how lucky was I, that this came to me and had the best chunky legs ever!! lol next project will be the chairs!   I used a eco friendly stripper but next time  I will just sand, basically because I had to sand anyway......lesson learned lol After sanding I used a scrubby to remove any last residue and finish.     I then used Old and Grey...

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Table Makeover

Posted by Denise Parkes on

Table Makeover
Table Makeover blending 3 colours and a transfer.

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Thrift Store Makeover

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Thrift Store Makeover

I LOVE thrifting! I could do it all day every day AND my love for painting makes this a marriage in heaven Lol Bar stools are a great addition to the home and not just for sitting on.  I am keeping this stool.....well it's actually my sister who wants it.  She keeps it beside her chair in the living room as a side table.   In the video's I show you how to "wet distress" to achieve this chippy look......and OMG its is so easy with DIY Paint because it's clay based! Below is a list of paint colours I used...

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up-cycle thrifted items with paint and clay

Posted by Denise Parkes on

up-cycle thrifted items with paint and clay

I am always at the thrift store and see inexpensive item that with a little help can be beautifully up-cycled. 

Below is a few things I created with DIY Paint and Iron Orchid Design also known as IOD lol. I included the LIVE facebook I did showing you how easy it is!

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