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Dinning Table Makeover

Posted by denise parkes on

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

Posted by Denise Parkes on

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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