If you are a furniture painter, or just a thrifter in general, you know that a quality PAIR is really hard to come by! When I saw these two Drexel dressers, I knew I had to have them! Drexel Furniture is a brand that is well known in the vintage furniture industry, so if you can find a quality piece made by them, be sure to snag it up!
This is what I call a "quick flip'! Sometimes you get those pieces that are just about in perfect condition... and all the furniture painters say "YESSSSS!" The hardware was nice, and it was very clean upon arrival which is rare! I loved the brass "feet" on this piece, so I knew I wanted to… Continue reading Black Mid Century Modern Dresser
This piece felt farmhouse-ey to me, especially with all of the curved details and spindle legs! I decided to go with a classic white, this piece is painted in General Finishes milk paint in the color Snow White - find it here! The drawer fronts are sanded down to raw wood, whitewashed a bit with the same milk paint color, and sealed with General Finishes HPTC
If you were to ask me what my favorite type of furniture to paint is ... hands down, it would be a good ol' buffet! Why?... Because they can serve so many purposes, and I really love a piece of furniture that can be used in multiple places in the home. Buffets are always top on the list as well for having unique features and charm!
Since this was my most "liked" piece of 2020- I figured I'd start the new year off with a post on how I finished up this beauty! This piece caught my eye because of the metal hardware on the wood which I thought was a super cool and unique feature. If you look closely on… Continue reading Gray Mid Century Modern Dresser Makeover
I love a good Mid Century piece! Take a look at how I finished this dresser using Wise Owl One Hour Enamel in Jet Black. It is a classy furniture makeover!
These vintage desks are SUPER cool, but it seems that people aren't using these smaller sized desks much these days. I decided to cut the center out of this desk and make them into nightstands, here's how they turned out...
Sometimes I wonder how I was lucky enough to scoop up THIS piece or THAT piece... I've found some good ones over the years of refinishing. I was browsing the furniture section of my local marketplace and saw that this beautiful Stanley had been sitting for awhile... I instantly fell in love with the hardware and the bun feet.
How to Paint Furniture I'm excited to share a little bit more about my recently launched Painted Furniture Course! As a professional furniture painter, I get a lot of questions about the techniques and products I use - and now I am so excited to be able to share all of that with you! I… Continue reading Step by Step Guide to Beautifully Painted Furniture