Gray and Aqua Dresser with Milk Glass Knobs

Gray and Aqua Chalk Painted Dresser with Milk Glass Knobs

Oh my gosh I am so totally in love with this dresser.  I was super leery of painting it, thinking nothing could improve on the tiger’s oak wood.  However, with the gorgeous wood grain top paired with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk in Cascade and Parisian Gray, I am pretty smitten. Unfortunately, this gorgeous piece isn’t {…Read More…}





Farmhouse Bench with Weathered Gray Finish

kitchen table with drawers

Yesterday I showed you how to make some Pottery Barn Kids inspired oversized vintage flaschard art for our playroom.  Below that was a bench I made from The Handbuilt Home book by Ana White.    I saw the Farmhouse Bench on page 76 and knew it would be perfect to use as seating for our kitchen table and provide extra storage with the bottom shelf that would blend in seamlessly in our playroom.  

farmhouse bench

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Computer Desk to Coffee Table {Roadkill Rescue}

chalk painted stained coffee table

Would you ever in a million years guess that this was a computer desk at one point in time?  Yep a curbside one at that.  Roadkill Rescue baby!  P.S.  Have you ever checked out one of my other sites – Roadkill Rescue?  If you like the whole trash to treasure idea you will love that site.  But back to IC…

chalk painted stained coffee table

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5 Ways to Use Chalk Paint

Chalk Paint Pin

I’ve been experimenting lately with chalk paint.  If you are going for a look that is layered and distressed, chalk paint is your best bet for getting just the right look.  Now that I’m excited about chalk paint (don’t get that mixed up with chalkboard paint), I can’t stop oohing and ahhing over other chalk paint projects I’ve seen around the blogosphere.   Take a look at these 5 Ways to Use Chalk Paint and be inspired!

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