Shade Painting with Stain

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IC readers – you are in for a treat here! This weekend, at the Haven Conference, I got the chance to meet the DIY duo Nick and Beth, the authors of the blog Sawdust and Embryos.  When I first saw Beth’s amazing shade technique I begged her to guest post to share it on here. That, my friends, is a coffee table Beth painted and then shaded with stain.

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Industrial Metal Letters {Faux Painting}

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Monica and Jess are back adding a little urban feel to their living space.  Today Jessica shows you how to create some industrial looking metal letters with spray paint.

 

 

 

 

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Top Tips for Painting Fabric

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I have done my fair share of fabric painting and have learned a lot through trial and error.  I love the process of painting on fabric because it really allows you to get the exact color and design you want at a relatively low cost. I thought I would put together a list of recommendations and products that I use to help you achieve maximum results when attempting to paint or stencil fabric.  Here is what I have learned along the way…

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Blue Painted Furniture + $100 Lowes Gift Card

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If you missed the first two posts on the Pottery Barn Inspired Sports theme room click here for the reveal, and here for the vintage football scoreboard.   Today I will show you how I transformed some rustic hand-me-down furniture with some blue paint to brighten up a boy’s room.   My sister-in-law’s brother got {…Read More…}