Shade Painting with Stain

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.

Gradient-Stain-Technique

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Geometric Designed End Table

Jamie from C.R.A.F.T. is back sharing a simple painted table makeover.  She used a little tape to create a cool design on her tabletop and create a custom piece of furniture for her entryway.

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How to Strip a Deck

Last week I talked about the process I went through to decide what deck finish/protector I wanted to go with.  If you missed the 411 on Deck Stains you might want to read it first.  The reason I went through the process of all that research was because of this post – we stripped our {…Read More…}

Painted Stained Table

I had the  privilege  of redoing this round barrel like table for an Indy Style viewer.  The painted and stained combo is the perfect contrast in my book.  Adding just a bit of distressing ties in the cream paint with the darker stain.  Every month I am partnering with Indy Style, my local lifestyle show, {…Read More…}