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DIY furniture painting" rust and patina

DIY furniture painting" rust and patina

Get your DIY Supplies here! Welcome to the tutorial of DIY furniture painting: The weathered, rusty, patina look! Patina paints are my jam! I love painting with the Dixie Belle patina paints and the things that you can do with them are truly unbelievable. This adorable bombe chest came to me from Facebook Marketplace. She was not well-loved, nor well cared for so I adopted her and turned her into the stunning beauty she is today. I am, by nature, a very messy painter, so my pieces often end up looking just like that, old, weathered and full of chippy...

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DIY: How to easily and quickly age hardware

DIY: How to easily and quickly age hardware

Go shopping for your DIY supplies right here! How to age your hardware Have you had this happen? You are super happy with the piece of furniture you just painted. You put the hardware back on, only to fit out it no longer looks good. Sound familiar? Yeah, ditto. It happens to everyone who paints furniture. No panic! I am going to show you how to easily transform your hardware into something that fits the new look of your furniture. For this project, I choose to age some of my hardware to use with an early 1900's old-world piece I...

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Easy DIY: How to make a rusty, patina fall pumpkin

Easy DIY: How to make a rusty, patina fall pumpkin

Ready to DIY? Get your supplies here! Easy DIY: How to make rusty, patina pumpkins Are you looking to create some unique fall home decor? Look no further! These rusty, patina pumpkins are super trendy and go with just about every decor. They are timeless, unique and surprisingly easy to do. Ready to get started? The start of the project I got this clay pumpkin for $0.50 at our local thrift store. The pumpkin has been painted in orange and has a shiny, glossy glaze on it. Many people think you cannot paint anything that has already been finished. If...

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20 hallmarks of highly creative people

20 hallmarks of highly creative people

Click here to get the supplies for your creative flow! There’s no argument anymore. Neuroscience confirms that highly creative people think and act differently than the average person. Their brains are literally hardwired in a unique way. If you love a highly creative person, you probably experience moments when it seems like they live in a completely different world than you. Truth is, they do. Trying to understand them all begins by seeing the world through their lens and remembering these 20 things: 1. They have a mind that never slows down. The creative mind is a non-stop machine fueled...

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How to paint this easy DIY wall decor

How to paint this easy DIY wall decor

Let's get going on some creative home decor! Click here! How to paint this easy DIY wall decor Creative home decor doesn't have to be hard to do nor does it have to break the bank. There are so many ways to turn cheap thrift store or flea market finds into chippy goodness. Today I am going to show you a really easy creative home decor DIY. My $0.50 thrift store find May I introduce you to my dirty towel and my $.050 old wooden deco piece that I found at the thrift store yesterday. I know, neither are pretty,...

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