For this finished I used Rust-Oleum Weathered Gray stain for the first coat.  I let it dry over night then I distressed the wood.  I used 220 grit to lightly sand, focusing on the edges.  The last color coat was a white glaze (a glazing medium + antique white latex paint).  Finally, the clear coats. Fisherman's Wife Furniture: Master Bedroom Dresser Reveal

For this finished I used Rust-Oleum Weathered Gray stain for the first coat. I let it dry over night then I distressed the wood. I used 220 grit to lightly sand, focusing on the edges. The last color coat was a white glaze

Full Room Furniture Revival - Reveal Part 1 - Southern Revivals

Full Room Furniture Revival - Reveal Part 1

Idea for Nursery furniture. furniture that can grow with the kids! Full Room Furniture Revival - Top 60 Furniture Makeover DIY Projects and Negotiation Secrets

This Little Estate: Master Bedroom Furniture Redo: solid overly fussy old dresser simplified by the removal of superfluous molding and a lot of TLC

This Little Estate: Master Bedroom Furniture Redo: solid overly fussy old dresser simplified by the removal of superfluous molding and a lot of TLC Bed and dresser color

I've been sitting on the fence for a while about starting a blog.  I don't  know about you, but for me it's downright overwhelming and a little  confusing.  I actually got my page set up...kind of, then I would work on  it for a while, get frustrated, and leave it for weeks before I came back  to it.  Well, last week I posted two little photos to my Instagram page.   These particular posts were photos of a nightstand that I had refinished  with chalk paint.  This also happened to be my first…

Nightstand Chalk Paint Tutorial

White Chalky Paint Dresser Makeover - The Happy Housie zinsser primer and Country Chic chalk based paint in white: it is called Simplicity with clear wax

White Chalky Paint Dresser Makeover

White Chalky Paint Dresser Makeover - The Happy Housie zinsser primer and Country Chic chalk based paint in white: it is called Simplicity with clear wax (For my bedroom dresser)

D.D.'s Cottage and Design: Grey French Provincial Chest on Chest

A client brought this lovely chest on chest set of drawers for a a paint transformation. She had it in her shop for awhile and it didn'.

Oak bedroom set painted in DIY chalk paint. Love the difference adding feet makes!

Use regular chalk paint or paint minerals, NOT DIY chalk paint. Oak bedroom set painted in DIY chalk paint. Love the difference adding feet makes!

Painted Weathered Wood Bed Makeover | blesserhouse.com - A thrifted bed gets a painted weathered wood Restoration Hardware look ((dressers and armoire.

Painted Weathered Wood Bed Makeover

A thrifted bed gets a painted weathered wood Restoration Hardware look with no messy furniture stripping and in 3 quick steps.

like the initial in front of the picture.  See web site to see how to refinish the dresser

stained top, the rest painted. I stained the top, painted the rest with 3 coats of chalk paint, 1 coat of clear wax, and 1 coat of dark wax.

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