Oil & Vinegar – Not Just For Salads

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Decorating, Furniture Makeovers, Miscellaneus, Painting & Refinishing, Popular, Secret Weapons, Tutorials105 Comments

A few weeks ago, I found a wonderful tip about using oil and vinegar to revive and clean old wood.  This is one of those tips that sound really cool, but I was pretty skeptical.  It may be the kind of thing that makes a piece look good long enough to snap a picture and then, when it dries, it … Read More

Workshop Series – Furniture Stripping 101

Marian ParsonsPainting & Refinishing, Tutorials30 Comments

Welcome to the workshop series brought to you by Mustard Seed Creations and Funky Junky Interiors! As a continuation of the furniture refinishing and painting series, I’m going to cover furniture stripping.  Donna is dishing some great photography tips, so make sure you visit her blogafter you read this post. When I did a post on stripping furniture several months ago, … Read More

Workshop Series – Furniture Painting & Refinishing Part 1

Marian ParsonsPainting & Refinishing, Tutorials43 Comments

Welcome to the workshop series brought to you by Mustard Seed Creations and Funky Junky Interiors!  A quick reminder: the voting for the  So You Think You Can Decorate competition is open through Friday, so make sure you vote for your two favorite “old” entries this week.  We are now going on a journey together to the wonderful world of painting and refinishing furniture.  For those … Read More