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Upholstering Chairs And A Bench From Our Thrift Store Haul | YouTube Video

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Upholstering Chairs And A Bench From Our Thrift Store Haul | YouTube Video

Last Saturday we went to a thrift store and found two chairs and bench. In this video we upholster them and freshen up the paint. Watch The Video Here   Products used in this video: Sweet Pickins Top Coat DIY Paint in Vintage Linen

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Paint Pour With Chalk Paint On A Dresser | YouTube Video

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Paint Pour With Chalk Paint On A Dresser | YouTube Video

We paint pour a dresser with chalk paint in gorgeous purples. We used two new colors from Fairy Chalk Mother; Plum and China Violet. Watch the video here Products used in this video: Fairy Chalk Mother in Bastille Fairy Chalk Mother in Plum Fairy Chalk Mother in Thistle Fairy Chalk Mother in China Violet Sweet Pickins Top Coat

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How To Milk Paint A Buffet Table | YouTube Video

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How To Milk Paint A Buffet Table | YouTube Video

We flip this old buffet table using milk paint by Sweet Pickins Milk Paint. Zeb teaches some of his tips and tricks for repairing furniture. You can watch the whole flip on our YouTube here. Moody Blue Paint Pixie Brush Top Coat Shellac Immersion Blender

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Painting Metal With Milk Paint | YouTube Video

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Painting Metal With Milk Paint | YouTube Video

So true story, I bought these on clearance at Hobby Lobby. They were okay in a galvanized metal, but now they are fabulous in a chippy milk paint❤️❤️. Zeb and I painted with a 50/50 blend of Pantry Door and Sweetie Jane from Sweet Pickins Milk Paint using a Critter Sprayer. We added in one part extra bond to about four parts milk paint so we could get the milk paint to stick, but it will still be a little chippy.  Watch the video here

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French Country Buffet | How To Get This Look | YouTube Video

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French Country Buffet | How To Get This Look | YouTube Video

We take a beat up old buffet and give it some French Country Charm. Watch the full video here, on our YouTube Channel! We had to give the buffet some design because it was so playing. So, we used a portion of the Memoir LG Transfer, plus the Oval Medallion, Regal Bar, European Frame and a Double Leaf Appliqué. For paint we used DIY Paint’s Little Black Dress and Sweet Pickins Milk Paint Sweetie Jane and Pantry Door. To finish the look we used Extra Bond and DIY Paint’s Dark Wax. 

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