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Dixie Belle Rusty Patina

My son Jack recently acquired his FIFTH fish tank, and they all live in his bedroom.  The most recent one is the largest, and he asked for a cabinet to put it on, so I found this beautiful solid old piece on FB Marketplace. It’s a TV cabinet from when TV’s were actually built into […]

Buffets and China Cabinets

Ombre Blended Buffet

Learn how to blend 4 paint colors on your furniture for this statement look. It’s easier than you think!

Buffets and China Cabinets

Painted Demilune Table

Today I’m sharing how to take a very plain big box store demilune table and make it special.  It starts with adding appliques, and ends with layering lots of bright color.  The finished piece looks a little southwestern, and a little like copper patina.  Here is what I started with – a table I got […]


French Provincial Bedroom Furniture Makeover

Today we are refinishing French provincial bedroom furniture and learning to push through doubt, all at the same time!  First, let me give you a quick rundown of how I found this piece and chose these colors.  When St Vincent de Paul thrift store opened by me, I ran down there immediately and found this […]


Blue Painted Furniture with Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint

Check out these projects painted in the variety of blue colors available from Dixie Belle’s chalk mineral paint line.

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My Best Painted Furniture Makeovers of 2019

Welcome to 2020, Friends!  Looking back over 2019, I wanted to share my favorite painted furniture makeovers of the year.  There were lots of grays, blues and layered finishes.  I think I really hit my stride at the very end of the year,and I can already say my first project of 2020 is a favorite […]

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