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I’m so proud to have this opportunity to tell my Dixie Belle brand ambassador story, because like so many others, it has changed my life.
We recently built our own home and moved into the shell to do the finish work ourselves. It is still VERY MUCH a work in progress. Here is a complication of our Dixie Belle projects around our home.
There are a few factors that I keep in mind when deciding which finish I want to use. Let’s explore the similarities and differences between furniture wax and glaze.
We have big plans for this RV makeover and are starting with an update to the kitchen and main living area. Check it out!
Using the right tool for the job can make or break your project. With so many options of paintbrush types out there, How do you determine the best brush for your job?
There are several factors that go into my color selections, so I thought I’d share my though processes when choosing furniture paint colors.
My top ten furniture painting supplies for beginners! Some of my most essential Dixie Belle items and make it that much easier to get to work on your first project.
I get asked about painting kitchen cabinets all the time, but had yet to do a Dixie Belle kitchen cabinet makeover, so it was time to get one under my belt, and share the process along the way!
I love to decoupage with all sorts of paper. With this technique, I will show you How to Decoupage Tissue Paper onto Furniture using Clear Coat!
Ever had a furniture top damaged beyond repair that left you in despair? Here’s your solution! Follow these steps to learn how to create a faux wood finish.
Achieving a smooth blend of paint colors on any painting project, large or small, can be tricky. Today, I am going to share My Top 10 Tips for Blending Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint, so you have a few tricks up your sleeve, that paired with some practice, will have you painting smooth blends in no time.
I tend to be a theme decorator, take cues from the style of my piece and run with is all the way through. This french provincial style buffet gets a fabulous cherry blossom makeover and is a perfect example.
I took some plain Dollar Store plastic ornaments and transformed them into custom Victorian inspired decorations. Learn how to create these DIY Christmas Ornaments here!
The raised stencil look has been extremely popular for me. It takes an otherwise plain front furniture piece and adds a texture to it that you can’t help but touch. I love pieces that engage all of the senses. Learn how to apply this technique here!
I’ve put together a 4 part series all about options for creating moulded appliques from different materials: hot glue, paper clay, modeling material, and resin. I am going to show an example of each, including a short video, and the pros and cons I find in each method.