We all know that lamps and lighting are expensive items that are essential to our home. You can easily update a cool lamp by recovering the existing shade and change the feel of a room. Easy step by step process … Continue reading
I found this darling vintage drexel heritage vanity at a garage sale for $10. I know…I know…I couldn’t believe it either. I loved everything about it, the colors, the dainty legs, and the hidden mirror. But it looked like it … Continue reading
What not to do when using the Martha Stewart Glitter Paint
|If you are like me than you have wandered down the Marta Stewart paint section at Home Depot and ran into the Amazing-ly fun specialty paints Martha Stewart has. The Glitter purple finish immediately caught my eye!I found this sweet little table at a local garage sale for $4 bucks. It was white and was pretty plain (sorry I don’t have a before picture but just try to imagine).
This was my first time using the MS glitter paint so I used the primer/sealer specialty finish that is supposed to go with the glitter paint.
After the “primer” dried, I started coating the white furniture piece with the glitter paint. To my dismay I discovered that the paint was actually clear with purple glitter.
Determined to have a sparkly glitter-y piece of furniture I kept coating this piece. Literally 12 times I kept coating and coating the white piece until it started to actually look purple. I had to make a second trip to Home Depot to buy more purple glitter paint, I had already come so far I wasn’t going to stop now.
The color turned out beautiful but never fully dried.
I found this drawer liner at the Dollar Tree, I always love putting a drawer liner in all of my projects
The original dresser had a two prong handle, I filled the two holes in with wood filler and painted over them. If you look very closely you can tell but it’s very hard. The cute pink knob came from target. They cost about $1.25 a piece.
I painted the sides of the drawer in a glossy black.