A Simple Beginners Guide: When to use a Paint Primer – Hometalk

A Simple Beginners Guide: When to use a Paint Primer – Hometalk

I recently had lunch with a good friend Polly who was keen for some tips on painting a pine bed for one of her boys. She had read the makeover of my pine bookcase here and was inspired to do something similar herself. I was chuffed! Brilliant … send me some photos … what better way to spend a long weekend! Continue reading

Makeover of My Outdoor Light

Makeover of My Outdoor Light

Today I thought I would share a little project I recently completed to try and pretty up my front veranda. The outdoor light was in rather a sad state, with the previous owner painting it to match the bricks. In my continued (and deepening) love affair with chalk paint, I thought this was the perfect opportunity to experiment a little more. So here is a makeover of my outdoor light with chalk paint. Continue reading

Beginner’s Guide to Spray Painting a Picture Frame

Beginner’s Guide to Spray Painting a Picture Frame

We have a lovely big print in our lounge room, the colours are great and it fits well into the décor.  The only problem is the frame was a little, well … uninspiring, but I knew all it needed was a coat of paint to make it pop! The frame is made of wood, with some lovely detailing and bevelling. I had never used spray paint before and decided this would give me the smooth, flawless finish I was after … I thought I was onto a winner!  Continue reading

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