Chalk paint—not to be confused with chalkboard paint—is an excellent way to give furniture pieces an aged distressed look without a lot of effort. However, if you use chalk paint the wrong way, your pieces can quickly go from shabby chic to just plain shabby looking in a heartbeat. To avoid ending up with pieces that look like you just picked them up from the secondhand store, here are two tips for maximizing the results you get from chalk paint.
Spring is starting to arrive in some parts of the country with the temperatures warming and snow and ice disappearing. Now that your patio and outdoor areas are emerging from winter's frozen covering, you can plan for cleaning and preparing these areas for use when the weather warms up. Here are some recommendations to help you clean and beautify your patio and outdoor furniture for this spring.
Outdoor fabrics that are used on patio cushions and pillows and on an outdoor umbrella can become soiled and dirty from sitting outside during the winter.
When you buy furniture for your home, you will likely consider the important details such as price, comfort, and material. Sitting on couches and resting in beds will help you determine the best comfort level, which will in turn give you confidence to make your purchases. While you may focus on comfort with these items, you should not forget about it with other furniture pieces.
Dining Room Chairs
If you eat with your family every day, you may sit at the dining room table anywhere from one to three times per day.
If you have an old kitchen table and chairs, then you may be interested in learning how you can transform them into a fresh set. The great news about this is you can do most, if not all of it all on your own, or even as a family project that everyone can enjoy doing together. Here are tips for turning your table and chairs into new-looking, fresh ones that offer your home a creative touch you can be proud of:
The next time you are purchasing furniture, consider buying custom items instead of the mass retail store you typically buy from. The selection is not as limited because you can pick whatever you want as long as you can find the right person to make it for you. The prices might be higher than retail furniture stores, but there are many benefits that outweigh that. This guide will go over some of those benefits and show you why you need to buy custom furniture from high-end furniture stores.