A safer way to Lime Wood

A Safer way to Lime Wood I am so excited to bring you this tutorial because I love the look of Limed wood, but hate the toxin laden, labor intensive aspect lurking behind the beauty. You might know this technique as being called Lime Waxing, Lime Washing, White Washing or even Cerusing. Best described as highlighting wood grain or the pores. There are lots of ways to do this and I’m not big on doing things like everyone else. So here is my zero VOC, Earth & Animal Friendly version of Cerusing.

French Provincial Bronze Metallic Finish

French Provincial Bedroom Set Finished with Bronze Metallic reVAX This French Provincial bedroom set deserves a little write up even if I can't give it the time and attention it deserves.  Growing up I had friends that had beautiful bedroom furniture just like this, but it was never in our budget.  So when I [...]

Staining Wood with Paint

As an artist the last thing we want is to be limited. With the growing popularity of wood staining I wanted to share a technique that is easy and inexpensive. No one wants to be limited when it comes to stain colors so pick up your favorite Shabby Paints Chalk-Acrylic color and create your own style of stain!