Friday, January 31, 2014

Black Buffet Dresser

Stunning Black Buffet or Dresser.  Perfect for a dining buffet, TV console or just a fabulous dresser.  Painted in a true black.  The top has been completely refinished, stained and sealed.  

56" x 31" x 18"
$200 **SOLD**
email or send a FB message to purchase

Monday, January 27, 2014

Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint

I am so excited to share a new paint line with you today!  I am also going to include a step by step tutorial on how I painted the Sweet Coral Dipped Chest with these fun paint products.

The new Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint is currently available online at Home Depot and will be coming to the stores soon. You can have it shipped straight to your front door, or have it delivered to your local Home Depot and pick it up to avoid shipping charges! 
Be sure to visit the DecoArt Chalky Finish website for more information.

Friday, January 24, 2014

So Sweet - Coral Dipped Chest

This chest of drawers is about the sweetest thing I have ever seen!  If I had a little girl, this one would be staying with me. :)  This beautiful antique piece has so many stunning details.  I painted it gray with some distressed white accents and a pop or coral on those curvy legs.  Has all the original brass hardware in tact, which is very rare and it sits on original wood casters.

51" tall x 32" wide x 16.5" deep
message me or email to purchase

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

DIY Circle Banner

Who is ready for SPRING? Me...I AM!  This little project is so fun and easy and is the perfect little touch of happy spring colors.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Monogrammed Wood Sign

  These beautiful, custom, solid wood, monogrammed signs are for sale now in 2 sizes.  There is a limited quantity available and we are offering these for a limited time, so grab yours fast! :)
These signs are custom painted in a gray and white color scheme.  They are solid wood and framed out in stained wood trim.

 Please see the end of this post for information on ordering your sign.
(So sorry, local pick up only.  We do not offer shipping a this time)

Monday, January 13, 2014

DIY University - Pleated Book Page Wreath

Welcome to our first online class for our DIY University!  I know this is not a painted furniture feature (hope you are not disappointed), but I thought I would start with a CHEAP & SIMPLE project that anyone can do.  Lets get started!

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Coming Soon

First up, let me clarify that the title "Funky Junk DIY University" is meant to be slightly funny and a little sarcastic.  I dont want anyone to think I take myself that seriously. :)  

I have had so many emails, comments and requests for tips and tricks on painting furniture and making various projects.  I have been hesitant in the past to share the details because I did not consider myself an expert and certainly do not always do things the way they are "supposed" to be done...but it is the way that works for me.   As I was thinking about changes I could make in 2014, I decided that featuring some DIY tutorials might be fun for all of us.  When you see the behind the scenes details of some of my projects, it might be clear how funny the "DIY University" title really is. But I also hope it will provide some inspiration for you.

I hope to do a FUNKY JUNK DIY UNIVERSITY post once a week.  These posts will feature new products and paint lines, tutorials (like how to paint a herringbone dresser or how to make a PARTAY TABLE !) and lots of tips and tricks!

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