30 12, 2020

How to Distress Furniture: A Comprehensive Step-by-Step Guide

2021-05-13T15:01:08-05:00December 30th, 2020|Tutorials & Videos|

Knowing how to distress furniture comes in handy when you want to blend new or handmade furnishings with vintage or antique furnishings. Specific DIY distressing techniques provide nearly unlimited alternatives to sprucing up old pieces, customizing garage or estate sale finds and upcycling thrift store or free-on-the-curb furniture. If you want to add a [...]

15 10, 2020

DIY Wood Pumpkins for Fun Fall Decorating

2020-10-15T13:34:03-05:00October 15th, 2020|Tutorials & Videos|

With autumn moving into full swing, it's time to start thinking about decorating for both Halloween and Harvest gatherings. When considering DIY projects that fit both themes, wooden pumpkins offer a flexible fall decorating solution that takes you to Thanksgiving and beyond. Pumpkins prove a versatile choice since they come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors, and making them from scrap wood gives you an [...]

26 09, 2018

Color of the Month: Parchment

2018-09-19T16:38:55-05:00September 26th, 2018|Tips & Techniques, Tutorials & Videos|

This month’s project piece is living proof that even drab, well-worn furniture can undergo an impressive transformation if you know what tools to use and how to work a little DIY magic. If you’ve got a hand-me-down table or old nightstand begging for some attention, the combination of high-quality milk paint and good old-fashioned elbow [...]

3 01, 2018

DIY Image Transfer to Wood Using Real Milk Paint

2018-01-03T11:28:01-06:00January 3rd, 2018|Tutorials & Videos|

One of our favorite crafting techniques is transferring an image to another surface such as wood. This simple and fun craft requires minimal supplies and is great to do together with kids and friends. In this post, we show you step by step how to transfer any image to wood using Real Milk Paint’s Dead [...]