(This is a sponsored post for Fusion Mineral Paint and Muddaritaville Studio stencils.)
Do you love to paint furniture, but always assumed that you could not paint glass – for cabinet doors, full-size doors, table tops, serving trays, dishware, and more? Thanks to my exciting collaboration with Fusion Mineral Paint, we are debuting ten fabulous new tutorials, created just for you! Each one will demonstrate new skills for you to learn, using all water-based products from Fusion, and a few unexpected surprises.
We’re beginning the series with reverse-painted round table glass. I have a cute old round table that is painted Fusion Coal Black, and it needed some bling. I bought a 30″ round piece of glass, pulled together my paint and materials, and wow!
This giant old TV cabinet was what I was using to store paint. It was free, and came from a show house event I did years ago. It was a monster, and it made the room seem tiny. And it needed to go. But. It was SO huge and heavy that I could not even imagine how to get it out of our home. My back hurt just thinking about picking it up. And scuffing my Venetian plaster and stenciled hallway walls.
You may remember, just before Christmas last year, Steve and I rescued a 1920s-ish window head. I found it in rough shape at the Chartreuse barn sale in Thomasville, North Carolina. Though I wasn’t looking for a piece like this, I knew when I discovered it, it had to go home with me. It is 6 1/2 feet long and very heavy. Recently I decided that whitewashing our crusty salvaged mantel was what I craved.
If you have been following along here on the blog, Steve and I have been removing all of the carpet throughout our home because – drum roll – there are hardwoods underneath! While shooting photos during the process I realized that our front door just blended in to our very long, wide entry hallway. So, rather exhausted from pulling carpet and nails and staples, I decided to undertake a quick project that would provide almost immediate satisfaction – painting the inside of our front door black.
Can you believe that when our ranch house was built in 1977, they installed hardwoods and then carpet right on top? My contractor hubby Steve says that was common back then. We found out about the hardwood ages ago after I chose and paid for new carpet. When the installers arrived and started pulling up the old carpeting – voila! There it was. Darn it. Flash forward and it’s time for a new flooring option. So we decided to pull it all up and I am sharing how to remove carpet on top of hardwood floors in four steps.