Author: linda

Giving Back

Giving Back

Giving Back and having fun at the same time. Have a houseful of painted furniture and are looking for any reason to paint another piece. I have a great idea for you Cottage Paint...

Re-purposed Buffet is now a Kitchen Island

This was a very fun project! I was not too inspired by the original buffet. It was quite plain and very bulky looking. I could not think of any colour that would improve the...

A History of Paint through the Ages

A History of paint through the ages   South African archaeologists reported finding a 100,000-year-old human-made ochre-based mixture that could have been used like painting Cave paintings drawn with red or yellow ochre, hematite,...

Antweek makes their TV debut!

Allison Brown from Antweek in Port Perry demos one of the many techniques you can use to recreate wonderful old pieces of furniture. Here, she is using the metallic waxes to add some bling...

Piping with Cottage Paint Texture Paste

  This is way more fun than icing a cake! I do thin the paste just a little with about a teaspoonful of water to 1/4 cup of paste. You want it to flow...

Fun Little Vintage Signs

  These little signs have been a huge success! Simple to make and inexpensive, they are well within the reach of  anyone with very modest woodworking and computer skills! Supplies: 3.5 and/or 5.5 inch constructions grade boards...

New Products

Introducing…Clean and Prep All-in-one Cleaner! Removes Wax, Dirt, Oils. Leaves no Residue. Tests for Wax and is Biodegradable White Liming Wax with sponge applicator Gold and Silver highly pigmented Gilding Wax BLING: Glitz Glitter,...