Archive for August, 2017

Transform Plain Glass into a Mercury Glass Finish

Posted on: August 26, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Home Decor, Interior Design
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Revamp Plain Glass into a More Unique Centerpiece You know those glass vases you get when you receive a delivery of flowers? I'm talking about the really plain looking ones that you aren't sure whether to keep or just pitch into the trash once the flowers are spent? Most people have a collection of various glass candle holders or vases that are nice, but they don't have much character. You can, however, transform plain glass into a mercury glass finish. If you aren't familiar with what Continue Reading ...

Is Refinishing a Piano Worth the Effort?

Posted on: August 20, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Home Decor, Painting Tips, Staining Tips
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The Process of Restoring a Piano If you have ever considered refinishing a piano, you probably started by doing some online research. It's not exactly a niche that tons of people have experience in, so you need to find someone that's been there, done that. Part of the problem with a piano is that there are a lot moving parts and separate panels that have to be taken apart to do the job properly. Keeping track of the keys, hardware and which panel goes where can make or break the final Continue Reading ...

What To Do With Left-Over Paint

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You can never buy just the right amount of paint. There is always some left, but not enough for another project. At that point you have to decide if you want to store just in case you need that color for touch ups or if you just want to pitch it. You should never dump it down your drain because it contains chemicals that can be harmful to the environment. But can you just throw it in your trash or dumpster? It depends... There are some possible solutions to consider before you decide to Continue Reading ...

Tips for Painting Interior Trim

Posted on: August 6, 2017 by in Attributed Blog, Interior Design, Painting Tips
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I enjoy painting because the results are immediate and it freshens up the appearance, whether it's walls, doors, exterior siding, or furniture. I have to admit, though, that bigger areas are so much easier to paint compared to interior trim work. With trim, the preparation is pivotal to a favorable outcome. Once you are finally ready to paint, you still have to take your time and concentrate. It is a time-consuming process! The Prep Phase Before you ever open that can of paint, you have to Continue Reading ...