Since I wanted to try out the two OFMP greens, Lexington and Tavern, layering seemed the best way to go. The first layer was Lexington. I added Extra Bond after a bit of research, since stain came off onto my sponge when I was cleaning in preparation for painting and I didn’t want to use shellac. The supposition is that the Extra Bond would seal in the stain if I mixed it into my first layer of OFMP. It covered well with not a hint on the dark stain bleeding through. So far so good.
Jenni Ingram from Roots & Wings Furniture wrote (aff link) The Complete Guide to Shipping Furniture Ebook for those of us who are considering extending our market – but are afraid to take that step toward shipping nationwide. Take Your Furniture Business to the Next Level You may be interested in learning the ins and outs of shipping your furniture. … Read more
Photography Backgrounds – Are They Really Necessary? Whether you are into still photography or portraiture, you have known the pain of trying to get it just right while shooting indoor. Lighting, backgrounds and flooring options can improve or limit your outcome. Some of my most frustrating moments has been trying to make due with what I have to get … Read more
As you finish your flipped furniture and put it up for sale, do your research on pricing and then stick to your advertised price. Every piece I've sold has had low-ball offers thrown at me. Here is a bit of advice drawn from experience on how to lessen the stress associated with selling your creations: 1. Don't be offended … Read more
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We picked up this china cabinet at an estate sale in town. Everyone wondered why I would buy ANOTHER china cabinet. I already have three. I had plans for this one – but not for china. Nor am I keeping it. As I said last week, nobody collects or wants china anymore. But they do want buffets AND book … Read more