Furniture Painting Tips

Want to try your hand at painting a piece of furniture, but unsure how to even start? Perfect! I can help you with that!

At FurniturePainting101.com, (my DIY blog A/K/A Simple Decorating Tips) you can find all sorts of tips and tutorials. I show and explain how to achieve different finishes. I demonstrate different products and how to use them. I also share painting basics, so even if you’re a beginner and know very little about painting, I’ll have tips to get started.

If you have a specific question, and can’t find the answer easily at FurniturePainting 101.com, or if you have any questions about any of the products stocked at Frame and Frills, absolutely feel free to reach out to me personally! I love walking you through the process of your project. You can message me on Facebook messenger through my Frame and Frills Facebook Page, you can email me at frameandfrills@gmail.com, you can call or text me at 507-222-9191, or you can stop by the shop, I’m usually in the shop Thursday and Friday 11-6 and Saturday 11-3.

Wet Sanding, How to Do it, and Why!
How to: Fusion Gel Stain & Topcoat
Tutorial: Gold Harlequin Table Re-Do
This was my first Facebook Live tutorial… We finally figured out to turn the camera at minute 5. 🙂
Interested in doing a bleached wood look? With these simple tips, you can, and have a super durable finish too!
To achieve this industrial grunge textured trunk finish, it took many layers of colors!
Start to finish, here is the before, during and after with all the details.
Here are the details how to do this renovation finish to a piece, including simple tips for the faux driftwood finish top!
Did you ever consider decoupaging on an old window? Here’s how to!
This video post show how easy it is to apply transfers, using these 3 simple tips!
Here are 5 ways to add style to existing hardware!
Start to finish, how I redid these MCM 2-tier tables with a fun lemon detail.
Paying attention to details can make a difference in the finished piece. Here is the step by step on the details for this vintage blanket chest redo.
Looking to age a piece? Here is the easiest color wash ever!
This piece is SOLD, but all the products to create it are available at Frame and Frills, and I can walk you through the process to create a similar look on your own piece!
Want to repeat this look on a piece of your own? Here’s how…
This piece is SOLD, but all the products to create it are available at Frame and Frills and I’d love to walk you through the process! Here is the tutorial link from my DIY blog.
Here is how easy it is to use the Embossing Paste with a Stencil!
This piece is SOLD, but all the products to create it are available at Frame and Frills and I’d love to walk you through the process!
Having issues with paint bleeding under stencil? Tips to prevent that!
This piece is SOLD, but all the products to create it are available at Frame and Frills and I’d love to walk you through the process!
Wondering if you need Ultra Grip? Do a Test Patch!
Interested in doing this French Patisserie Cafe look yourself? Here’s how…
This piece is SOLD, but all the products to create it are available at Frame and Frills and I’d love to walk you through the process! Here is the tutorial post from my DIY blog.
Did you know Fusion Decoupage Gel works beautifully on Glass? Here’s how to decoupage a plate!
This piece is SOLD, but all the products to create it are available at Frame and Frills and I’d love to walk you through the process!
a little trick to achieve a wrinkle free decoupage paper finish!
Using a Mint decoupage paper, Fusion paints, transfers and stencil!
My technique to apply Fusion Tough Coat!
How to Paint a Panel Door
Vintage Romantic Style Cabinet Re-Do

Taking clues from a lovely inspiration piece, I used decoupage, paint, stenciling and glaze, for this vintage romantic style cabinet re-do.

How To: Decoupage and Painted Dresser Re-Do

How to decoupage and painted dresser re-do is a fun before and after furniture flip project for the Frame and Frills shop.

Vintage Seahorse Birdbath Re-Do

This vintage seahorse birdbath re-do was a fun colorful project with durable Fusion Mineral Paints and some vintage inspiration.

Coastal Themed Desk Re-Do

This coastal theme desk re-do was such a fun DIY project! Here is the blended border technique I did to extend the decoupage paper.

Milk Paint and Tung Oil Benches

This milk paint and tung oil bench reveals a mind-blowing attribute of milk paint and why it’s perfect for this outdoor project!

A few rub-on transfers added so much charm!
DIY Faux Marble Painted Finish

As shown in this video there are a few fairly simply steps to create a very believable DIY faux marble painted finish.

Use this Fusion product to remove stubborn sticker residue!
Decoupage Door Treatment

Using Fusion Mineral Paint to blend the edges of the ferris wheel Mint decoupage paper created a fun whimsical decoupage door treatment!

Old World Finish Decoupage

Transforming this plain dresser with an old world finish decoupage treatment added loads of character and even has a bit of secret detail.

How to Get a Streak Free Finish with Fusion Mineral Paint Tough Coat

To get a streak-free finish using Tough Coat can be tricky. I have found a method that works beautifully to create a streak-free finish.

DIY Milk Paint Cupboard

Learning the benefits of Milk Paint by Fusion has led me to some really fun projects, like this distressed Milk Paint cupboard.

Iron Chair Re-Do

Taking clues from a vintage piece of fabric, Fusion Mineral Paint was a wonder to work with to re-do this vintage iron chair.