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How to Use One-Step Paint: Tutorial

Chalk paint is a go-to product for many DIYers and furniture repurposers. There are so many applications and looks that can be accomplished with chalk paint.

Amy Howard at Home One-Step Paint has a wide selection of pure colors, which is great if you want custom chalk paint colors, but the best part is it has no VOCs or methanol, unlike most chalk paints on the market.
How to choose the right chalk paint? For us One-Step Paint is our go-to chalk-based paint. It’s easy to use and it serves as a base for so many of our products. This video will walk you through the basics of hot to use One-Step Paint and why you’ll want to use it.

For more information on this great product, check out our blog.

How to Use High Performance Spray Lacquer: The Basics

High Performance Spray Lacquer is one Amy Howard’s coolest products. You can turn any flat, lifeless piece of furniture into a bright, statement piece that you can be proud to have in your home.
We’ve had tons of fun using High Performance Spray Lacquer when we needed a thick, rich, high-gloss finish of actual lacquer to give that edgy, chic high-fashion look to our pieces.
Let us show you how to use this amazing product High Performance Spray Lacquer to achieve edgy look to your pieces.

Picture Perfect Christmas Wreath

Don’t you just love making your own Christmas decorations?

At Curbside Overhaul, our favorite part of the holiday season is making gifts for our friends and family, and also putting our own twist on holiday decorations. This Christmas wreath is a perfect example of our inexpensive holiday decorations, often made with materials from around the house.

This Picture Frame Christmas Wreath is a great addition to any collection of Christmas decorations. It’s inexpensive to make with easily found materials. This Christmas Wreath is also easy to customize with decorative materials you have at home.

If you find this project during a different time of year, feel free to use colors or decor for that season.

Find the full tutorial here.

How to Use a Scroll Saw

The scroll saw is a great woodworking tool to help you make intricate designs and take your woodworking projects to the next level. Today, we’re going to show you the basics of how to set up a scroll saw and a couple of easy projects to help you practice these new skills.

These scroll saw projects to help you either learn the scroll saw basics or to help knock some of the rust.

Even better are these scroll saw projects are great for the Christmas season because they make great Christmas gifts or decorations. Learn how to make a scroll saw puzzle or a scroll saw Christmas ornament today!

Basic Scroll Saw Projects

The scroll saw is a great woodworking tool to help you make intricate designs and take your woodworking projects to the next level. Today, we’re going to show you the basics of how to set up a scroll saw and a couple of easy projects to help you practice these new skills.

These scroll saw projects to help you either learn the scroll saw basics or to help knock some of the rust.

Even better are these scroll saw projects are great for the Christmas season because they make great Christmas gifts or decorations. Learn how to make a scroll saw puzzle or a scroll saw Christmas ornament today!

Two-Tiered Fall Porch Display and Candy Holder Made from Galvanized Buckets

In this tutorial, we put together a porch display for the Fall season. We used Amy Howard at Home Zinc Antiquing Solution to age new galvanized buckets.

We needed a candy holder for our booth at the Market at Walnut Creek in Tulsa, OK. In top we put our candy for our customers and the bottom we used to display our pumpkins.

Come by the booth in Tulsa, OK to check our project and get a piece of candy! We hope to see you there!

See the full tutorial here.

Halloween Candle Holders Made From Repurposed Wine Bottles and High Performance Spray Lacquer

Take your Halloween decor to the next level with Amy Howard’s High Performance Spray Lacquer. We repurposed wine bottles using a bit of spray lacquer and water to make Halloween webbed look.

These Halloween wine bottle candle holders are an affordable option for Halloween display. All you need is wine bottles, tapered candles, spray lacquer, glue gun or tub of water and a bit of creativity.

See the full tutorial here.

How to Repair a Saggy Seat Cushion

Have a cushioned chair that needs a bit of a boost? Check out this video for a basic view of how to add webbing and tighten the seat springs.

How to Make Fall Decorations with Chalk-Based Paint

Fall is just around the corner, are you ready?!
With some paper decorations and just a bit of paint, you can get your any area in your home ready for fall activities!

Use High Performance Spray Lacquer to create a Marbled Silver Lamp

Do you have an old lamp that just doesn’t fit in with the look of your home anymore? Or maybe you found a thrifty lamp, but it doesn’t match your home decor? With this tutorial, you can turn any lamp into a conversation piece and brighten your home.

How to Rewire a Lamp

Have an old lamp that doesn’t work? Don’t throw it out, just replace the lamp kit and make it new again!

Want to use these skills to refinish a lamp? Check out this blog post.

How to Use Light and Dark Furniture Wax

Apply the finishing coat of furniture wax might seem complicated, but this video will show you just how easy it is to apply.

Want to learn more about the different wax finishes? Check out our blog post about wax finishes.

Want to use these skills to make your own vintage fall decorations? See our post here.

 

Retro Office Chair DIY Blog Post Promo

Get the our latest tips and tricks for how to breathe new life into your old vinyl office chair. Find the full tutorial at here.