January 30, 2015

Behind the Scenes: See How We Prepare for the Shoot




As you know, next week we will be filming a bunch of new tutorials. Over the course of 3 days, we plan to...... Read More

January 29, 2015

Pine Sideboard


I painted this old pine sideboard several months ago, but never posted about it. It was fairly beat up, and was about to.....Read More

January 27, 2015

Valentine Colors



Next week we are scheduled to shoot a bunch of new videos . So this week I’m spending most of my time preparing and not painting much in the way of furniture. Starting tomorrow I will be sharing some of the behind the scenes process that go into getting ready and filming the tutorials. Read More........

January 26, 2015

Always a Favorite



This weekend I was working on this chest of drawers for a friend of mine, when my husband walked by and said, “Didn’t........ Read More 

January 23, 2015

Experiment in Pink



Is there a way to make pink a little less feminine?  I think so and here is how I do it.  I choose a piece with......... Read More

January 22, 2015

The Colorways Swing



Wow, you guys are incredibly observant! So many emails have come my way asking about the image we used in the..... Read More

January 21, 2015

A Shade or Two



I actually like the fact that the Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® palette is limited to 32 premixed colors. Mixing the perfect variation of shade or tint is...... Read More 

January 20, 2015

Reflections on Mirrors




Do you have a design philosophy about mirrors? I know I do. For instance, I think every room should have.......... Read More

January 19, 2015

Video Tutorial: How to Apply Annie Sloan Dark Wax




Do you know how to create the look of age on your newly Chalk Painted furniture? In this video, I will show you how I do it using Annie Sloan Dark Wax and the reason I use it sparingly. To view, Click Here

January 16, 2015

Stepback Cupboards



Many Stepback Cupboards are actually married pieces and this one is no exception. Often made at different...... Read More 

January 15, 2015

Advice Needed




Just like everyone else, I am always looking for attractive storage solutions. Over Christmas break, I cleaned out and ....... Read More


January 14, 2015

Black and Blue



This is a first time color combination for me and I am so surprised how much I like it. Old and battered and needing.......... Read More

January 9, 2015

January 8, 2015

A Matched Pair & A Birthday



I’m really not a fan of having a matched set of anything. I like asymmetry in my home decor, I just find it more....... Read More

January 7, 2015

Thoroughly Modern



Are you a mid-century modern person? I have to admit I’m……not so much. But when I saw this  wardrobe on......... Read More

January 6, 2015

Old and New



In the spirit of New Year New Look, some of my old standbys are getting refreshed with a new coat of paint. Although this.....  Read More 

January 5, 2015

Annie Sloan Blues and Greens



When you want to make a color statement, really have your piece stand out from the crowd, what do you ............. Read More

January 2, 2015

Vintage Dressing Table



I have a really small foyer with only two spots to put furniture. Because there is no coat closet, one of the.... Read More

January 1, 2015

New Year New Look Giveaway Winners



Thank you to everyone who participated. Colorways will be sponsoring another giveaway soon so be sure to check back often.