How to Paint Concrete Floors… Pink & White Checkered

How to paint concete floors

Most of you remember that this room started out with Carpet on it ( Here ) . We took the Carpet out and Swept, Scraped and Cleaned the floor. You can buy different products that will remove any Glue or Residue left behind. We actually were Blessed to not have to do much of that, we pretty much had a clean slate... After all the preparation for the floor was complete I put a coat of Concrete Primer down.  After the Primer dried, (be sure to follow the instructions for whatever primer you use ) I … [Read more...]

Under Construction Part 6… Painting Cabinets


I am a bit behind on picture taking... But here is some of what was going on the last couple of days... The Cabinet on the Left was Solely painted with Annie Sloan's Chalk Paint Old White. Because it was Raw Wood I ended up putting 3 coats of paint on.... Which I was surprised I got 3 coats out of that Little Can with some left over... On the other cabinet I wanted to see if it would make a difference on the amount of paint used or needed if the Wood was Primed... I can't say I noticed … [Read more...]

Under Construction Part 5… Cabinets


Here is  a Sneak Peek of the some of my new Fabric Cabinets for my Sewing Room And... YES!!!! They are going to get painted with Annie Sloans Chalk Paint... I am so EXCITED!!! Because I have been wanting to try these paints out for some time now and I thought this would be the Perfect opportunity to do just that  They will first get painted with Versailles then Old White, Waxed and then Antiqued ( I am waiting for my Dark Wax to arrive )... Meanwhile the Building Goes on... … [Read more...]

Under Construction…Part 3


Okay this was actually a step that we did before we primed the walls... It has been a bit on the CRAZY side here as we HURRY to get this job done... We marked out the center of the room and using a 16x16 tile square we had on hand we traced it out using that as are starting mark and template we did a few more with the tile and the rest were made using a Ruler that way we could get more squares done quickly.. After all the squares were finished we taped off on the outside of the squares … [Read more...]

Under Construction… Part2


I just wanted to stop in and let you know that the walls are Primed and Ready to Paint... If your wondering what all those Cords are that are taped to the door frame... Those are the Lifeline to my keeping connected to the Internet World.... :) We are on Satellite out where we live... Well I am off to Paint these White Walls... Hope to see you tomorrow at Sew-Crafty Tuesday … [Read more...]

Under Construction…..


Half of our house is Packed and in Boxes as we wait and prepare to sell our house all the while I am still trying to run my business... As I get more and more busy I am finding that getting and staying organized would be PRUDENT and VERY wise... So we are in the middle of transforming one of our Living Rooms into my new Sewing Room... RIPPING out carpet was first on our list...   Oh you might be wondering why there is that Bright Blue Paint on the wall... Well that is the wall for a … [Read more...]