How to Strip a Deck

Last week I talked about the process I went through to decide what deck finish/protector I wanted to go with.  If you missed the 411 on Deck Stains you might want to read it first.  The reason I went through the process of all that research was because of this post – we stripped our {…Read More…}

Choosing a Deck Stain

Back in 2009 my father-in-law and husband built a deck for us.  We waited one year (like you are supposed to) before we sealed it.  We simply went to the Depot and purchased a Behr Solid Stain in the color we liked and then went to town and applied it to our deck just like {…Read More…}

Painted Stained Table

I had the  privilege  of redoing this round barrel like table for an Indy Style viewer.  The painted and stained combo is the perfect contrast in my book.  Adding just a bit of distressing ties in the cream paint with the darker stain.  Every month I am partnering with Indy Style, my local lifestyle show, {…Read More…}