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The BEST [STEP by STEP] Guide on How to Make Your own Tie-Dye Boho Gypsy Curtains in 2020

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The BEST [STEP by STEP] Guide on How to Make Your own Tie-Dye Boho Gypsy Curtains in 2020
I have been tie.....DYING to show you my Boho Tie-Dye Curtains!!!  
We had these off white curtains for a while and I was actually about to just take them on over to Goodwill...But!  I thought....What a Great time to try out Dixie Belle Chalk Mineral Paint and do some Gypsy DIY on Curtains!

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Gypsy Bamboo Chairs Makeover

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Gypsy Bamboo Chairs Makeover
Today's post features one of my Favorite Dixie Belle Paint Colors, Colonel Mustard! I had purchased some Southwest Style Fabric for another project and have been dying to use it on something else.  Well...today was the day! 

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Apothecary to Card Catalog Transformation!

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Apothecary to Card Catalog Transformation!

Good Morning! I wanted to share a project with you about how I tackled a small Chinoiserie apothecary style cabinet.   This style of furniture is usually found in a black lacquer finish and can be a furniture painters nightmare if it isn't prepped properly.   This water base primer worked like a Charm!   Step 1:  I cleaned with White Lightening. Step 2:  I applied Slick Stick, a primer, with a chip brush, which I don't recommend if you are wanting a smooth surface to paint on.  I recommend any of the Dixie Belle Synthetic Bristle Brushes, which will give you a...

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A Texas Gypsy Style Project: Moroccan Inspired Armoire

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A Texas Gypsy Style Project: Moroccan Inspired Armoire

Hello World!   It's been a while since I have written about a piece...okay...maybe a long time!  But!  This moroccan armoire piece is going to make up for it! How many of you have had or actually own one of these Big Bulky Rustic Cabinets in your home?     I can honestly say that I had one when were in Texas and now here in Virginia!  These are great pieces and solid wood!  You may hear this style being called "Rustic Pine" or "Texas Pine" Furniture.  This style of pine furniture is actually imported from Mexico.  It has a "Mission" Style...

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