A great idea for something to look at for when you are shopping at Goodwill! I will never pass up another set of wooden salt & peppers at the thrift stores again.these look so cottage chic, painted in pretty pastels!
DIY: How to Get a French Paint Finish + How to Transfer Graphics - this post shows how to enlarge a design (from The Graphics Fairy) & how to transfer it to a table. This is a great tutorial! Via Deanna Rio
Steel wool soaked in vinegar=distressed wood. who knew? If too gray steep basic tea and use a paint brush to add a few coats of concentrated tea. It will add a slight natural brownish tinge to the wood: