When Lisa Bammerlin of Brick Street Cottage in Marietta, OH found this dresser, she knew she wanted to stencil it. “The flat front drawers made it a perfect candidate for a stencil design,” she says. Lisa owns an electronic cutting machine that can cut stencils and such that she creates. “This is really handy because then I can size the design of the stencil I want to my piece of furniture.” Of course, her paint of choice is Junk Gypsy™ Paint. Being a retailer, she has a chance to play with paint all day and has had some fun in the past with color mixing. Check out this blog post for some of Lisa’s color mixing recipes using Junk Gypsy™ Paint. For this project, she […]
New hardware can be expensive and if you are reselling your furniture, it can really raise the cost of your offering. Many times with vintage pieces, it is hard to find hardware that might fit the old holes properly, or fit into a spot with carvings. No worries! Just paint your old hardware using Junk Gypsy™ Paint! Whether painting the same color as your piece, or using a contrasting color, remove the hardware before painting so you don’t get drips and glops in the openings of your hardware. When the paint is dry, use Clear Coat to seal the paint onto your metal hardware. It’s quick and easy and will save you dollars and time not having to replace the hardware. Blog content provided […]
Looking to step outside the box and try something new? Put the brush away and try laying your Junk Gypsy™ Paint on using wood blocks! Using the flat surface of the block will lay the paint on thick, skipping along the way, for this look: Layer with multiple colors, drying between coats. For the full story of how to create this look, visit here. Junk Gypsy™ Paint rocks! Blog content provided by Bungalow 47 Distribution.
History is full of great pairings; Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, June and Johnny Cash, macaroni and cheese, and now Junk Gypsy™ Paint and cowhide! Recently Diana Hamilton from Beyond The Briar Patch, a Junk Gypsy™ Paint retailer in Odessa, Texas, dug into her storage for a chair that she’d been keeping for a long time. “Over the past few years, I’d pull this chair out at different times, try products on it, but nothing felt or looked right”, Diana tells us. “It wasn’t in great shape, it didn’t look good and it would just end up back in storage and be forgotten.” “We’ve been using Junk Gypsy™ Paint and loving it,” says Diana “so I thought it was time to revisit the chair project […]
Junk Gypsy Paint comes in 18 awesome bold and neutral colors for painted furniture projects. This chalky type finish paint is easy to use and is an american made paint! This table was finished using Buttermilk Biscuit. This 4-drawer dresser was painted using Wanderlust from Junk Gypsy Paint. Holy painted furniture piece! This huge dining hutch was painted using Granny’s Cornbread. If you love bold color, this Singin’ the Texas Blues makes a great statement on painted furniture. Three colors of Junk Gypsy Paint were used to bring this desk and chair set back to life; Granny’s Cornbread, Wanderlust and Buttermilk Biscuit. Grab a can of Junk Gypsy Paint today! It’s american made and perfect for painted furniture.
Are you loving the look of old salvage trim but don’t love the price and availability? Recently one of our Junk Gypsy™ Paint retailers needed some fun colored trim for a project on a vintage camper and decided to make her own! She had been perusing ideas on Pinterest and came across this picture: She visited the website Sew Homegrown, got inspired and decided to try the technique using Junk Gypsy™ Paint! This is a project from Chantelle Deimling of Bungalow 47 in Williamston, Michigan. Chantelle tells us that she first gathered the wood she wanted to use for her project. The wood she had was actually old grooved board, but you can start with whatever wood you like, even plain new pine from a […]
Junk Gypsy™ Paint is not only for painted furniture, but remember to paint that fun and unexpected item you have waiting. This american made paint with the chalky type finish is perfect for your next DIY painted project. This skull was painted using multiple colors of Junk Gypsy™ Paint. Our clear primer, chalk and clay paint, and clear coat finish are the perfect package for your next cabinet job. These cabinets were painted using Rebel Child. This little twin sized bed with matching baby cradle got a great re-do using Junk Gypsy™ Paint’s Wanderlust and Dreamcatcher for the flower stencil. This half round table and vintage window were painted using Rebel Child. Wanderlust was the perfect shade of this chalky finish paint to bring alive […]
Looking to add that little extra easy pop of color on your next painting project? Simply add a second color to add interest. Junk Gypsy™ Paint retailer Hinge in Orlando, FL recently painted this dresser using Landlocked Mermaid and Buttermilk Biscuit. With the little detail found in the drawer fronts, a second color helps the drawers architecture pop! Even if your furniture piece does not have extra detailing, simply paint a few drawers a contrasting color for a great color blocking look. Another Junk Gypsy™ Paint retailer in Florida, The Bella Vintage in Clearwater, painted this antique dresser using Buttermilk Biscuit and a custom mixed accent color. Did you miss our blog post on mixing colors? If so, see it here. Junk Gypsy™ Paint is […]
Think beyond your vintage furniture finds, dream bigger and add Junk Gypsy™ Paint and you have something special! Recently Chantelle Deimling of Bungalow 47, a Junk Gypsy™ Paint retailer in Williamston, Michigan did just that! Dream big, add paint and magic happens. The story begins with a vintage camper that was bought at auction and needed a little love! Her family’s yearly camping trip was coming fast, serving as the deadline to get the project started. Chantelle said, “First things first, DEMO DAY! We gutted the entire thing to remove the old cabinets, benches and layers upon layers of various flooring. We lined the walls with beadboard that we could paint and distress.” After conducting a quick Instagram poll of what color the walls should be […]
Looking for a great furniture paint? Look no further than this american made paint. Junk Gypsy™ Paint is a chalk and clay paint that is perfect for all your DIY paint projects. This beautiful bed was painted using Wanderlust, a vibrant turquoise color! Rebel Child was the perfect choice to bring this cool table into a modern decor. This dresser was painted using our chalky finish paint in Landlocked Mermaid. Singin’ the Texas Blues was used on this bed and nightstand combo. This rocking chair was given a fresh new look using Rebel Child and Dreamcatcher. This dresser was painted using Landlocked Mermaid. Junk Gypsy™ Paint has just the right colors for your next painted furniture project!