• How to Fill in Wood Grain when Painting Furniture / Cabinets

    Hey you guys! I just wanted to let you know that you don’t have to live with the paint sunken into the wood grain pores look, especially when you had envisioned a super modern and smooth painted look. Here is a short tale and documentation of this night stand I was so excited to paint, […]

  • How to Eliminate Brush Strokes when Painting Furniture

    Hey everybody! Have you ever seen some pretty painted furniture and think “oh my gosh, I can do that!” but then you go to try yourself and it looks NOTHING like what you’ve seen the pros do. Looks all bumpy, brush stroke-y, ridgy, and just ugggglyyy? Whyyyyyyyy…. My top question I receive from people on […]

  • Happy Room Makeover

    Do you have a room you’re embarrassed of? Do you have a room you chuck things into and close the door on, or is that just us? We have a large house for just the two of us (me and Steve) so we could afford to have a “junk room” where space is concerned. Until […]

  • “Where do You Buy Your Metal Bases / Legs From?”

    Hey guys! It’s been a long time coming and I’ve meant to release this blog post for many months, but life got busy and…COVID. Sure, I’m going to go with that. But really, 2020 has been a gong show and I’ve had no extra time to do side things like blog posts which I do […]

  • “Why are your Items so Expensive?”

    “WHY ARE YOUR ITEMS SO EXPENSIVE?” I don’t know who needs to hear this today. It’s probably not even you, the reader, because I’m sure you’re here because you already watch and see what I do on the regular and see the unglamorous sides of furniture refinishing/painting via my Instagram stories, etc! But every now […]

  • Why I Changed my Business Name!

    It’s been a long time coming, and it was time for a business refresh and name change, something that reflects me and my business more! My new business name is “Just Paint It! by Dani” @justpaintitbydani. Painting has always been my jam and I’ve always had the courage and confidence to *Just Paint It!* Punchy, edgy, […]

  • Setting Boundaries to Prevent Burnout

    We went to LA and the surrounding areas recently for a vacation and it was magical! Trust me, I’m not here to talk about all the fun things we did on our trip. I want to talk about something I see a lot of us doing and I think it’s the reason a lot of […]