February 22, 2019

We recently drove quite far to pick up a dresser from a furniture flipper we have purchased from in the past.

When we arrived, even though it was priced very cheaply, we both knew immediately it wasn't the quality we like to purchase and it was in pretty rough shap...

February 19, 2019

I had an interesting and eye-opening experience with my daughters recently.  We were on a girls trip and stopped by some shops that sold painted furniture and home decor. 

After visiting these shops they began to make comments about not being very impressed with th...

November 9, 2018

There were so many wonderful highlights to our first Furniture Painting Business Tips Cruise.

I truly felt like I was learning from every person in the room. We had 21 attendee's from all across the United States; Washington, North Dakota, Indiana, New Y...

May 3, 2018

Every interaction you have with others can be a great networking opportunity for your furniture painting business.  You never know when a chance encounter could be a good break for your company.  

No one knows your business better than you.  No one cares about your...

February 27, 2018

Tracking mileage for your furniture painting business is a great tax deduction as a business expense. The standard rate for 2017 is 53.5 cents per mile for a car, van, pickup truck or panel truck.  This is a serious deduction.  It doesn't take very many miles for the d...

February 25, 2018

Living in the 4th largest metropolitan area in the UnitedStates offers many opportunities to furniture painting business owners! But, there are also a few challenges.  We found when we purchased a pick up truck and offered the service of delivery to our customers our b...

January 28, 2018

What is "hand painted" furniture?

It's turning an ordinary dresser, table, hutch, or other piece of nondescript furniture into an exclamation point! 

But really, why should you buy hand painted furniture?

Here are a few reasons to explain why this wonderful deco...

Furniture painters have a language all of their own!

When we try to describe to others what we "do" we often can't find the right word!  

We are an unusual collection of artisans that often use many unusual terms or words to describe a piece we have painted or...

September 22, 2017

Thank you to my fellow furniture painters that shared all of their money saving tips. We really are a group that loves re-cycling everything from furniture to pickle jars! 

There are some great ideas here and who doesn’t like to save money?

Saving money in our furniture...

September 18, 2017

Stephanie Lieser has shared her extensive knowledge in this series of using furniture stains. These are an example of her beautiful work at Baciato Refinishing. 

One of my most difficult yet valuable restoration pieces; veneer inlay of three species of mahogany, and bur...

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