Category Archives: Tips and tutorials

  1. The craziest thing I ever painted……


    October 7, 2014 by twinoaksstudio

    Happy fall everyone! I’ve painted dressers, chairs, tables, picture frames, bare wood, silver platters – all with wonderful results.   …
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  2. My vacation table


    September 4, 2014 by twinoaksstudio

    Hi everyone! I have this odd habit of working on “projects” while on vacation.   I understand vacation time is …
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  3. Choosing lumber from a big box retailer


    September 4, 2014 by twinoaksstudio

    Happy September everyone! Summer sure did fly by!   Its nice to have the kids back in school and have some …
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  4. Painted frame

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    June 9, 2014 by twinoaksstudio

    Hi everyone We had a very long, cold, snowy winter here in Maryland.  I paint my larger pieces outside so …
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  5. How to get more chippiness out of your milkpaint


    February 27, 2013 by twinoaksstudio

    Hello everyone! I love using Miss Mustardseed’s Milk Paint on my signs, and have been very surprised at how well …
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  6. Making a sign


    February 7, 2013 by twinoaksstudio

    Hello! On Monday I signed up to be a vendor at Luckett’s Spring Market in Leesburg, VA.  I’m very excited about …
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  7. Through the looking glass


    January 23, 2013 by twinoaksstudio

    Happy (Frigid!!) January to you all! I’m trying to furnish a cabin in West Virginia with rustic made-by-me decor.  I …
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