This post is packed full of Shizzle Design’s photos and ideas on how to paint your furniture

If you’re looking for ideas and color inspiration for painted furniture, this post is for you!  It’s packed full of photos and ideas using all natural chalk and clay paints.  Stop by often as I update this post frequently when I finish new projects.

See something you like?  Contact me for details and I’ll let you know which products you need to re-create it.

Twin Headboards custom layered in two different oranges

Cathy’s beautiful dresser ~ as featured on Miss Mustardseedantique hand painted dresser waxed Shizzle Design #CeCeCaldwell Chesapeake Blue, Aging Dust, Dover White, vintage Michigan chalk clay #paintedfurniture

These pulls were white when I started!

American Paint Company’s Beach Glass

Shizzle Design Painted Furniture American Paint Company Retailer Grand Rapids, MI Beach Glass chalk paint Michigan dark wax

Chair is painted in Beach Glass over Nana’s Cupboard

Shizzle Design Furniture Painting Workshokps featuaring American Paint Company Chalk & Clay Paints

Learn how to Create a Faux Zinc finish

Layering ~ Shizzle Style

Gotta love red!

National Forest has been retired  and is On SALE now HERE

Create our Signature Finish

Create Your Own Unique Finishes by blending

See entire painted buffet here.

See entire painted buffet here.

Smoky Mountain Dry Brushed with Cinco Bayou Moss

 Spring Hill Green on a Vintage Oak Dresser

I loved this dresser, see more photos here

Check it out HERE.

click here for complete details on this piece

See entire transformation of this piece HERE.


Beautiful light taupe ~ I love this rich color and use it all the time.  I find myself mixing many colors in my finishes.

You can also pick it up locally in West Michigan at the Shizzle Design booth in Not So Shabby Antiques and Fine Furniture  at 2975 West Shore Drive in Holland, MI  49424

We’re in the old Great Lakes furniture building which is now owned by Hegg’s Fine Furniture, enter off the East side of the building facing West Shore Drive.  We’re just East of US 31, South of Riley

Don’t forget to pick up Wax!

American Paint Company's Clear Vintage Antiquing Wax Shizzle Design

All natural
100% Green
Non toxic
No stinky odors
Glides on like butter
You don’t have to deal with sticky tacky messes
It’s all natural
no nasty toxins to make you sick
better for you, better for the world

Dark Wax

Clear, Light & Dark Wax

Join us for one of our Hand’s On Workshops!


We have SO much fun sharing our techniques in this super fun, casual setting!!  We’re now beginning to schedule our fall and winter classes.  Visit our Online Shizzle Shop for more information and availability.

PicMonkey Collage Pinterest workshops 8 16 14

More information on workshops can be found here

Have fun Painting!!!


20 Replies to “This post is packed full of Shizzle Design’s photos and ideas on how to paint your furniture”

  1. Wow….what a great post. Your work is fantastic and I love how you showed all the variations and combinations of the paints…even the new ones.

    I sell CeCe in my shop and love it so much, glad I found this post tonight.

    Lucky 7 Design

  2. Love your site,finally the paint I’ve been looking for,my hair salon has antique dressers and old furniture Some need to be refreshed,Caldwell’s offers everything I’m gonna need for the job so excited to get started

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