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Prepping Your Project For A Makeover

Prepping Your Project For A Makeover

Too often women are dismissing their ability to even start a project because they're already convinced they can't do it. It drives me crazy every time I hear a customer tell me that she can't. I assure you she can, she just doesn't know it. I'm here today to dispel the myth that creating beautiful home decor and custom furniture is outside of your skill level. 

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Creating a Flawless Finish with Dixie Mud and Dixie Belle Paint

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Creating a Flawless Finish with Dixie Mud and Dixie Belle Paint

Ever wonder how this whole chalk painting thing works? Here's an easy step-by-step how-to that will help you get started EVEN if the project that you want to paint has some imperfections.   In this video we use Dixie Mud to patch some gouges in a table top and we cover it with two coats of Dixie Belle Hurricane Gary. We used a Dixie Belle Mini Brush to apply our paint. This table top turns out beautifully! Check it out and see just how easy it is to get a flawless finish.   In our next video we will be...

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The Many Uses of Voodoo Gel Stain

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The Many Uses of Voodoo Gel Stain

New fan favorite in the shop! Check out all the cool ways to use Dixie Belle Voodoo Gel Stain.

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How to Get Free Business Advice that Works

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How to Get Free Business Advice that Works

Are you thinking that you may need a little guidance as you build your business? Here’s my quick advice on how to get started when you’re starting from the actual, true, bottom-of-the-barrel, humble beginnings that I am coming from: Do it yourself for a while. Get your bearings before you actually start throwing money at a coach. Waiting a little bit will ensure that you get the right coach for your business and your style. Work your business as a solopreneur until you have good direction and you know your true north. When you're ready, here are some good starting places for great advice.

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How to Get the Help You Need When You Don't Have Room in the Budget

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I hear a lot of business gurus preach that we need to get a team to help us build our business but I’m gonna be super straight-up here – there’s no budget to put someone on the payroll. So when I say quit trying to figure it out yourself, I’m not talking about hiring someone to help you out. If you don’t have the money, you don’t have the money. You have helper wages sitting around in a trust fund that you haven’t tapped yet? I sure don’t. I think if any of us were sitting on a bank roll that would finance a little help around here, we’d jump at the opportunity to hand off the tasks that we suck at and hate doing. We're going to dive into how to get help with what you really need and where you can get it for FREE. 

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