Whether you’re a Furniture Refinisher or have a loved one who is, we have you covered for the holidays. Here is a list of 10 items that would be the perfect gift for the beginner or veteran furniture refinisher in your life.
1. Good Quality Brushes
Having a good quality brush is must when painting furniture. Using a cheap brush will show in your work and can be uncomfortable using for long periods of time. Using a good quality like a Staalmeester or Fusion’s blue synthetic brush gives you amazing control, soft bristles leaving a smooth finish and holds a lot of paint so you don’t have to keep dipping into the paint can. You can never have too may brushes. Prices range from $17.99 to $43.99.
2. Brush Cleaner
Keeping your tools of the trade in tip top shape is very important when investing in good quality products. Fusion’s brush Cleaner will keep your paint brushes clean, conditioned and a longer life. Fusion’s Brush Cleaner is $9.99
3. Fusion Metallic Paint
Who doesn’t love a little bling! Fusion has an amazing line of metallic brand ranging from a gorgeous shimmering pearl to aged bronze paint. No topcoat needed! Fusion Metallic paint $22
4. FAT Clear Coat
FAT paint clear coat is perfect, almost eggshell finish for your FAT paint furniture when a more durable finish is needed. on pieces like coffee and dining room table or other high traffic pieces that you are painting. Clear coat is non-yellowing and dries quickly. Click here to see when to use Clear Coat and click here to learn how to apply clear coat. FAT Paint's Clear Coat $30
Decoupage medium is a great product to have in you toolbox. With Fusion’s decoupage gel you can add beautiful paper, napkins and even fabric onto your furniture. Decoupage $12.99
6. Iron Orchid Design Molds & Paper Clay
Iron Orchid Design products are amazing and will up your refinishing game. IOD’s have a great line of transfers and molds that can be applied easily, transforming your furniture and giving more options in your refinishing tool box. Prices range from 9.99 to 65.99 . Click here to see more of IOD’s products.
7. Extra FAT
FAT paint’s Extra FAT is a great product to use when you are looking to add texture to furniture or décor. Use it to create a rustic texture, coastal sea crusted look or even make it into a putty to repair damaged molding on the other wise perfect piece of furniture. $14.50
You can never have enough paint! Canadian made Fusion Mineral paint and FAT paint’s have a beautiful palette that works with any style. Whether you are looking for neutrals, smoky greys, or a bold pop of colour, Fusion and FAT paint have the colours you need. Click here to see FAT paint's colour palette and click here to check out Fusion colours
A workshop is a great way to continue to build on skills, learn new ones and get inspiration with other like minded people. Whether you’re a veteran painter or just starting out, our workshops at Bluebird Upcycled Style has several workshops to get you going! Click here to check out our workshops.
10. Gift Certificates
If you are still not sure what to get for that special someone, a Gift Certificate is always a great option and can be providede in any dollar amount. Click here for our location and hours.
Whatever you decide to chose for yourself or your special someone, these products are some of the best to have in a furniture refinishers toolbox.