The Zibra Podcast
This is the Zibra Blog's Before and After Podcast where we talk with furniture refinishing experts on how they find, select, repair, strip, sand, paint, protect and sell their refinished works of art.
This is the Zibra Blog's Before and After Podcast where we talk with furniture refinishing experts on how they find, select, repair, strip, sand, paint, protect and sell their refinished works of art.
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This is the Zibra Blog’s Before and After Podcast where we talk with furniture refinishing experts from around the world on how they find, select, repair, strip, sand, paint, protect and sell their refinished works of art.

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You can subscribe and listen to our podcast on the following directories.

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Season 1  Episode 43

Learn more about The Real Milk Paint Co. and their unique product lines.

 

Dwayne and Shane of The Real Milk Paint Co. share about their unique brand of milk paint and other excellent painting products.

Stay in Touch with The Real Milk Paint Co.:

            

Season 1  Episode 43

Learn more about The Real Milk Paint Co. and their unique product lines.

 

Dwayne and Shane of The Real Milk Paint Co. share about their unique brand of milk paint and other excellent painting products.

Stay in Touch with The Real Milk Paint Co.:

            

Season 1  Episode 42

October’s Pink Theme winners of the Zibra Diaries Contest share about their pieces in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness.

 

We interview the First Place Winner, Shelley from Fox & Bear Revival, Second Place Winner, Kristie of Lee Marie Antiqued Furniture and Third Place Winner, Jerra from Vintage Apple Designs. The winners provide the detail of how they refinished their pieces.

Stay in Touch with Shelley:

   

Stay in Touch with Kristie:

   

Stay in Touch with Jerra:

   

Season 1  Episode 42

October’s Pink Theme winners of the Zibra Diaries Contest share about their pieces in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness.

 

We interview the First Place Winner, Shelley from Fox & Bear Revival, Second Place Winner, Kristie of Lee Marie Antiqued Furniture and Third Place Winner, Jerra from Vintage Apple Designs. The winners provide the detail of how they refinished their pieces.

Stay in Touch with Shelley:

   

Stay in Touch with Kristie:

   

Stay in Touch with Jerra:

   

Season 1  Episode 41

The Power of Pinterest discussion with Do Dodson and how it can be an integral part of helping you succeed online! 

 

Do explains the five steps to setting up a Pinterest Business Account and the benefits of incorporating this and other online venues into your social media mix!

5-Steps to Setting Up a Pinterest Business Account:

  • Set up a business account (if you have a regular account, you can convert it to a business account) | email, display name, profile pic, about you section
  • Link your website and claim it for analytics. If you don’t have a website, that’s okay too.
  • Create boards | niche related, descriptions, category
  • Create great content! “Pins” Photos are imperative to get the most attention.
  • Pin regularly every day | Pinterest approved Tailwind for auto pinning (never delete pins)

Stay in Touch with Do:

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Pinterest & Instagram Scheduling Tool:

Season 1  Episode 41

The Power of Pinterest discussion with Do Dodson and how it can be an integral part of helping you succeed online! 

 

Do explains the five steps to setting up a Pinterest Business Account and the benefits of incorporating this and other online venues into your social media mix!

5-Steps to Setting Up a Pinterest Business Account:

  • Set up a business account (if you have a regular account, you can convert it to a business account) | email, display name, profile pic, about you section
  • Link your website and claim it for analytics. If you don’t have a website, that’s okay too.
  • Create boards | niche related, descriptions, category
  • Create great content! “Pins” Photos are imperative to get the most attention.
  • Pin regularly every day | Pinterest approved Tailwind for auto pinning (never delete pins)

Stay in Touch with Do:

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Pinterest & Instagram Scheduling Tool:

Season 1  Episode 40

Surprise podcast with Katie Cloud – furniture refinisher, candle maker and newly added judge for The Zibra Diaries!

 

Welcome Katie Cloud as the newest member of the Furniture Diaries. Also learn about her recent winning piece in the Lustrum Challenge and how she stared making candles.  Joining in the discussion is Jessica with Blue Peaches Furniture.

Winner of Lustrum Challenge

Stay in Touch with Katie:

      

Season 1  Episode 40

Surprise podcast with Katie Cloud – furniture refinisher, candle maker and newly added judge for The Zibra Diaries!

 

Welcome Katie Cloud as the newest member of the Furniture Diaries. Also learn about her recent winning piece in the Lustrum Challenge and how she stared making candles.  Joining in the discussion is Jessica with Blue Peaches Furniture.

Winner of Lustrum Challenge

Stay in Touch with Katie:

      

Season 1  Episode 39

Effective communication with refinishing clients!  An interview with Keegan Robinson of Lemon Drops Reclaimed.

 

Learn about Keegan, how she got into refinishing and where she got her experience that led to effective communication with her refinishing clients!  Joining in the discussion is Jessica with Blue Peaches Furniture.

Favorite Piece(s): The Suite

The Beast

Little Desk/Table

Stay in Touch with Keegan:

    

Season 1  Episode 39

Effective communication with refinishing clients!  An interview with Keegan Robinson of Lemon Drops Reclaimed.

 

Learn about Keegan, how she got into refinishing and where she got her experience that led to effective communication with her refinishing clients!  Joining in the discussion is Jessica with Blue Peaches Furniture.

Favorite Piece: The Suite

The Beast

Little Desk/Table

Stay in Touch with Keegan:

    

 Season 1  Episode 38

Discover the benefits of using Paint Couture!

 

Mary and Michael of Paint Couture share about the Paint Couture line of paints as well as a their broad program of glazes, textures, metallics, and top coats.

Stay in Touch with Paint Couture:

        

 Season 1  Episode 38

Discover the benefits of using Paint Couture!

 

Mary and Michael of Paint Couture share about the Paint Couture line of paints as well as a their broad program of glazes, textures, metallics, and top coats.

Stay in Touch with Paint Couture:

        

Season 1  Episode 37

Yellow & Orange was the theme for September’s Zibra Diaries Contest…the winners discuss their colorful pieces.

 

We interview the First Place Winner, Sarah of Olive & Fern, Second Place Winner, Lynne of Ellen J. Goods and Third Place Winner, Nathan of NB Restorations. The winners provide the detail of how they refinisher their pieces.

Stay in Touch with Sarah:

   

Stay in Touch with Lynne:

   

Stay in Touch with Nathan:

    

Season 1  Episode 37

Yellow & Orange was the theme for September’s Zibra Diaries Contest…the winners discuss their colorful pieces.

 

We interview the First Place Winner, Sarah of Olive & Fern, Second Place Winner, Lynne of Ellen J. Goods and Third Place Winner, Nathan of NB Restorations. The winners provide the detail of how they refinisher their pieces.

Stay in Touch with Sarah:

   

Stay in Touch with Lynne:

   

Stay in Touch with Nathan:

    

Season 1  Episode 36

Zibra’s new contest with a fun twist!

 

Four talented artists share how they would refinish a furniture piece in hopes that they will be chosen to coach Lane Ball (our podcast host) in a step-by-step process in a furniture makeover.

Stay in touch with Fallon:

        

Stay in touch with Sara:

        

Stay in touch with Kristen:

         

Stay in touch with Chloe:

         

Season 1  Episode 36

Zibra’s new contest with a fun twist!

 

Four talented artists share how they would refinish a furniture piece in hopes that they will be chosen to coach Lane Ball (our podcast host) in a step-by-step process in a furniture makeover.

Stay in touch with Fallon:

        

Stay in touch with Sara:

        

Stay in touch with Kristen:

         

Stay in touch with Chloe:

         

 Season 1  Episode 35

Learn more about hardware offerings at D Lawless Hardware.

 

An interview with Derrick Lawless of D. Lawless Hardware.

Stay in Touch with Derrick Lawless & D. Lawless Hardware:

        

D. Lawless Helps You Find Missing Hardware!

 Season 1  Episode 35

Learn more about hardware offerings at D Lawless Hardware.

 

An interview with Derrick Lawless of D. Lawless Hardware.

Stay in Touch with Derrick Lawless & D. Lawless Hardware:

        

D. Lawless Helps You Find Missing Hardware!

Season 1  Episode 34

Ready, Set, Paint! But What Color Do You Paint With?

 

Jana Morrison of The Freckled Farmhouse shares how she chooses the best color for her projects.

Large Buffet

Little Dresser

From Bed to Bench

Favorite Piece

Stay in Touch with Jana:

    

Season 1  Episode 34

Ready, Set, Paint! But What Color Do You Paint With?

 

Jana Morrison of The Freckled Farmhouse shares how she chooses the best color for her projects.

Large Buffet

Little Dresser

From Bed to Bench

Favorite Piece

Stay in Touch with Jana:

    

 Season 1  Episode 33

Learn more about BB Frösch with Mother and Daughter owners, Kristin Smith and Kacey Stout.

 

Discover what makes BB Frösch  a unique alternative to pre-mixed chalk, mineral and all-in-one paints. Also learn more about the owners and how the company started.

Stay in Touch with Kristen, Kasey & BB Frösch:

          

 Season 1  Episode 33

Learn more about BB Frösch with Mother and Daughter owners, Kristin Smith and Kacey Stout.

 

Discover what makes BB Frösch  a unique alternative to pre-mixed chalk, mineral and all-in-one paints. Also learn more about the owners and how the company started.

Stay in Touch with Kristen, Kasey & BB Frösch:

          

Season 1  Episode 32

Learn more about stenciling as The Zibra Diaries August winners chat about their winning pieces.

 

We interview the First Place Winner, Courtney of Steel Birch Studios, Second Place Winner, Angie of Picked & Poshed and Third Place Winner, Karen of Emporium K Designs. We gain insight into the stenciling furniture with each piece, plus we have a surprise Co-Host on the podcast today.

Stay in Touch with Courtney:

   

Stay in Touch with Angie:

      

Stay in Touch with Karen:

    

Learn more about stenciling as The Zibra Diaries August winners chat about their winning pieces.

 

We interview the First Place Winner, Courtney of Steel Birch Studios, Second Place Winner, Angie of Picked & Poshed and Third Place Winner, Karen of Emporium K Designs. We gain insight into the stenciling furniture with each piece, plus we have a surprise Co-Host on the podcast today.

Stay in Touch with Courtney:

   

Stay in Touch with Angie:

      

Stay in Touch with Karen:

    

How to prepare your furniture refinishing business for fall and winter.

 

Members of The Furniture Diaries discuss how they prepare their business for the upcoming fall and winter season.  They also share the theme for the September 2019 Zibra Diaries contest and the product gift sponsors.

Stay in Touch with the Artists of #thefurniturediaries:

 

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Season 1  Episode 31

How to prepare your furniture refinishing business for fall and winter.

 

Members of The Furniture Diaries discuss how they prepare their business for the upcoming fall and winter season.  They also share the theme for the September 2019 Zibra Diaries contest and the product gift sponsors.

Stay in Touch with the Artists of #thefurniturediaries:

 

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Season 1  Episode 30

How to choose the right furniture pieces to refinish.  An interview with Katie Scott of Salvaged by K. Scott.

 

In our chat with Katie she tells how she got started in the furniture refinishing business and shares key points on how she picks pieces to refinish.

Favorite Piece: Antique Buffet

Black Dresser

Art Deco Night Tables

Stay in Touch with Katie:

        

Season 1  Episode 30

How to choose the right furniture pieces to refinish.  An interview with Katie Scott of  Salvaged by K. Scott.

 

In our chat with Katie she tells how she got started in the furniture refinishing business and shares key points on how she picks pieces to refinish.

Favorite Piece: Antique Buffet

Black Dresser

Art Deco Night Tables

Stay in Touch with Katie:

        

 Season 1  Episode 29

An Interview with Jennylyn Pringle of Fusion Mineral Paint

 

Learn about the uniqueness of Fusion Mineral Paint, it’s many different applications and how the company started.

Stay in Touch with Jennylyn Pringle & Fusion Mineral Paint:

          

 

 Season 1  Episode 29

An Interview with Jennylyn Pringle of Fusion Mineral Paint

 

Learn about the uniqueness of Fusion Mineral Paint, it’s many different applications and how the company started.

Stay in Touch with Jennylyn Pringle & Fusion Mineral Paint:

          

 

 Season 1  Episode 28

The Zibra Diaries July winners chat about their winning pieces

 

We interview the First Place Winner, Jen of Perfectly Imperfect Furniture, Second Place Winner, Sarah of Sitting Pretty Home Decor and Third Place Winner, Anne Michelle of Amini Design Ashburn. We gain insight into the refinishing process with each piece!

Stay in Touch with Jen:

   

Stay in Touch with Sarah:

      

Stay in Touch with Anne Michelle:

        

 Season 1  Episode 28

The Zibra Diaries July winners chat about their winning pieces

 

We interview the First Place Winner, Jen of Perfectly Imperfect Furniture, Second Place Winner, Sarah of Sitting Pretty Home Decor and Third Place Winner, Anne Michelle of Amini Design Ashburn. We gain insight into the refinishing process with each piece!

 

Stay in Touch with Jen:

   

Stay in Touch with Sarah:

      

Stay in Touch with Anne Michelle:

        

 Season 1  Episode 27

How Sara with Surrey Lane Home gets creative with each of her refinishing pieces.

 

Sara shares how life experiences helped her to become a unique, creative furniture restorer and she encourages others to do the same.

Scandinavian Folk Art Dresser

Antique Pine Dresser

Green Distressed Cabinet

Stay in Touch with Sara:

        

 Season 1  Episode 27

How Sara with Surrey Lane Home gets creative with each of her refinishing pieces.

 

Sara shares how life experiences helped her to become a unique, creative furniture restorer and she encourages others to do the same.

Scandinavian Folk Art Dresser

Antique Pine Dresser

Green Distressed Cabinet

Stay in Touch with Sara:

        

 Season 1  Episode 26

Learn how to develop your own style in furniture refinishing. Cait Miller with Little City Farmhouse shares her experience in establishing her own.

 

Cait shares about herself, her success, and how her own personal style developed during her years of experience.

Light Grey Blue Dresser

100 Year Old Cabinet

Eastlake Dresser

Stay in Touch with Cait:

             

 Season 1  Episode 26

Learn how to develop your own style in furniture refinishing. Cait Miller with Little City Farmhouse shares her experience in establishing her own.

 

Cait shares about herself, her success, and how her own personal style developed during her years of experience.

Light Grey Blue Dresser

100 Year Old Cabinet

Eastlake Dresser

Stay in Touch with Cait:

             

 Season 1  Episode 25

“To stain or not to stain?”, that is the question.  The answer will be discussed in detail with Jilian Moncada of Refind Design by Coco Clare.

 

Jilian talks about her success in furniture refinishing and how she determines whether she stains or paints her refinishing projects.”

Vintage Bernhardt Buffet (Favortie Piece)

Antique Victorian Buffet

“Green” Victorian Buffet

Stay in Touch with Jilian:

             

 Season 1  Episode 25

“To stain or not to stain?”, that is the question.  The answer will be discussed in detail with Jilian Moncada of Refind Design by Coco Clare.

 

Jillian talks about her success in furniture refinishing and how she determines whether she stains or paints her refinishing projects.

Vintage Bernhardt Buffet (Favortie Piece)

Antique Victorian Buffet

“Green” Victorian Buffet

Stay in Touch with Jilian:

             

Comments & Suggestions

We would love to hear from you.  Feel free to leave your comments and suggestions for future podcasts.

Comments & Suggestions

We would love to hear from you.  Feel free to leave your comments and suggestions for future podcasts.

Episode 23

How to get the chippy effect when using milk paint!

 

Three members of The Furniture Diaries discuss their experiences in achieving chippy goodness and how not to get chippy when using milk paint. They also talk about the July 2019 Zibra Diaries themed contest of Chippy Goodness and share the listing of prizes.

Stay in Touch with the Artists of #thefurniturediaries:

 

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