The Zibra Blog | 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.
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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SEASON 3!

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.

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

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

iTunes

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Google

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Spotify

Spotify

Soundcloud

Soundcloud

Stitcher

Stitcher

iheartradio

I Heart Radio

TuneIn

TuneIn

Blubrry

Blubrry

Radio Public

Radio Public

Digita Podcast

Digital Podcast

Castbox

Castbox

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Podchaser

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 Season 3  Episode 18

HOW YOUTUBE COULD HELP GROW YOUR BUSINESS! (PART 2)

 

Carlos and Kacha Hernandez share about their success and give insights on how to use YouTube to grow your furniture refinishing business.

Producer’s of The Kacha Channel

Carlos & Kacha Hernandez

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 Season 3  Episode 17

HOW YOUTUBE COULD HELP GROW YOUR BUSINESS!

 

Carlos and Kacha Hernandez share about their success and give insights on how to use YouTube to grow your furniture refinishing business.

Producer’s of The Kacha Channel

Carlos & Kacha Hernandez

Stay in Touch with Carlos & Kacha

 

Retailer of the Month

Edna Major

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 Season 3  PopCast 03 Bonus!

PopCast! – DEVELOPING YOUR STYLE!

Jen Talley & Sarah Bolton discuss how they developed their own style in furniture refinishing and how you can too!

Jen Talley of Perfectly Imperfect Furniture

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Sarah Bolton of Sitting Pretty Home Decor

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 Season 3  Episode 16

Podcast will be live on Wed. morning!

LEARN ABOUT A NEW AND SUCCESSFUL PAINT LINE, MELANGE PAINT!

 

One of the owners of Mélange Paint, Morgan Schaub, shares about the exciting adventure that she and her husband Ryan have had in starting a new mineral based paint company.

Owner’s of Mélange Paint

Morgan & Ryan Schaub

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Enjoy the Great Selection of…

Their 48 Colors…

With More to Come!

 Season 3  Episode 15

HOW GROWING CLOSE TO OTHER FURNITURE REFINISHERS IN YOUR REGION IS A TREMENDOUS BENEFIT

Four Members of the Carolina Furniture Collective Share How They Have Bonded In Their Regional Community.

Chantele of

Rusted Rose Vintage Shop

Stay in Touch with Chantele:

Kristi of

Chalk It Up!

Stay in Touch with Kristi:

Jess of

Oak & Grain Restoration

Stay in Touch with Jess:

Crystal of

Enhanced Life Furnishings

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Members Not Pictured

Molly of Vintage Grace Design

Caroline of Living On Saltwater

 Season 3  PopCast 02 Bonus!

POPCAST! – HOW TO MARKET YOURSELF ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND SELL YOUR PIECES

Winners of the Summer Zibra Collective 2020 share in a great panel discussion.

Meg Brink of Fig & Poppy Co.

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Emily Nevil of On Mercer Lane

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Fabie Brown of Blush and Ivy Design

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 Season 3  Episode 14

STEPS TO ENSURE YOU ARE MAKING A PROFIT FROM YOUR WORK!

 

The May Featured Artist is Eliana Roseberry! Join us as she shares more about her work and how she profits in her business.

May’s Featured Furniture Artist!

Eliana Roseberry of Why Not Redesign

Stay in Touch with Eliana:

Hannah’s Entertainment Center

Queen Anne Style Buffet

Favorite Piece

 Season 3  Episode 13

PHOTOGRAPHY AND STAGING ARE DISCUSSED BY THE WINNERS OF THE APRIL ZIBRA REVIEW.

 

April’s Zibra Review Winners chat about their winning pieces and share how they handle photography and staging in their studios.  We have a refinishing tip on how to work with leather, we check in with a few refinishers and what projects they have going on in their studios and a new “Did You Know?” segment!

1st Place

Chelsea of River & Oak Living

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2nd Place

Charlene of Kennedy With Love

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3rd Place

Angie of Pickled and Poshed

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 Season 3  PopCast 01 Bonus!

POPCAST! – HOW TO LOCATE THE RIGHT FURNITURE PIECES TO REFINISH AND SELL.

Fallon Yates of Market House Restorations gives advice on the best places to locate furniture pieces to refinish and sell.

Stay in touch with Fallon:

 Season 3  Episode 12

THE TOPIC OF REFINISHING HARDWARE DISCUSSED BY THE WINNERS OF THE SPRING ZIBRA COLLECTIVE, PLUS THEY DISCUSS THEIR WINNING PIECES!

 

Sara of Pop Salvage, Anne Michelle of Amini Design Ashburn and Charlene of Kennedy With Love discuss their winning pieces and discuss hardware! Plus, Tips, Updates and Announcements.

Spring Zibra Collective Winners!

Spring Equinox Theme

1st Place

Sara

Pop Salvage

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2nd Place

Anne Michelle

Amini Design Ashburn

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3rd Place

Charlene

Kennedy With Love

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 Season 3  Episode 11

HOW TO MAKE YOUR STUDIO HEALTHIER AND MORE EFFICIENT BY UTILIZING A DUST COLLECTING SYSTEM.

Lynette of Superb Curb Refurb shares about her dust collecting system and how it has transformed her work studio. We introduce you to a new character to the podcast and what you can learn from him.

 

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 Season 3  Episode 10

AN INTERVIEW WITH THE WINNER OF THE ZIBRA FURNITURE FLIP, PLUS LEARN HOW FABIE BROWN WENT FROM STUDIO TO SHOP!

 

We chat with our winner of Zibra’s Furniture Flip, Jess of Refreshed by Jess and our Host, Jen Talley!  We also chat with Fabie of Blush & Ivy Design and learn how she went from home studio to business shop.

Our Zibra Furniture Flip Winner!

Jess

Refreshed by Jess

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From Ugly Duckling

to Beautiful Swan

Jen Talley – Our Host

Perfectly Imperfect

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From Studio to Shop!

Fabie of Blush & Ivy Design

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 Season 3  Episode 9

WE ANNOUNCE THE WINNER OF THE ZIBRA FURNITURE FLIP, PLUS WE INTRODUCE APRIL’S FEATURED FURNITURE ARTIST!

 

The votes are in and we have our winner of Zibra’s Furniture Flip!  We are excited to interview Mare Adzima of 100 Thousand Welcomes, she is our April Featured Artist, she discusses some of her best pieces and what to do when their is “low-lighting” to shoot your staged piece.

April’s Featured Furniture Artist!

Mare Adzima of 100 Thousands Welcomes

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE A LOW-LIGHTING ISSUE WHEN PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR STAGED PIECE.

 

The April Featured Artist is Mare Adzima! Join us as she shares more about her work and her experience with low-lighting!

Stay in Touch with Mare:

Barely Twisted Sideboard

White Secretary

Favorite Piece

The Zibra Furniture Flip

Jen Talley – Our Host

Perfectly Imperfect

Stay in Touch with Jen:

Candace

Casually Southern

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Jennette

Vintage Roots Painted

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Jess

Refreshed by Jess

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 Season 3  Episode 8

NAVIGATING SEASONS OF LIFE THAT REQUIRE A SHORTER TO DO LIST AND SLOWER PROGRESS

April Hyde of Raw Hyde Furnishings shares a personal experience in life that required her to make changes in her busy lifestyle.  We check in with our Furniture Flip Host and Participants on their transformed pieces from ugly ducklings to beautiful swans and more!

Stay in touch with April:

The Zibra Furniture Flip

Jen Talley – Our Host

Perfectly Imperfect

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Candace

Casually Southern

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Jennette

Vintage Roots Painted

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Jessica

Refreshed by Jess

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 Season 3  Episode 7

MAKING STENCILING APART OF YOUR FURNITURE REFINISHING

 

Caroline Gibson of Living on Saltwater shares her expertise in the art of stenciling.  We give an update on the Zibra Furniture Flip, we also here from the four Judges of this year’s Zibra Collective Contest and More!

The Art of Stenciling

Caroline Gibson

Living on Saltwater

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The Zibra Review Judges for 2021

Courtney Wiesel

Steel Birch Studios

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Sarah

Olive & Fern

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Jeanne Pope

Blush Vintage

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Emily

Thirteen 79 Design

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 Season 3  Episode 5

ZIBRA FURNITURE FLIP PARTICIPANTS ARE ANNOUNCED, PLUS 2 MORE CATEGORY WINNERS FROM THE ZIBRA GOLDEN BRUSH AWARDS!

 

The Zibra Furniture Flip participants are announced by Jen Talley!  Two more Zibra Golden Brush Awards Winners discuss their winning pieces. We also check in with a few refinishers and their projects in their studio,  a new, but old refinishing tip, and a new “Did You Know?” segment.

Best of Restored Wood/Unpainted

Anna Anderson

Raven Street Market

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Best of

Mid-Century Modern

Caroline Gibson

Living on Saltwater

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Participants Of The Zibra Furniture Flip Announced!

Candace Stuckey

Casually Southern

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Jennette Kooger

Vintage Roots Painted

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Jessica Randall

Refreshed by Jess

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 Season 3  Episode 4

ANOTHER 3 CATEGORY WINNERS FROM THE ZIBRA GOLDEN BRUSH AWARDS!

 

More Zibra Golden Brush Awards Winners discuss their winning pieces.  Also….we give an update on the Zibra Furniture Flip contest, check in with a few refinishers and their projects in their studio,  a new “Did You Know?” segment, a refinishing tip and an exciting announcement with international implications!

Best of Multi-Color Piece

Christian Amos

A Most Simple Home

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Christian Amos

A Most Simple Home

Sheshawn Foltzer

She & Co.

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Best of Farmhouse Style & Best of Staging

Amanda Degelman

The Vintage Sisters

Stay in Touch with Amanda:

 

Farmhouse

Style

Staging

Jenn Fisher

The Vintage Sisters

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 Season 3  Episode 3

3 WINNERS FROM THE ZIBRA GOLDEN BRUSH AWARDS!

 

We interview the 3 of the 10 winners of the Zibra Golden Brush Awards and discuss their winning pieces.  We share more news about our exciting upcoming contest, The Zibra Flip!  Also, we check in with a few refinishers and see what they are up to in their studio.  And…a new “Did You Know?” segment, a refinishing tip and more!

Best of Dramatic Makeover

Yari Pineiro

Lilly Moon Vintage

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Best of New Artist 2020

Danielle & Evan Potter

Potter ReBarn

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Best of Repurposed Piece

Katie Scott

Salvaged by K. Scott

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 Season 3  Episode 2

PROPER BODY MECHANICS IN FURNITURE REFINISHING.

 

Join us as we interview two successful furniture refinishers who both were professional physical therapists.  They share how their understanding of body mechanics best works while refinishing furniture.  We also continue our new features of “What Are You Working On In Your Studio?” and “Did You Know?”.  Jen Talley also gives an update of the fun new contest, The Zibra Furniture Flip.  Plus…tips and more!

Stay in Touch with Jen:

   

Stay in Touch with Susan:

 Season 3  Episode 1

SEASON 3 BEGINS!

 

We interview the winners of the Decembers’s Zibra Review and discuss their winning pieces, plus a panel discussion on the topic of  “What to consider when painting bold-bright colors on your furniture pieces”.  We share about an exciting new event we are hosting with a special guest, plus we have a great refinishing tip and we check in with a three refinishers and see what they are up to in their studios and we introduce a new segment called, “Did You Know?”

Stay in Touch with Sarah:

    

Stay in Touch with Yari:

   

Stay in Touch with Caroline:

    

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