The Zibra Blog’s BEFORE AND AFTER Furniture Refinishing Podcast
Summary: 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.
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?”
In this special edition podcast we announce the 10 winners of the 10 categories of the 2020 Zibra Golden Brush Awards!
In this special edition podcast we announce the 30 finalists (3 for each of the 10 categories) of the 2020 Zibra Golden Brush Awards!
Our Judges share what they are looking for in an award winning piece. We also share the details of each of the ten categories, plus more!
Our previous four winners of the Furniture Feud compete for title of Grand Champion!
We revisit our Featured Refinishers of 2020 and highlight how they began in the art of furniture refinishing. Plus, we get professional insights and discuss their favorite refinished piece.
The three winners of the November Zibra Review contest share how they use exposed wood in their refinishing projects, plus they discuss their winning pieces.
The three winners of the October Zibra Review contest discuss their winning pieces, plus they share how and when they use top-coats on their pieces.
The three winners of the Zibra Collective’s Quarterly contest discuss their winning pieces, plus they share how they stay inspired and keep things fresh in their refinishing business.
The November Featured Artist is Jeanne Pope! Join us as she shares more about her work and her experience with paint selecting!
Jennylyn of Fusion Mineral Paint shares an exciting announcement about something new happening with their business. Anne Michelle of Amini Design Ashburn gives suggestions of what you need to start your refinishing career. Plus…Zibra announces shopping specials.
Katy of Furniture Refreshed & Emily of Thirteen 79 Design share how they take close-up shots of their staged pieces. They also chat with us about their “Dramatic Makeover” pieces. Plus, Rachel of Upcycled Smithery shares a tip on framing your Instagram photos.
Lynnette of Superb Curb Refurb shares details on a dramatic makeover of a dresser, plus she discusses how to use power tools safely in projects. Also, we chat with Jen of Perfectly Imperfect Furniture about how to show your pieces through local businesses.
Kristen of Shackteau Interiors sheds light on important points to consider when painting with milk paint. She also share news about an exciting new color added to her collection. Plus, Alyssa of The Spruced Up Home shares about the dramatic makeover of a vanity into side tables/nightstands.
Susan of Little Lou Designs shares details on a dramatic makeover of leather chairs. Also, we chat with Katie of Katie + Company about her many different creative ventures, plus she answers the question, "When should you make your hobby into an official business?" and more!