Older but beautiful maple dining room furniture moved to a new home for retirement years. First I met with my client to review various colors/finishes and brainstorm what would coordinate best in my client’s new home and design scheme. I had to work in stages on chairs first in my shop and then large hutch … More Custom Ethan Allen Table, Chairs, & Hutch Ready For Dining On Mt. Washington!
Loved the opportunity to restore these hundred year old furniture pieces that belonged to my client’s grandparents. The dark cherry mirror has a new custom black/champagne metallic finish and coordinates with the storage below in their entry foyer. The original gold hardware is now a soft champagne to coordinate with accessories. The natural wood edge … More Grandparents’ mirror, chest, & table restored for Thanksgiving!
This faux finish involved painting 7-8 layers of colors after creating base of texture on this large dining room tray ceiling. I am so thankful to my dear friend and artist mentor, who coached me through creating various faux techniques to show my clients a variety of sample boards. Plus it helped me practice what … More Custom tray ceiling shines above this beautiful dining room!
Sometimes the smallest changes to furnishings/accessories make such a big impact in the hearts of my clients! A friend asked me to create a new finish on her beautiful mirror that she had purchased at a local antique store. After months of trying to coordinate it with her dining room decor and wall color, it just … More Custom gold finish transforms antique mirror!
When a talented designer has a creative idea and piece for me to paint, I am always up for the challenge! It empowers me to learn and grow! After meeting and learning about the new design scheme for this project, I created new finish samples for approval. Our goal was for the new chandelier finish … More Custom painted finish on chandelier sheds new light in this dining room!
A few months ago, a local designer told me she was on the hunt for an antique piece of furniture for a client’s dining room. Finally, after much looking, she found this old piece for sale, worn and sitting on a back porch, no longer needed or appreciated. We met with her client and brainstormed … More If only this piece of furniture could talk!
I am proud to share this recent restoration of 120 year old lighting for a beautiful design/renovation project in Sewickley. Working with talented designer Jessica, to create a custom metallic finish to match and coordinate with new lighting specified in the living/dining rooms was an awesome challenge. What a wonderful idea to restore these antique … More Restoration project brings new light and life to antique sconces in an old Sewickley mansion.