Quality well-loved wooden bench is restored for my client’s peaceful garden in Sewickley. Red buds and flowers were just beginning to pop open when I delivered this piece back! Can’t wait to return to paint a few more outdoor porch tables when it warms and see this beautiful garden in full bloom, so stay tuned!
Just received a fun thank you note and final photos from clients, who I helped a few years ago, enjoying their charming updated home near Regent Square! New wall color, cleaning up the floor tile, and adding a nice soft whitewash on the old stone brought this living room fireplace back to life! Also touched … More Whitewashed Stone Fireplace & Tile !
Recently finished painting this antique storage piece that has extra special meaning to my friend, her family, and to me. It belonged to my dear friend’s mom and is now safely back home. I remember hanging out years ago watching our boys play baseball and “Grandma Barbie” was one of the sweetest, most loving fans … More Creative furniture project close to my heart.
My client loved her older but beautiful bed and asked me to create a new custom finish inspired by some photos she had seen in various design magazines. I made her some faux samples in several greys and whites based on her new walls/floor finish. She selected a creamy white base color with a hint … More Custom painted bed finish complements new design.
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!
February and Valentine’s Day always reminds me of this creative colorful project. This media cabinet and two matching end tables had been well loved for over 10 years. It was time to restore these pieces with a fun pop of color and made great sense to restore rather than buying a new set! After making … More Loving Emperors Silk On Older Pottery Barn Furniture!
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!