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.
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!
Creating a custom white washed fireplace was a fun project in this older home. One of my friends and local designer did a beautiful new kitchen/family room design for this client. She asked that I coordinate a warm ivory paint color to lighten up the brick and yet still expose some colors of the original … More Older fireplace updated for new design scheme!
Enjoyed creating two custom wedding frame gifts for Marlene to give to a bride and groom and the bride’s mom. The wood was beautiful and I gently stained it a walnut finish to enhance the grain and make it more formal. Great use for this piece of barnwood leftover from another project. Congratulations to the … More Custom Barnwood Wedding Frame Gifts
This lighting fixture/ceiling mount came in a different finish than what the designers Liz and Jessica had hoped for as part of their new kitchen project. I was asked to custom paint a new color and finish to match original samples. It was a nice solution for the customer rather than sending it back and … More Faux finish on lighting fixture for Jessica’s client.
This dining room has a soft washed faux finish in custom blue colors to coordinate with color scheme and antique chairs. The before photos show the original dark walls and scheme.
This project was an interesting challenge after wallpaper was removed. I followed by rolling on dimensional paint to create textured walls to look more like stone. Then I painted on the faux glaze color and custom metallic paint to coordinate well with new flooring and color scheme. Love this warm metallic hint of shimmer for a … More Warm metallic Faux finish for bath renovation in a beautiful older Bradford Woods home.
Creative paint finish for this living room/music room using three soft colors to pull in artwork, area rug, and furnishings. Troweled process of adding paint to the walls creates a very abstract design which is full of life. Loved that my customer Jen wanted something personal and creative for her space.