People often call me ‘creative’ however a lot of my ideas come from my custom clients. Like these gold frames. Today I’ll show you How to Paint an Antique Gold Faux Finish. My clients wanted to add some frames like these in an antique gold finish on the wall opposite the cherry blossom tree mural. […]
How to transform a $4 thrift store vanity stool with spraypaint and a stencil. And a little alliteration.
Hi there! Welcome to Day 3 of The Craft Room Tour, hosted by Angie of The Country Chic Cottage. I’m starting today’s tour, but make sure you don’t miss any of the fabulous rooms from Day 1 and Day 2 Let me start by saying that there’s not a single day that goes by that […]
A few days ago, after unloading all of the groceries, I brought in my recent treasures from our oh-so-awesome local thrift store. What is that? Mom inquired. I’m not sure . . . yet. What are you going to do with . . . it? Don’t know . . . yet. Where are you going […]
There’s “recycling” and “upcycling”, and then there’s salvage . . . When something really should be considered trash. Those things that have set outdoors for years, in the rain, in the snow, in the heat . . . and the movers looked at each other and then back at you and said – “You’re keeping […]
We see verdigris all over the place. The Statue of Liberty is verdigris, for instance. Many don’t know what verdigris is or how it’s obtained, other than it’s a pretty shade of green or turquoise. In it’s natural state, verdigris is the patina that happens when bronze, brass or copper is weathered over time. Since […]
I should call this “Ode to Rust Oleum & Krylon”. I’ve done my fair share of spray painting in the past. In fact, when I worked at the craft store, I was notorious for always spray painting something or other. I mean, if you had an entire spray paint aisle to choose from, wouldn’t you […]