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. […]
Do you have a fireplace? Are you happy with the way it looks? Did you know you can refinish a fireplace pretty easily? It’s true! This is the 2nd time I refinished this fireplace. This is how it looked for the past 15 years. A light color wash. Before this it was stark white and […]
Here are three methods to antique a thrift store ceramic bunny using craft acrylics.
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 […]
I think most people would be surprised how easy faux finishes can be. Dollar store items are great things to practice on, and if they turn out . . . great! If not, you’re only out a buck and some time. Different finishes work better on different surfaces and it’s only through trial and error […]
I hate to break it to you but Father’s Day is three weeks away! Here’s a fun and easy faux finish that’s perfect for the guy in your life. Don’t let the words “faux finish” scare you off, ok? This is a foolproof paint finish and you only need a few supplies. Supply List wood […]
I’ve been using Glossy Wood Tone by Design Master ever since I had my flower shop a long, long, long time ago. It’s one of my ‘staples’ for floral design, which I tend to do every year around this time. More on flowers later. The other day at Michael’s I picked up my annual can […]
Hello! Welcome to Day 1 of 31 Days of Easy Holiday Paint Projects! It is 8:30 p.m. and I am just now writing my post for tomorrow – the first of 31 consecutive posts. Something tells me this is gonna be a little more challenging than I thought. But it is a ‘challenge’, and I’m […]