March 23, 2019

For this dresser I used a stencil from Royal Designs.  I also used their stencil cream.  You can find some tuturials on my YouTube channel on how to do this.  

I first painted the dresser in my custom turquoise color mix (you can purchase the tutuorial on...

December 30, 2018

This buffet was very slick - it has like a veneer so when you have something that is really slick and glossy you have to make sure you scuff sand first so the paint will adhere.  If you don't scuff sand first the paints and products don't have anything to adhere too -...

March 19, 2018

After working on the kitchen for a few weeks, we are finally done! When we realized how much it would cost buying all new counters, tile back splash, a new oven, etc, I just figured I could make do with painting everything for now. 

I know, never did I think I would be...

March 4, 2018

I wish I had taken a before photo of of this vanity.  The client had left it with another furniture painter and she had done a terrible job on the piece.  So I stripped off the old paint and started fresh.  I used AS paris gray and a little bit of modern masters metall...

January 25, 2018

I just can't seem to get enough of the croc stencil! :) 

Here I did it again on this vanity table/desk.  This time I applied the pearl plater through the crocodile stencil and then after it was all dried I went over it again with a wash of pearl plaster ( I added a litt...

December 26, 2017

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I really love the lace pattern from Royal Designs. I have used it a few times already. This dresser was calling out for it though so that's what I went with. It's called the...

September 16, 2017

For this dresser I used the rose stencil from Cutting Edge Stencils.  They have lots of options for stencils to choose from. Another company I use for stencils is Royal Design. 

It is really easy to use stencils and it adds fun character to a piece instead of havin...

July 1, 2017

This was a lot of fun! I created some animal print nightstands/end tables. I used a cheetah stencil to create the print. I then highlighted the patterns with gold. I used AS chalk paint in old ochre. For the top I wanted a snake skin pattern so I was able to achieve th...

February 19, 2017

I was so happy to be get a request for the lace pattern again! I love this pattern! This time it was for a french provincial bedroom set that I had in my inventory. My client was looking for a set for her girls room. I suggested this 4 piece set that came with a dresse...

January 23, 2017

When I bought this vanity it was originally a gray color, very plain and boring. It was calling out to be shabbified! I know, that's not a word:) I wanted to make this vanity sweet and girly and shabby chic. I used AS Antoinette for the color. For the drawer fronts I u...

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