Fireplace Mantel Gets a Makeover

Finishes • Before & After Transformation •  Repair & Restoration • Furniture • Closeups A Fireplace Mantel Gets a Welcome Makeover My client had purchased her mantel online. When it arrived it didn’t look at all like it was represented. It was more mustard than cream. The form of the mantel is beautiful as is […]

Close Up of Aging Newly Painted Cabinetry

Finishes • Cabinet Finishes • Close Up Finish   Close Up of Aging Newly Painted Cabinetry Click here to view the completed before and after transformation of a kitchen island and cabinetry.

Aging Newly Painted Cabinetry

Finishes • Cabinet Finishes Aging Newly Painted Cabinetry When my client purchased her new home, the custom cabinets were painted a dark black. This was in direct contrast with the other half of the kitchen and seem incongruous with the white Carrara marble and stainless steel. Aging the custom cabinetry with a brushed-on and rubbed-off […]

Kitchen Island Glazing Close Up

Finishes • Cabinet Finishes • Close Up Finish Kitchen Island Glazing Close Up Click here to view the completed before and after transformation of a kitchen island and a dining room buffet.

Cabinet and Buffet Glazing

Finishes • Cabinet Finishes • Before & After Transformations • Close Up Finish Cabinet and Buffet Glazing  Before: Kitchen Island cabinetry and dining room buffet appeared too high contrast in comparison to the rest of the finishes and room furnishings. The client wanted her kitchen island cabinetry to blend in better with the granite countertop […]

Glazed Wood Finish Sample

Decorative Finish • Cabinet Finish • Close up Glazed Wood Finish Sample Click to view the completed kitchen cabinet project. << Go back to the Close up Finishes Page.

Interior Cabinet Finish After Decorative Treatment

Furniture • Cabinet Finish • Before & After Transformations • Close Up Finish: Interior Cabinet Finish After Decorative Treatment Click here to view the entire Chalk Painted Armoire and Pickled Table project.

French Country Glazed Cabinets Closeup

French Country Glazed Cabinets Closeup Click this link to see the completed project.   << Go back to the Close Up Finishes Page.

Brushed-on Glazed Kitchen Cabinets

Brushed-on Glazed Kitchen Cabinets Before: Stock kitchen cabinets lack style and coordination with decor. After:  An aged brushed on finish over the kitchen cabinets gives a sophisticated, aged appearance, implying they’ve been there all along and aged gracefully over time. In this case, the clients did a lot of prep work and refinished the existing […]

French Country Cabinets

French Country Cabinets  Before:  This kitchen had dark wood cabinets. After: The cabinets were treated with a brushed on, aged finish with distressing. This kitchen reflects the client’s love of French Country. View the video below for this transformation.