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.
Prayer Quote and Trompe l’Oeil Cross Before: Unfinished space for St. Stephens St. Agnes School’s new Meditation & Prayer Room. After: The hand painted, three-color, metallic quote is 14 feet above the floor and is 36 feet long. It along with the trompe l’oeil cross, above the entry, enhance contemplative reflection. Relax with John Tavener’s music […]
Furniture • Before & After Transformation • Close Up Trompe l’Oeil Heirloom Table After Custom Gustavian Finish This piece was in the client’s family for generations. It was acquired after the passing of a parent. The matchbook where the table was discovered at flea market while honeymooning in Paris was inside the drawer. Because of […]
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 […]
Pearlized Stripes Before: A sage green dining room. After: With pearlized, iridescent stripes, the dining room appears sophisticated and elegant. The stripes are narrow, which gives the illusion of added height to the space. Because they are brushed on with a pearlized glaze, the existing paint color did not need to be changed, and they […]
Pumpkin Colored Colorwash Before: A deep dark red living room. Red, even though it is in the warm color family can be somber. After: New butternut and pumpkin paint colors with colorwashing enliven and brighten the space. Colorwashing breaks up dull, flat, solid paint color and makes this living room a cheerful, warm and welcoming […]
Finishes • Repair & Restoration • Floor Finish: This floor design is showing wear and tear. Floor stains have been matched, repaired and new coats of sealant added and floor restored.
Floor Finish: View the difference. This stained diamond floor pattern enlarges and enlivens the space. Background: Clients had existing harlequin, checkered pattern but needed to replace their old kitchen floor while they were adding their addition. My job was to replicate the pattern and floor dyed finish to allow visibility of the wood grain. They […]
Type of Decorative Finish • Cabinet Glazing • Furniture Finish • Before and After Transformation Brushed-on Glazed Finish Over Cream Cabinets View how these kitchen cabinets transformed from a dark blue to a light and lively space with a brushed-on, glazed, kitchen cabinet decorative paint treatment.
Type of Decorative Finish • Cabinet Finishes • Before & After Transformations: Glazed Mirrored Medicine Cabinet After Aged Treatment