Whales Sail the Bathroom Waves

Murals • Before After Transformations Whales Sail the Bathroom Waves My client wanted to spruce up her boys’ bathroom while adding a whimsical design that matched a soft blue and white color scheme. The inspiration for whales sailing upon bathroom waves came from the shower curtain and an Aegean wave motif. << Go back to […]

Faux Fossil Stone Sample Finish

Finishes • Some Sample Finishes • Close up Finish Faux Fossil Stone Marble – Close up and Sample Faux Finish This decorative finish can be painted in custom colors with the same effect.   << Go back to the Close up Finishes Page.

Close Up of Aged Mantel Glazing

Finishes • Before & After Transformations • Close Up Finish Close Up of Aged Mantel Glazing Decorative Finish Click here to view the completed before and after transformation of a restored fireplace mantel.

A Tuscan Spa Retreat

Finishes • Before & After Transformations • Close up A Tuscan Spa Retreat A typical bathroom got a beautiful renovation and in the process a Tuscan spa-retreat was born. The walls were originally a solid flat yellowish hue. This coordinated with the tile work and curtain decor; however, it didn’t complete the true Italian ambiance. […]

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 […]

Faux Tile Outlet Covers

Finishes • Accents • Closeup Faux Tile Outlet Covers This newly renovated kitchen backsplash lacked one thing — an uninterrupted view. The designer called me in to treat all the outlet covers to match up with the existing mosaic tile. As you can see, it was detailed job. Each one had to be aligned and […]

Molding Strie

Finishes • Close Up Strié Molding This traditional, Victorian parlor was beautiful before decorative painting. However, treating just the moldings added just enough interest without appearing flat, as they previously did. The treatment helped to uplift the setting.    

Graphite Baby Portrait

Fine Art • Portraits Graphite Baby Portrait A pencilled baby portrait was hand drawn from photos supplied by  the client.

Striped Chest

Furniture: Striped Chest This was a project for a class, school auction, in which my clients donated. The hand prints on top were stamped by the students. I chose the stripe colors and design and painted around the sides along with the emblem.

Stools Get a Makeover

Furniture: Stools Get a Makeover This little footstool and bar stool had seen their day but my client appreciated their practical use. She wanted to keep them after moving and redoing her kitchen because she “used them all the time.” Their styling needed to match the new décor. The goal was to find a way […]