Faux Finish Crack Repair

Finishes • Closeup • Repair • Restoration Client requested repair of crack in faux finish that was very noticeable and buckling, probably due to humidity over time.   This is what it looked like from above to show how much it was protruding from the wall. First step was to glue it. Second step was […]

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.    

Wallpaper Tear Treatment Repair

Finishes • Closeup My clients had an unusual decorative wall treatment made with torn wallpaper. Usually, I’m in the business of creating wallpaper not being called in for a wallpaper tear treatment repair but I enjoyed the challenge. First I had to figure out what the finish was made with and then how to replicate […]

Complicated Stairwell Repair

Finishes • Repair & Restoration Complicated Stairwell Repair There was a lot of patchwork going on in this repair project — about 22 patches and a 12 + foot high stairwell with not a lot of room to maneuver or place a ladder. Also the lighting was minimal at best. My client wanted to paint […]

Quote and Finish Repair

Repair & Restoration • Finishes • Lettering & Accents Quote and Finish Repair The walls needed plastering due to the house settling and water damage. My job was to paint over the plaster and match the existing finish. None of the paints had been saved or were known. There was also the challenge of matching […]