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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Faux Plaster Shell Door

Furniture: Faux Plaster Door  

Ballerina Table

Furniture: This Ballerina Table commissioned by the parents for their little girl will remain a keepsake even when outgrown.

Fern Detail Hall Table Design

Furniture • Close Up • Hand painted Accents & Lettering: Fern Detail Hall Table Design Click here to see the before and after views and completed project.

Painted Fern Console Table

Furniture • Design Showhouse This painted fern console table was hand painted with a custom design for a client’s home featured on one of the Alexandria Home & Garden Tours.    

Paint Makes a Sophisticated Dining Room Chair Set

Furniture: Paint Makes a Sophisticated Dining Room Chair Set with black lacquer and gold highlights.