Painting Tips | Don’t be afraid of going BOLD

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Do you like bold colors…but think they’re only for eggs or kids clothing?  Think again!! Bold colors have a place in our homes as well.  Sure, they look good in […]

Faux Painting Tips | Faux Painting Formica Laminate Counter Tops

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Hi Painter Ladies! I have a formica bath (half bath really) counter that I would like to do a faux countertop painting on so that it looks more updated.  Until […]

Change Your Décor | Make your Home Feel more Comfy Cozy

I just read an article where they had six designers tell them tricks on how to make a “more comfortable home”.  With people staying put in their homes until the markets improve I thought it might be a timely piece to share with you all. :)  You know me…all about the sharing! When you’re painting […]

Painting Tips: What colors for what rooms?

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Feeling itchy for a change?  It’s about that time of year when we all seem to feel the need to change things up.  Move the furniture around or buy new towels or something to add some pizazz to our homes without costing us a small fortune. That’s where paint always comes in handy!  I love […]

Painting Advice: Problems with that Crackle Stuff?

Crackle medium is a fun way to age your furniture, cabinets, a frame, even a painting!  It’s really easy to use…unless it isn’t.  ;)  A newsletter subscriber wrote in recently and was having some problems.  Here’s what he said: Could you please advise how long you need to leave the crackle glaze on before painting […]

Paint over Formica Cabinets? Sure – Faux Woodgrain!


This happens a lot.  You buy a home that someone else has personalized to suit their taste.  Problem is…it isn’t your taste.  So what do you do?  Paint it of course! Yes, you paint it.  Paint can change anything to be more “user friendly”.  :)  That’s why we LOVE it so much!!  You can even […]

Faux Painting Tips: Damage From Stripping Wallpaper

  Don’t you LOVE stripping wallpaper?  No?  Not a surprise. I don’t know anyone that actually LIKES this task.  It’s why I choose faux finishes over wallpaper every time. Everyone knows that stripping wallpaper can cause damage… boy, do I know.  Those little gouges can show up like the huge caverns when it comes time […]

Faux Finish Ideas – Tuscan Painting for Kitchens

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Ready for a change in your kitchen? I’m thinking about it.  But…really it’s the cabinets, countertops and layout I’d want to change…more than my current paint job.  Lol! ;)  But maybe you’re ready to change the paint, too.  How about a Tuscan kitchen? When you consider Tuscan painting for kitchens, a whole new world of […]

Faux Finish How To: Help Choosing Wall Colors

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  Color… it’s like magic.  Just add paint to the walls in your favorite new color and “voila”!  You’ve changed the mood of your entire room.   It’s MAGIC.   But with so many color choices…how do you even BEGIN pick?? What colors make a room look bigger? Dining Room color help…what looks good with furniture […]

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