The Gilded Peacock – A Layered Paint Look

I have always loved the colors of a peacock feather!  Over the years I have been asked to imitate this color combo on furniture….and I’ve gone about it several ways.   This layered paint look experiment was by far the easiest of the techniques….AND resulted in the most luxurious finish!  So I decided to share […]

Simple Sophistication

As Tracey tells it…”Look at what a piece can offer you.  What is it trying to tell you; How does it want to be dressed.” One look at this beautiful buffet and it said, “Don’t overdress me!”  That’s “fancy” talk for ….don’t add too much paint or don’t over-paint me! (just a little Texas humor) […]

Before and After of a Fun Fresh Yellow Hutch

Nothing says “happy” quite like sunshine yellow!   Why is it that we tend to shy away from yellow in our design elements? This post will show you how I used FIVE shades of yellow on ONE single piece fo furniture for a design element WIN! (This post contains some affiliate links for your shopping […]