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The Paint Doctor Returns... with a Comb

Artists use all kinds of tools to get the effects they want, and decorative painting has its own bag of tricks. I remembered this recently when I had to match up a repaired base board to an existing wall which had been wood grained by someone else using some serious comb work. 815 more words

Decorative Painting

Chairs, Beginning Stage

Just a quick stop by to let you see the progress on the chairs. Doesn’t look like anything special? The unique part comes a little later. 113 more words

Waiting for the storm...

Do you know what’s worse than Saturday afternoons with nothing to do?…Saturday afternoons without my Jeep and nothing to do. At least I could go to the hobby store and look at the paint and brushes and yarn! 411 more words

Catching Up

Hi everyone, I’m sorry that I’ve been silent for a few months. Between work, fixing up my new apartment and trying to find photographic inspiration, I was completely distracted. 720 more words


A Vintage Chair's Clay Mineral Chalk Paint Foiled By Fabric

Our silly story begins ….

with this old CHAIR

It was soon after our foils arrived

I was looking to use them anywhere, everywhere, so this ugly vinyl chair seat was a great start -   I rolled on a coat of… 725 more words

Decorative Painting

Makings of a Painted "Rug"

Recently, a favorite client asked me to paint a “rug” on the floor of her 1860′s house. From a design point of view, the placement of the rug broke up the long expanse of her heart pine floors and added a note of colorful whimsy in an already colorful home. 705 more words


Shabby Chic Bud Vases

You may have seen these around, but did you know how easy they are to create? Simple. First of all you need to get yourself to Goodwill. 318 more words