Annie Sloan shares a technique that brings out the beautiful detail on gilded surfaces with pronounced carving such as mirrors & frames. Apply ASCP to the surface, getting it into all the recesses. Once the paint has dried thoroughly, take a damp cloth and wipe over the raised carving leaving paint in the recesses. By wiping just a few times, paint can be left as a wash over some of the raised areas so the effect is soft, or it can be wiped quite cleanly so the difference in the gold and…
See Things Differently | Nomadic Decorator
Here’s a motley little crew of inspiration images. They scrolled across my screen on Pinterest, and each made me stop and look longer than average. Maybe you’ll find surprising new ways of seeing things here too … I’ve written a few business plans the conventional conforming way, but I really wish to write one that … Continue reading "See Things Differently"
Rustic Furniture - Tables and Headboard in the Mountain Laurel Style
Rustic furniture like wood branch tables in all shapes and sizes for your log cabin or timber frame great room. Also, rustic branch headboards and more.
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Antique metal lamp base holds a colorful Balinese shade in colors of pink, aqua and blue. Shade is covered in vintage silver Indian sari appliqués and 1920s era netting and floral trim. Colorful hand...
Trying Something New
There seem to be certain colors and finishes that I paint more frequently than others. So I am always on the lookout for inspirat...
Bermuda Blending - A Furniture Finishing Technique | Reality Daydream
Want to master a new furniture finishing technique? Come learn the techniques and products needed to achieve this beautiful Bermuda Blending Finish!
Stripping~Staining~Painting~Waxing Furniture |- Designed Decor
Online Furniture Painting Workshops. Stripping Staining Painting Waxing Furniture workshop, learn to makeover furniture from start to finish. by DeDe Bailey
Opposites on the color wheel (Blue and Orange) not only attract but are stunning when paired together. This old pine pie safe, notice the vents for cooling, is a perfect example. Mix and layer a little Emperor's Silk with Barcelona Orange over Greek Blue. Old White lightens each of the colors and is dabbed on for texture and highlights. Annie Sloan Chalk PaintⒸ makes this an incredibly easy technique for a vintage, distressed style. I like Annie Sloan Chalk Paint for my craft and furniture…