A Pewter Dresser with Cool Pulls


This is another project I was looking forward to sharing with you on the blog. I was recently contacted by a shop owner in a neighbor town, who asked if I would be interested in selling some of my pieces in their recently opened shop. They sell all kinds of articles made by local artists, from clothes and shoes, […]

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Giving an antique look with dark wax


Here is my new post for Grillo Designs website! It includes several tips and a video where I show you how to apply dark wax on your painted furniture. If you are just starting in the world of painted furniture, you’ll be happy to know that with this super simple technique you can achieve the most beautiful transformations! […]

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I’m back… with more navy blue!


Some of you may think I have abandoned my blog, but I promise I haven’t. October and November have been insanely busy with work and I also had a quick but wonderful break to travel to Spain and attend a close friend’s wedding. It will take some time to catch up but there are lots of cool projects […]

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A Vintage Cabinet with a Coastal Charm


I am not sure if I can call this project “coastal”, but I do anyways because of its colors. The beautiful woodwork of the sliding doors were almost invisible in the dark wood, so I think this transformation brought a lot of light and life to this piece. If you want to know how I […]

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Navy Blue Sideboard


This is a quick post to show you this nice transformation. One of my clients is a talented interior designer with an amazing taste. Her client is redecorating her house in Vermont and she wanted a fresh look for this gorgeous sideboard. Her choice of colors was Benjamin Moore Hale Navy, with gold knobs. Have […]

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Highboy before & after – beautiful graphite


With summer vacations coming to an end and my boys starting school in two days I can finally go back to blogging more often. (At least that is my goal!) I know there is only a few of you following me, but I can’t help feeling a little guilty for my long silence. I hope you also […]

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How I repair damaged veneer

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This month my post for Grillo Designs website is about fixing damaged veneer. I secretly like that this is a fairly common problem in old pieces, because it is also the reason many people dispose their wonderful gems, so furniture painters like me can snap them up and do our magic. As you will see in the post, fixing […]

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