Little Side Table in a Metallic Color


2016 was the year I took the leap and started painting almost 100% of my pieces using a paint sprayer. It has been a life changer for me! I get the job done faster and with incredibly smooth finishes. However, for some projects such as this pretty side table, I prefer to leave my spray resting in its […]

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Peach & Blue Armoire for a Girl’s Room


This is a short post just to show you this pretty armoire I painted a couple of months ago. My customer is moving to a new house and decided to add some colors to her little girl’s room. The choice was peach with bird’s egg blue on the inside. This is how it looked before. […]

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Mid Century Modern Makeover – Navy and Gold


Tired of navy blue yet? I can’t get enough of it so apologies, but here goes another one. This stunning piece was for sale at a thrift shop in a neighbor town. I can’t resist  MCMs, and this dresser was no exception. It was one of the pieces I refinished for the same shop that was selling my […]

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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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