Staining with no Stripping (with video tutorial)

I still get this question a lot. “Do I need to strip and sand down furniture before I paint it?” I’m always happy to share the good news. “NO, you don’t”! Honestly, if that was the case, I would never have this job I love so much. Stripping and sanding down a piece to raw […]

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Dreamy Ombré Wall – Tutorial

Hello friends, I recently shared some pictures of this ombré wall on my Facebook and Instagram pages and was quite surprised with the immediate positive response I had from so many people! I recorded most part of my process because I was planning to prepare a video tutorial on it, but I have to be […]

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Furniture Prep – How to Fix a Broken Foot

Hello, friends This is a quick post just to show you how I fixed the broken foot of this cedar chest I painted a couple of weeks ago. I received several comments here and on my social media pages, asking me how I had fixed the broken foot, after all, it was not just a bad […]

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Cedar Chest -Texturized Blending Tutorial

Hi friends, I continue my adventure into the blending technique world. There are so many ways to play and explore it. Today I am going to show you one more. The story of this chest is a cute one. Remember this other bohemian chest I painted? Well, even after I sold it, I kept receiving […]

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DIY – Faux Wood Panel (with video tutorial)

Today I want to share with you this super easy project I did with the help of my husband in one Saturday afternoon. I wanted to add a special touch to my dining room wall, since my house is already too neutral with grays and whites all around. As always, we were on a low […]

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Small Cabinet for our Farm Kitchen

After several weeks, I think I can finally say our kitchen is ready. Of course I’ll keep making changes over time, but the essential elements are there, and I really love how it looks now. It has the rustic coziness of a farmhouse kitchen, and at the same time feels fresh and new. It’s been […]

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