Side Table Makeover with Dry-brush Technique

Hello everyone, You have probably seen a lot of beautiful pieces of painted furniture where the artist used dry-brush. It is a relatively easy technique that can add dimension or a rustic look to your project, making a striking difference to your finished piece. The example I show in this post and on the video tutorial below is a […]

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Kitchen Set with a Rustic Table Top

This post has been saved as draft for a long time. The project is from last fall, but I finally found the time to finish it up and share it with you. When I started working on this kitchen table, the original idea was to do a rustic, barn wood look on its top. I […]

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On our Move and a Buffet Makeover

It is been several weeks since my last post, and I’ll tell you why. This last month my life has been hectic for personal reasons. Our family just moved from Connecticut to Northern Virginia. Last March my husband started a new job in a company based in Washington D.C., so we relocated to this area. Since I got married 15 years […]

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Dining Set Makeover

My customer was debating on whether she should buy a new dining set or have this one refinished. It is a beautiful set. Solid wood, great condition, gorgeous legs! But that old orangey oak was just so blah… I’m glad it eventually came my way. Her choice was the classic off-white with stained top. No distress, no glaze, just […]

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Happy Table set with Mismatched Chairs

I can’t complain. I’ve been getting some super fun projects to work on lately. Here is one I couldn’t wait to share here. There is this music conservatory in my town very popular especially among kids. They have a good-size reception area where parents and siblings hang out while the students are having their music […]

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Orange Bench Makeover

Last year I was contacted by the owner of a Tutoring Club here in my town. He sent me pictures of a bench that has been outside his school for years and wanted a quote for me to give it some TLC and repaint it. He gave me freedom to decide what to do, by suggested […]

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Little Dresser makeover with Kristi Kuehl Pure Home paint

Almost all of my projects are custom orders, which means my clients bring me their pieces and I paint them in the color and finish they choose. The good side of it, is that I know several weeks in advance what will be my workload and approximately how much I’m going to make that month. On the other hand, I […]

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