Talent on Loan: Faux Finished Wooden Beams

This project was located on top of a mountain in Colorado. It is an inspiring place where there is a deep appreciation for the beauty that nature provides in its pure state. The previous owner of the home had painted all of the cedar beams chocolate brown. First on the priority list for this remodel […]

Fooling Nature

A faux finish is created on cabinets that mimics driftwood.

Forget Me Not

A faux finish is applied to cabinets and a mantel to complete a living room make over. Decorating ideas for a living room redesign.

Good Things in 3s

Three white mantels are given personality with faux finishes. See ideas about faux artistry that can be done using neutral colors. It doesn’t matter what your style is. . . NEUTRAL can be interesting.

Small Packages

     This space may be small . . . but the impact is grand!  A monochromatic color scheme makes the area look large.  The multiple textures give it depth and interest.  The room is anchored with the “weight” of the illusion of a carved limestone mantel treatment.   Interest is enhanced by adding a small […]

Forever Young

When taking on a kitchen remodel, considerations of form and function are critical.  But, when it comes to the aesthetics, this is where your personality can really shine.  This feisty gal, in the prime of her 80’s said,  “I have spent all of my life decorating to please others . . . my friends, my […]

Fill in the blanks

How exciting!  An investment was made to upgrade kitchen cabinets from white to wood.  But one piece of the puzzle was missing.  The doors to the pantry and  entry to the garage remained white.  This abruptly interrupted the visual flow of the richness of the new wood cabinetry.  A  gap of white remained as a […]

Is it real?

A faux marble paint technique is applied to columns in a foyer by decorative artist, Kass Wilson of WallsTreat Studio. www.kasswilson.com

Storybook Ending

A creative faux finish on the walls of a dining room tells a story about your style.

Bigger is better

A faux wood grain technique is used for cabinet refinishing

Strategic Planning

Multiiple “design tricks” were incorporated to transform this master bath into a place of elegance and intrigue.  The harsh contrast of the black chest next to white cabinetry had not been resolved by simple glazing. Many times when we look at cabinetry, there is a tendency to apply a finish as if it is one single architectural detail.  In […]

Stairway to Heaven

An all over stencil pattern is used in a faux finish for an accent wall of a minimalist style foyer. A great example of how interior designers use faux finishes and decorative painting to solve decorating challenges.