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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Split Personality

He wants the richness of wood.  She wants an updated color.  How do you keep everyone happy?  Creating a kitchen that accommodates both personalities requires creative planning.  One solution is to look at how you can incorporate more than one finish in a single space.  During our first meeting, we looked through a large portfolio of cabinet finishes.  […]

Prime Real Estate

Elegant faux finishes are added to the walls and ceiling of a dining room to create the perfect backdrop for a custom art collection.

Gift wrapped

  In most cases, a powder room is a small  square room  in need of some personality.  But, in this case, there were many distinguishing architectural details.   One wall is curved, the ceilings are very high and the trim molding is extremely bold.  The objective was to draw your eye to all of THESE […]

Champagne Toast

  I love participating in designer events. It is an opportunity to work with a fun loving and creative group of people. This one was called “Collaborating For Success.” It was organized by ToTheTradeOnly and had a whole new twist . . . it was almost like that HGTV show “Design Star.” Each designer chose a small […]