Throwing in the Trowel The trowel, not the towel. Here's a great finish for creating an earthy, warm tone for your space. Cover large areas, or highlight a space with a fairly simple and quick effect. Skip troweling. • The “rustic plaster wall” thing… uneven texture in a nice intentional way over a surface. • A simple, attractive way to deal with pitted scratched up walls. • You’ve seen it everywhere, it’s familiar. • Covers space, creates interest in a nice earthy way. • Wor
Do you have a beast of a fireplace or some other strange decor event from Days Gone By that is functional but just downright ugly? Can’t stand it anymore? Fear not! It’s possible, pretty easy and much cheaper to change that look without ripping the whole thing to pieces. I took the above photos while working with Ann Killelea (Ann Art: www.annartfauxfinishes.com). Ann had a client with a brick fireplace who really wanted a marble fireplace with a fieldstone base. No problem!
Yikes! A burn mark on your countertop, outdated tiles on your backsplash, 1970's formica? Resurrect your kitchen, laundry, or bathroom counters and back splash areas. We can go over tile, uneven surfaces, even stick to formica. Re-finishing your countertops means you don’t have to rip out the whole kitchen or bathroom. Stay in budget. Get us to beautify that ugly-but-sound surface. Resurface... rejuvenate Woohoo! endless options: • Faux Granite or metal • Artwork • Ste
Get Your Grunge ON Decay, dirt, deterioration? Erosion? Rust, verdigris, dirt & grunge. Not usually something we’re delighted about, but oooOOoo... it’s a very urban, cool, city, grimy look. Finishes can be smooth or supercrunchy, with many stops in between. Use as a worn effect… the breakdown of one surface revealing another. Oxidization, patina, wear & tear. Bronze, copper, steel or stone variations. Choose your color scheme and turn up the volume! Working with Melissa Lout