Project: Transforming builder grade cabinets to Old World (ASCP Old White with Dark Walnut glaze)
The Project: builder grade, oak cabinets installed when we built the house 14 years ago. They have one layer of stain and varnish to deal with and are in excellent condition, needing no repairs. If…
Agrell Architectural Carving: French Carving Style, French Hand Carved Panels | Agrell Architectural Carving
Louis Quatorze who succeeded the throne in 1643 and died in 1715 has a profound influence on style and ornamentation to this day. When clients ask for a French styled room they generally mean the style of panelling to be found in The Palace of Versailles. The ornamentation of this extraordinary palace and other buildings of that period have a unique quality of balance and articulation that makes us return again and again to study and replicate this fine work. The style of L’Architecture…
I’m in love again….
Over the years my decor style has changed. *now there’s a shocker* I’ve gone from country floral and all things home-made, to ethnic-full on jewel tones, buddhas, & elephants……
French Bed Painted Cottage Shabby Chic Rococo Bed Aqua Queen / King Romantic Bed BD22
"MEASURES: 85\"L X 64\" H X 93\" D Wow what an amazing bed for your romantic boudoir. This is a brand new piece that has all the charm of an antique piece and more. Any of our pieces can be painted any color you like. If you are working with specific colors on your bedding or walls just convo us and we can paint any of our pieces to coordinate with your room. FEATURES: Super dramatic bed with lots of detail and carvings. Complete with footboard, beautiful side rails and slats. SHOWN IN KING…
How to transfer picture to wood: the process explained in 6 steps!
Photo transfers are a neat and cheap way to get your favorite pics on wood! Learn how to put a picture on wood with this step by step tutorial.
Plain Bed Becomes Ultra Fancy With Plaster Molds and Plaster Stencils
Beth Savoie, one of our treasured customers, owns a business where she gives old furniture a make over and then sells them. She discovered plaster molds and plaster stencils could give her plain furniture the same hand carved look of antique pieces. Creating exciting raised designs for Beth was easy. She simply used plaster of paris for the molds and joint compound instead of paint for the stencil then adhered them with construction adhesive, creating her own beautiful lay outs by ar…
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Rococo, Late Baroque? Just call it beautiful!
As I'm driving to antique and brocante markets along France, I pass by many beautiful old houses. The kind that attract me most are the Maison de Maître. These were the homes of the upper class in the 18th and 19th century. I get carried away imagining how I would decorate such a home, were I living in that era. XIX century Maison de Maître in the Cognac area here Some of the trumeaus, and other fancy mirrors, armoires and chandeliers come from houses like this. The detail in each item shows…
20 FURNITURE APPLIQUES that will keep you inspired
A blog about re-purposing vintage wood furniture, with many tutorials that include tips and tricks how to achieve the look you want in your décor.
Glam Desk Makeover + How to Stamp & Make Your own Whimsical Molds
How to make and add clay moulds to furniture | Painting Tips and Techniques by Tracey's Fancy | Furniture Painting tips