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Fun with Paint

I love to play with furniture.   Refinishing or Painting – either way, there is something very satisfying about taking something someone would otherwise toss out and making it into a useful, even artful piece.  Here are just of few of the pieces we’ve done.     We sell the  paint …

Christmas in our shop

I t has been a few months since I’ve written a post, but we have been busy!  Even with new team members, as of this writing, we now have 11 wonderful people working for us, we are having so much fun but WOW does time fly!   The photos are of just …

Getting ready for the Fall

It’s  Back-To-School time, and for me, it signals the end of summer and a tendency to want to decorate for Fall, even though it’s still hot outside.    Maybe it’s the yearning for all things fall-tacular and the impatience for cooler temperatures, sitting outdoors by a fire, and sweaters.    Of course, for the …

Looking to the future

In addition to helping people with their homes or businesses, we are also offering classes. One of the first sessions we’ll offer is how to upcycle furniture and accessories. I will also offer a DIY Decorating class in 2013 as well. If you’re already connected to us on Facebook, you’ll be one of the first to see the schedule of classes as well as the special offers.

Crowning Glory

This week we had the opportunity to work for a Retired Brigadier General; highly decorated, incredibly successful, and knows what she wants.   To meet her, you would get to know her as a tremendously sweet and loveable lady.   To know she was the first black woman to acheive the rank of General is an …

What is a rendering?

There is a service we offer to help clients visualize changes in their home or workplace which really helps to  make the decision process easier.  It takes me a few days or weeks (depending on what is required) to do renderings.  I wanted to show you what renderings can look like and when …

The Writing Desk

Sometimes I like to play with old furniture and give it a new look.  A woman in Fredericksburg had an old writing desk she wanted re-done for her home, and of course, I love up-cycling!   I took the desk home and worked on it, wanting to give it a charming, yet old appearance.  …