Category Archives: Painting Tutorials

How to Paint Custom Flower Medallions for Curtain Hardware

Painting Flower Medallions

Today I’m sharing all the details for painting your own curtain medallions like the ones used for Lily Grace’s Princess Curtains shared in my last post. One of the first elements we talked about when designing Lily’s window treatments was the idea … Continue reading

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My Mantle and How to Paint Faux Rusted Metal Letters

Beyond the Screen Door Mantle (2)

Once upon a time I decorated my house for the seasons. Easter, Spring, July 4th, etc…I still have some of the cutest seasonal decor stashed away in the attic. I vaguely remember what it looks like. These days I’m doing … Continue reading

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Our Master Bedroom, A Pallet Project and Being Content

Beyond the Screen Door Master Bedroom (6)

Years ago when my kids were younger and my Stay-At-Home-Mom hat was bigger than my Interior Designer hat I had a projects for my own house going all the time. Sewing, painting murals, switching the kids bedrooms, painting faux brick … Continue reading

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Chandelier Transformation

Chandelier

Every now and then, a midst our love of painting white everything that is old, there is the occasional decorative accessory that bucks the system. This beautiful white, shabby (due to age not intent) chandelier has hung in Eva’s dining … Continue reading

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Painting Faux Brick Columns: The Grapevine Part 2

Part 2 of the paint treatment in The Grapevine at Trinity Worship Center involved painting two support columns with a brick pattern. See The Grapevine: Part 1 for details on painting the stone wall. Before l-r Sherwin Williams Keystone Gray 7504, Macadamia … Continue reading

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Concrete into Stone: The Grapevine Part 1

The Grapevine, at Trinity Worship Center in Burlington, North Carolina, is a place that’s been especially created for great food, great fellowship as well as a delicious cup of coffee.   A few weeks ago, my brother-in-law Keith, who is on staff at … Continue reading

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Painting Curtain Hardware

My latest window treatment job for a master bedroom called for something a little out of the norm when it came to the curtain hardware.  Your basic metal or wood rings would have worked but I felt the hardware needed … Continue reading

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You Are My Sunshine Art Canvas

This is one of those classic songs that everyone remembers and cherishes from our childhood. We’ve all heard it…and we continue to sing it to our children.                    When Judy and I talked about customizing a piece of artwork for her guest bedroom/granchildren’s room, she said … Continue reading

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