Whimsical Stenciled Ceiling


Sometimes my clients ask me to do the craziest things. This is what I LOVE about my job. No two projects are ever a like.

The creativity for this boarder came from a group of pictures and foot stool. You never know where your inspiration is going to come from.

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How To Paint Granite Counter Tops

Yes! You Can Paint Laminate

Faux Granite Counter Top

Believe it or not, you CAN PAINT laminate counter tops to look like granite!

I know that your kitchen is the most important room in your house and it is also the most expensive room to remodel. When my daughter and her husband moved into their first home they were in their early 20’s and didn’t have the $20,000 budget to remodel tithe kitchen.So we did the next best thing. We used PAINT!

There are a couple of tips to know before you get started……………

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Should you REPLACE, REFACE or PAINT your kitchen cabinets?

Before you decide you might want to read this

Not sure what to do? Read this before you make a decision. It could save you thousands of dollars.
Let’s face it your kitchen is one of the most visited areas of your house. We start out there in the morning for breakfast and end up there for dinner. In fact we spend more time in the kitchen than any other room in the house.
So what do you do when your kitchen cabinets that look like this?

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Kitchen Makeover Ideas

You won't believe these kitchen makeover ideas are the same kitchen

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This kitchen has had three unbelievable makeovers. This is my daughter’s house when she first moved in 8 years ago. I re-did her kitchen 3 times. Every 3-4 years she decides she wants a new look. Lucky for her I’m in the faux finish business and the loving Mom that I am I can’t say no. Although it drives her husband crazy she’s happy to have a new kitchen every few years. Each transformation was created with just paint and a little creativity. If you’re looking for some Kitchen makeover ideas read on. You will be amazed at how one kitchen can look complete different with a little paint.

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One Kitchen…. 3 Makeovers

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A mothers love is never ending. This is my daughter’s house she bought over 10 years ago when she first moved in. As you can see it’s very out-dated and needed some TLC.

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Is Faux Finishing Out Dated?

Not by a long shot, in fact it’s trending in all design styles!

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If faux was a thing of the past I would be out of business. What if I told you that my business is thriving and interior decorators are incorporating faux finishes into their designs all the time.

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How to choose the right paint color

How to pick the perect paint color everytime

This is one of the biggest problems I see when I meet with my clients. It can be a difficult decision to make and very over whelming for most. There is literally thousands of color to pick from. So before you get started ask yourself these 5 questions.

  1. How the color makes you feel. (Calm, Happy, Relaxed )
  2. Do you really like these colors or are you drawn to them because they’re new and trendy?
  3. Do they fit the style and purpose of your room?
  4. Can you live with them for a long time?
  5. What’s your style? Traditional, Country, Coastal Living, Modern…….
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5 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Professional Faux Finisher to Paint Your Cabinets

Kitchen cabinets have become key selling point in the design industry. Your kitchen cabinets can be instrumental in selling your home. Youtube is flooded with DIY tutorials for painting your own cabinets. If you are not a DIY’er and you want a fresh new paint color on your cabinets, I suggest you hire a professional faux finish painter to do the job.

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8 Things You Don’t Need in Your Kitchen

Keep your kitchen a clutter-free zone.

If you have a small kitchen, every square inch of counter space counts. You probably have items on your kitchen counter top that you don’t use every day. Eliminate the cutter and put things away that you don’t use daily. Your kitchen will not only be clean it will look larger and make you feel so much better.

To cut clutter and free up some cooking space, consider putting away the following items…

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6 Things Top Realtors are Doing to Sell Their Listings in Less Than 30 Days

Bella Tucker porch Before

Bella Tucker Porch After


#1: Curb appeal

Look at these amazing before and after pictures. A little paint and some TLC can make all the difference.

Start from the outside because if they don’t like what they see when they drive up, they may not want to go in. Your home’s exterior is the buyer’s first impression.

  1. Remove any dead plants, trim overgrown bushes and trees, and get rid of any clutter in the yard
  2. Add flowers for a punch of color
  3. Consider painting and adding new hardware to the front door.
  4. Pressure washing the home’s exterior
  5. Adding a fresh coat of paint can also help increase curb appeal.
  6. Need some help painting call a professional? Artzy Fartzy Creations
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