Faux Finish Blog

Whose Dream Are You Building?

I want to give a few words of encouragement. No matter where you are in your life right now, no matter how old you are, there are endless opportunities for you to build your dream job and make money doing what you love.

Cheryl PhanWhose Dream Are You Building?
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Social Media Image Cheat Sheet

I know how frustrating it can be when you are building your social media platforms and the images run off the page or get all distorted, so I made you a quick and easy cheat sheet to help you remember the correct social media image sizes.

Cheryl PhanSocial Media Image Cheat Sheet
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Furniture Rescue

Blending Technique

Some people rescue pets at the SPCA, I rescue furniture at thrift stores.

Cheryl PhanFurniture Rescue
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Bring Home the Beach

Give your dining room table a creative twist with waves of colors for an amazing coastal vibe

Can you believe I bought this table at a consignment shop for only $50?  What a score! Because I’m going with a coastal look, I have decided to paint it. But, not just any paint. I have bigger plans for this table.  Wait until you see this transformation.

Cheryl PhanBring Home the Beach
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Portuguese Tile Fireplace Surround

Turn Your Boring Fireplace Surround into A Stunning Work Of Art Creating Your Own Portuguese Tile Design

Although I live in Florida, I love having a fireplace in my home, even if it’s not a real working fireplace. There is something about a fireplace that makes a home feel warm and cozy.

Cheryl PhanPortuguese Tile Fireplace Surround
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Design Your Own Wood Crate Coffee Table for under $150

Who would have thought that these crates could make something so beautiful?  With a little imagination and a little paint, you can create your own custom coffee table for under $150.

Cheryl PhanDesign Your Own Wood Crate Coffee Table for under $150
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Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Budget-Friendly Home Makeover

This is a beautiful mirror. I love all the details and how it fits perfectly over the couch, but the color just didn’t go with the décor. I bought this at a garage sale for $200 about 10 years ago. Back in the day when Old World and the Tuscan look was popular.

Now I’m transforming my home in a Coastal décor, but I just couldn’t part with this mirror. So, I’m going to do the unthinkable.

Cheryl PhanMirror Mirror on the Wall
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Prints Charming

Fresh Contemporary Wall design Makes a Statement

Can you guess where the inspiration for the wall design came from ….

If you guessed the comforter, you’re right. When I’m looking for ideas, I look for patterns, colors, and texture. It might be in a picture, a rug or in the bedding. Sometimes it is right in front of you and you don’t even know it.

Cheryl PhanPrints Charming
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