Faux Finish Blog

Is Procrastination Holding You Back?

Let’s talk about procrastination: You probably noticed that I didn’t send out a blog or newsletter last week 😲

I totally forgot. I think I was having a senior moment, well at least that’s what I was blaming it on.

The truth is, I derailed myself. The real truth is I was procrastinating, and time just flew by.

Yeah, procrastination… Every day I said I’ll do it later… I’ll do it tomorrow and them tomorrow never came.

Isabella RennerIs Procrastination Holding You Back?
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High-End Bathroom Makeover for a Low-End Price

There are lots of techniques that I like, but this one is my favorite finishes. It’s so beautiful, you’re going to want to do this is your house. What I like most about LusterStone is the movement and the shimmer it creates and when the light hits it. This high-end bathroom makeover is well worth the time it takes to create the look.

High-End Bathroom Makeover for a Low-End Price

OH, and BTW; the lusterstone finish is especially beautiful on ceilings.

Isabella RennerHigh-End Bathroom Makeover for a Low-End Price
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How to Create Your Own Stimulus Package During These Uncertain Times

Hi, Creatives! I wanted to start out by saying. Please know that my point in sending out multiple emails about the free training is not to annoy anyone who’s not interested.
I sincerely want to help those of you that have lost your jobs or need to supplement your income by showing you how to create your own stimulus package when you work for yourself.

My point is, IF you’re contemplating starting a side business OR want to pivot your hobby into a legit business, I’m here to help you.
I created Free video training on how to turn your hobby into a business in just 30 days!
So, you’re probably asking why I would create a FREE course!

I created this because I wish I had something like this when I was first starting out. It would’ve saved me SO much time and so many stinkin’ mistakes.
NOW is the best time to take action because no one really knows what’s going to happen in these uncertain times.

Cheryl PhanHow to Create Your Own Stimulus Package During These Uncertain Times
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8 Easy Makeover Projects to Do Around the House During Quarantine

Are you bored and looking for things to do around the house?  I can’t believe how much I have done in the last six weeks of this lockdown “Quarantine”.

This is the perfect time to get some of those projects done that you’ve been wanting to do FOREVER!

So, to help you out I have 8 simple and fun home makeovers that you can check off your to-do-list.

Cheryl Phan8 Easy Makeover Projects to Do Around the House During Quarantine
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67 Activities you can do with your kids while you are on lock down with the Coronavirus quarantine

Fun activities you can do with your kids and family at home…

Oh my gosh, the kids are home from school due to the Coronavirus for who knows how long, and they are probably driving you crazy. Right!

Everyone is crammed into one household and you may be at your wit’s end trying to keep them busy so you can work from home or just keep your sanity.

But this is also a time where you can come together and have fun and build memories.

Here are 67 awesome ideas for activities you can do with your kids (and family) that will help.

Cheryl Phan67 Activities you can do with your kids while you are on lock down with the Coronavirus quarantine
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What Can You Deduct on Your Taxes If You’re Self Employed?

Are you taking advantage of your tax write-offs?

For years I didn’t take advantage of all the tax benefits that I was entitled to because quite frankly, I just didn’t know what I did know.

This was costing me thousands of dollars every year.

So, I made a list and I want to share it with you.

There are many advantages to becoming a business owner but one of the biggest is your deductions.

Every business is different so the deductions may vary. I would advise you to meet with your CPA to discuss what you can deduct from your individual business.

Cheryl PhanWhat Can You Deduct on Your Taxes If You’re Self Employed?
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CYA-Cover Your Ass-sets

5 Important Tips to Protect Your Business from the Unthinkable – learn to cover your assets

Have you ever thought about WHAT IF…
• My Facebook page disappeared
• My Etsy account was shut down
• My Pinterest account all of a sudden was gone
• My Instagram account went on the blink

Here are five things you can do to protect your Assets (your business).

Cheryl PhanCYA-Cover Your Ass-sets
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6 Thrift Store Finds You Can Transform To Decorate Your Home

Budget-friendly ways to transform your thrift store finds
Thrift store finds that will transform your home

Bed trays are a bedroom must-have. Whether you like working from the comfort of your bed or you’re lucky enough to have someone serve you breakfast in bed, a tray is a must-have in your bedroom décor.

Cheryl Phan6 Thrift Store Finds You Can Transform To Decorate Your Home
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Build a Custom Office Desk to Suit Your Individual Style

When you work from home, having a comfortable and pretty workspace is important.  But you may not want to spend a lot of money or you may not have a lot of space to work with. This was my dilemma. So, I decided to build a custom office desk that fits my individual style. It gave me the room I needed so I wasn’t crowded into a small area. I literally made this in one day and it only cost me $120.00.

Cheryl PhanBuild a Custom Office Desk to Suit Your Individual Style
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