Faux Finish Blog

Tile Floor Makeover

Imagine, NO demolition and NO mess! Most people are totally surprised when I tell them that I can paint over tile. But there are a few things you should know before you get started.

Cheryl PhanTile Floor Makeover
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Repurposed Boot Planter Ideas for Spring

Don’t throw away your hubby’s old work boots. They make an awesome planter!

I just love garage sales. What other people see as junk I see a treasure.

Cheryl PhanRepurposed Boot Planter Ideas for Spring
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How to create a Dirty Pour

This such an amazing technique. No two are ever alike.

You can create this on any flat surface. I did this on a plate charger that I bought in thrift store for 99 cents. I have also seen them in the Dollar Store. They also work well on framed canvas, lazy Susie’s and small table tops.

Cheryl PhanHow to create a Dirty Pour
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8 Stunning Wall Finishes Created with Drywall Mud

Creating a beautiful home on a budget doesn’t have to be limiting. I want to show you 8 different feature walls I have created using drywall mud. The beautiful textures and colors make any space a unique showstopper!

Cheryl Phan8 Stunning Wall Finishes Created with Drywall Mud
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25 Creative Drawer Pulls You Can make Yourself

You will never want to buy hardware in the store again after you see these fun and creative knobs, pulls and handles. Making your drawer pulls will save you a lot of money and give your furniture piece a high-end designer look.

You can make your own designer drawer pulls with jewelry, nails, belts and even shower hooks. Turn the ordinary into the extraordinary… Let me show you how!

Cheryl Phan25 Creative Drawer Pulls You Can make Yourself
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Simple and Easy Weathered Furniture

My client wanted me to paint her bedroom furniture to match a weathered headboard that was already in the room. Although this furniture was great for a little girl’s room, the kids have moved out and abandoned the outdated furniture. Mom,  had memories attached to the furniture and didn’t want to give it up.

Cheryl PhanSimple and Easy Weathered Furniture
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How to Paint Chrome

Metallic undertones add an air of sophistication to this chrome coffee table.

With the right tools and prep work, you can paint just about anything. Let me show you how to paint chrome and give chrome furniture a new, updated life!

Cheryl PhanHow to Paint Chrome
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