Faux Finish Blog

Update your ceiling fan with style using contact paper from the Dollar Tree for just $1.00

A creative, inexpensive way to update your ceiling fan – in just a few simple steps

I really didn’t like the dark brown fan blades, but; I liked the fan with the lights and didn’t want to spend the money replacing it.  I can do a lot of things but replacing a fan is not one of them. I’m not an electrician. So, instead of having the fan replace I decided to do something creative on the fan blades to blend in with the rest of my home décor.

So, I’m going to show you a quick fix that you can do and save you a few dollars as well.

Cheryl PhanUpdate your ceiling fan with style using contact paper from the Dollar Tree for just $1.00
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Steal This Stunning Decorative Finish for Your Empty Walls and Create a Designer Look Your Friends Will Envy

A one-of-a-kind decorative finish for your walls

Even before I started my decorative finish painting business, I always enjoyed painting my walls with some sort of wall art. There is nothing wrong with regular paint like the picture below but when you see what I did in this bathroom, you will probably change your mind.

Are you ready to see how I took this dark green bathroom and turned it into a beautiful Cherry Blossom/Moon Glow Silver wall finish? This finish is perfect for contemporary and modern style homes. You’re going to love it.

Cheryl PhanSteal This Stunning Decorative Finish for Your Empty Walls and Create a Designer Look Your Friends Will Envy
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How to Create an Action Plan and Timeline for Your Online Business

Most businesses start with a dream and high hopes – but that’s where it ends. Even the most innovative companies can wind up closing their doors because they didn’t have a solid action plan to get them through the never-ending stages of business growth.

But why exactly do you need an action plan?

Well, when you take the time to make a plan for your new venture, you can then follow the plan step by step, continue to focus on your business timeline, and ultimately tasks will run much more smoothly for you, your customers, and anyone you hire along the way.

Isabella RennerHow to Create an Action Plan and Timeline for Your Online Business
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How to get paint out of your clothes

I can’t tell you how many times I ruined a good pair of pants or my favorite shirt because I got paint on them, and ended up using them as work clothes until I figured out a way to clean them.

I have a habit of wiping my hands on my clothes when I am working because I really don’t care what my work clothes look like, and to be perfectly honest, I’m too lazy to come down off the ladder to get a rag.

A couple of times, when I went to the studio to do a quick sample while wearing my good clothes, I inevitably wiped the paint on my favorite jeans. UGH!

Maybe you have kids that love to paint and have ruined their clothes while making an art project. Don’t throw them away just yet.

Cheryl PhanHow to get paint out of your clothes
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20 business ideas you can start with little to no money

Have you ever dreamed about starting your own business? Taking your hobby or talent and building a business that you love? If this is something you have dreamed about now is the time to get started. With all of the free social media platforms to choose from you can start a business with little to no money. The only thing you will need is a laptop, a website and the burning desire to be your own boss. Not sure what type of business you want to start? No problem! Here are 20 business ideas that might just spark some interest.

Cheryl Phan20 business ideas you can start with little to no money
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How to Paint Brushed Faux Suede Walls

Faux suede has become a popular wall finish because of its soft, elegant texture.

If you want a wall finish that is easy to apply and gives your space a warm and elegant decorative finish, Faux Suede may be just what you’re looking for. It’s a simple finish to achieve, even for a beginner.

Although you can buy suede paint in a can, the colors are limited. You can make your own to save money and create your own custom colors.

Cheryl PhanHow to Paint Brushed Faux Suede Walls
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Is It a Hobby or a Business – 6 Things You Need To Do to Turn Your Hobby Into A Business

Have you ever wondered how people turn their hobbies into a real business? What are they doing differently than everyone else? Do you have a hobby, craft, passion, trade that you would love to turn into a business making money doing what you love?

Here’s what you need to ask yourself; is what you’re doing a hobby or a business?

Cheryl PhanIs It a Hobby or a Business – 6 Things You Need To Do to Turn Your Hobby Into A Business
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