Faux Finish Blog

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 Although this furniture was great for a little girl’s room, the kids have moved out and abandoned the outdated furniture.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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My Top Projects for 2017

Wow! Can’t believe 2017 is over. It feels like it goes by in a blink of an eye. There were so many great memories made, goals accomplished and ups and downs along the way. But, I must admit it was a fabulous year.  When I look back on all the furniture I painted, homes that were transformed, kids I made happy when they saw their room for the first time and clients who look in awe when I finished a job they commissioned me to do in their home, it makes all the work I did worth it.  

I’m looking forward to the new challenges for 2018 and the what the new year will bring.  I know God will guide and direct my life to for fill his purpose and the road he has designed for me.

After reflecting over the year, I want to share my top 10 Projects and Blog posts with you!

Cheryl PhanMy Top Projects for 2017
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From Rehab to Renew: A Dresser Makeover

Most people would throw these dressers in the trash and not give it a second thought. But I look at these dirty, stained and outdated dressers in a much different light. You need to look at the inner beauty and not the outward appearance. As they say, beauty is only skin deep. A picture is worth a thousand words, so let me show you what I’m talking about with this dresser makeover.  

Cheryl PhanFrom Rehab to Renew: A Dresser Makeover
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How to Paint a Textured Metallic Wall Finish

If you love textured walls, you’re going to love this textured metallic wall finish my friend and amazing faux finishing artist (Jodi Lee) showed me. This metallic wall finish looks like a shimmering waterfall. The beautiful thing about creating a wall finish instead of using wallpaper you don’t have any seams.

Cheryl PhanHow to Paint a Textured Metallic Wall Finish
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5 Fun Handmade Christmas Crafts & Ornaments

Christmas is my favorite time of the year. I love making handmade Christmas crafts and decorations. The best thing about making your own ornaments and home décor is, giving them to my friends and children as a Christmas gift.

Cheryl Phan5 Fun Handmade Christmas Crafts & Ornaments
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My Top 10 Favorite Books

I want to share my top ten favorite books with you! As you can see most of the books I read are inspirational and motivational. Finding time to read can be difficult especially when you have a busy life, so I choose to read books that teach me something new, inspire or motivate me. That’s just my entrepreneurial spirit. I’m like a sponge and love to learn.

Cheryl PhanMy Top 10 Favorite Books
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How to get Custom Cabinets on a Budget

Is your kitchen stuck in the 80’s with outdated laminate cabinets? Wish you could magically turn them into beautiful wood grain cabinets? Replacing your kitchen cabinets can cost an arm and a leg but there is an alternative. Did you know you can paint them to look like real wood! Read on……

Cheryl PhanHow to get Custom Cabinets on a Budget
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