Shizzle Style Painted Furniture Class Makeovers ~ July

Hope you’re all enjoying summer!  Even though I’ve been working around the clock, I still savor each and every glorious day this time of year.  If there was a way to magically stretch our Michigan summers from several weeks to nine months, I’d do it!  In a … [Read more...]

Shizzle Videos ~ Easy Waxing & Buffing

Here's a couple videos I'd like to share with all of you.  The first one shows you how easy it is to apply an all natural Clear Wax. http://youtu.be/jIs9DOPuZ7o This second one shows you the Wax Buffing Brush Attachment that we use to achieve a fabulous finish in … [Read more...]

Shizzle Style Paint Workshop at Michigan State University

Michigan State University is BIG on being GREEN! Table painted by one of our students at our last workshop Their hopes are once you "Go Green", you'll "Stay Green" They have an amazing facility on campus called the MSU Surplus Store.  They're rethinking every aspect … [Read more...]

Best Painted Furniture 2012

Isn't it amazing how time seems to go faster and faster every year?  I swear, every time I blink, another year is torn off the calendar. Hand Painted Faux Clock Table Learn how to make a hand painted clock table here 2012 was filled with extremely heavy workloads, but … [Read more...]

Antique Buffet Painted in Blue Montana Sky

I love the character of antique buffets when they have been painted.  You can create so many different looks when you paint them and they offer such a pretty focal point in a room. I picked up another buffet recently and I KNEW how I wanted to paint it but something happened … [Read more...]

Color Inspiration & Ideas for Chalk & Clay Painted Furniture

If you're looking for ideas and color inspiration for painted furniture, this post is for you!  It's packed full of photos, tips, and ideas using all natural chalk and clay paints.  Stop by often as I update this post frequently when I finish new projects. American Paint … [Read more...]

Vintage Buffet Layered in Rich Color ~ One of my all time favorite Pieces

I am so honored to guest post for Karen Berg at Redoux Interiors today! Karen runs her own furniture and cabinet refurbishing company in the San Francisco Bay area and is AHmazingly talented. Karen and I have never met in person but we have laughed together so many … [Read more...]

Want to Know my Paint Layering Secrets?

Hey everyone, howzit?  I'm so excited to be guest posting today for my good friend Karen at Redoux in San Francisco!  She is one of the neatest people I've ever met.  She's spunky, sweet, witty, super upbeat and man is she  f u n n y !!!  I just love her to pieces!! Karen … [Read more...]

Chalk & Clay Painted Furniture Selling Like Hotcakes!

Things are selling at the store left and right which means I need to kick it into overdrive to fill my space back up with new inventory.  Here's some of the furniture that has recently sold.  Antique Dresser in Destin Gulf & Spring Hill Green See entire … [Read more...]

Solid Cedar Hope Chest Transformation

I love the smell of cedar.  It reminds me of our trips up to Indian River when I was a little girl.  The aroma of cedar from all the hand carved treasures filled the air in the local shops. So when I ran across a cedar chest recently, I couldn't resist the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Easy Garden Chair Planter

A month ago, we lost our cat and had to find an spot to bury her.  The kids thought it would be best to bury her under our magnolia tree in the back yard. We picked up flowers from our friend's greenhouse and cleared a spot for her. The kids threw in some of their … [Read more...]

Cool New Looks with Mississippi Mud, Pinkerington Violet & Texas Prairie

Have you seen some of the new colors from CeCe Caldwell's Paints?  What??  You haven't?  Don't worry, you're not the only one because these colors are brand new and are just being released. Let me share a few of my new favorites.  First is Mississippi Mud.  It's a beautiful … [Read more...]