Interior Design

Choosing a Paint Finish

Up to this point in my life I had painted a lot of pictures and watched a lot of people painting on DIY Network, so how hard could it be? The physical part of painting was easy, it was picking out a color and a finish that was the hardest part. I thought I knew about paint. I took an entire class in my master’s program about how certain paint colors pull colors, how to mix colors and how paint colors look different in natural light vs. artificial light. Over the entire summer I came to find I was a complete rookie when it came to painting.

Refinished Furniture

Trial and Error On One Of My First Refinishing Projects

This is the second piece of furniture I refinished. Unfortunately in my excitement to get started and finish it, so I could prove to people that it wasn’t a piece of junk, I didn’t take any “before” pictures. My husband (then boyfriend) bought it from Craigslist in Rochester, NY. It was only supposed to be… Continue reading Trial and Error On One Of My First Refinishing Projects