Just a few coats of paint, expertly applied in the right hue, can add years of life to any piece. Add some layered finishes, a glaze or a bit of art work and you have a treasured and personal masterpiece! In the gallery below you’ll see a variety of these transformations. Imagine what your piece could be! I’m happy to work in your home or bring your furniture to my studio to complete the process, OR call me for a consultation on how to do it yourself.
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For a client’s art filled Delray Beach condo, I treated this mid-century serviette with a painting after a Kandinsky masterpiece.
I used a red translucent glaze to reveal the lovely grain on this mid century server and added some deco details and a faux marble top.
A white plaster console faux painted to look like carved stone.
Klimt’s “Tree of Life” was the inspiration for this armoire.
Faux marble top and deco stylized leaf motif on an antique serviette.
A custom vanity needed suitable rich antiquing with oil glazed and rubbed layers
Just a bit of whimsy plus glazing and color on a deco era bed with built-in night stands.
I used Annie Sloan chalk paint, dark wax and lots of polishing to transform this little table.
A fabulous crackle finish on a decorative chest using layers chalk paint, washes and wax.
A lovely floral and bird stencil.
Surprise color inside drawers.
A boy’s desk gets an Anita Bradley original design inspired by a Miro and Chagall in the client’s home.
Color, Pattern and wow!
Colorful painted bookcase in a boy’s bedroom. See next pic for “Before”
Plain white bookcase – “Before”
Combination paint + mosaics. The client wanted something really unique for her preteen daughter’s bookcase…
…so I used the grandmother’s costume jewelry and other personal objects in this piece to stunning and cherished effect.
Mosaic furniture detail.
Mosaic furniture – Unique jewelry plus art glass