Old  World  Collection What is the Old World Collection?  Thee  Old World Collection, is a showcase of decorative faux finishes, designed to evoke the warmth and antiquity found  throughout European design. Historic architecture, is the design cue  for the decorative faux finishes in the Old World Collection.  Inspiration for the Old World Collection faux finishes comes from textures and colors that once were only achievable through the passage of time and exposure to the elements; exposed stone, aged plaster, patinated surfaces and rustication.    The Old Embedded Wall is a personal favorite of mine.  The classic damask design deeply embedded within layers of plaster, coupled with earth brown colorants… View Post

Just for fun, I dug into the blogging archives to see which posts are the All-Time favorites! Be sure to check out the Viewers Choice: Best of the Best Blog Posts 2016 too. If you missed these oldies but goodies now is your chance to check it all out without having to search around. All-Time Fav Furniture Before & Afters This custom painted French farmhouse style dining table is #1. The black paint finish sure is sharp and has a sleek modern vibe that feels warm and inviting. Click on- Before and After Black Farmhouse Dining Table This next one…. Whew.… View Post

Just like last year, I’m fashionably late with sharing a look back at the best blog posts from the previous year, and you know what? I’m okay with that. So what if it’s two days into 2017 and I’m taking the time to regroup, assess, and prioritize personal and blog goals for 2017! The past five months have gone by so quickly that it’s time for a breather. If you’re feeling the same way, welcome to the tribe! We are slow and steady planners who like to have a well thought action plan. Alrighty, lets have a look see at… View Post