What have you painted today? Featuring Amber Waves of Grain!

Amber Waves of Grain Color Blog! You can describe Amber Waves of Grain as a warm nutty yellow, mustard, or a soft gold.  It has been one of our color stars from the beginning and it still reigns supreme! Twigs and Twine in Lakewood, CO, painted a vintage knitting basket in Amber Waves of Grain, {Read More…}

This n’ That Thursday – A French Buffet

This petite French buffet was painted for our Shizzle Design office but we sold a couple large pieces and had to fill the void.  So much for decorating our own place; everything else takes priority. I started out as I always do by giving her a good cleaning. I gave her a base coat of American {Read More…}

Painted Furniture – The Perfect Display

Waiting for me at the auction was this little gem.  Handcrafted and a little rough around the edges, I knew with minor repair and a little color, it was the perfect size for the new APC paint display. I initially started refurbishing/refinishing furniture about 8 years ago while employed at a friend’s cabinet shop sanding, {Read More…}

Facebook Friday #6

“Busy hands make happy hands!”   This week the paintriots were busy creating all kinds of beauties. This Fireworks Red buffet was painted by our friends at Whimsical This beautiful buffet was finished in First Lady. Seems like we have a buffet theme going, so let’s rock it out! This one finished in a first {Read More…}

Painting and Distressing Furniture – American Paint Company Style

I am LOVING the American Paint Company colors! I have been working on a few pieces and wanted to share two of them with you. First up, Dollar Bill with Dark Vintage Antiquing Wax. This little piece was pretty rough and this picture was taken AFTER a few clean up steps. The top was veneer {Read More…}

Sample Sizes – Layering Four Colors to Create One Great Look

A little over a month ago, my husband and I found a great house on an amazing piece of property and decided to put an offer on it.  It’s on a beautiful piece of land with a pond. Well, long story short, they accepted our offer so now we are in the process of selling {Read More…}

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