Spiffing Up Our Deck With Matthew Mead And A Wagner Sprayer

Do you ever have to pinch yourself sometimes when something wonderful and unexpected occurs? I was so thrilled to host stylist, paint guru, photographer and magazine master at our home recently! I bet you already follow Matthew Mead and are as big a fan of him as I am. His talent, enthusiasm, and ideas are limitless, and he's a blast to hang out with. My hubby Steve built a giant party deck on our home years ago, and every couple of years we need...

Follow Me On Periscope!

Hi everyone! Have you discovered Periscope? I did my first Scope recently for Modern Masters, featuring their Rust And Patina kits and my project on ModernMastersCafe.com. It was so fun. Now I'm hooked on learning from others, too. Hope you'll follow me, and stay tuned for painting tips, tricks, and projects right from my studio! See you soon!...

Awesome Junkin’ At The Thomasville, NC Chartreuse Barn Sale!

Here in North Carolina, winter can be a new experience every time you wake up. So heading over to the Chartreuse barn sale is perfect rain, snow or shine. Find this cool classy barn in Thomasville, NC, in a gorgeous setting in the country - but not too far out. Chartreuse is open during the first weekend of each month, from Thursday through Saturday. My junkin' buddy Glo and I have completely different design styles in our homes, but here both of us...

The Color Inspiration Notebook, And Many Friends, Are Featured In Boho Style!

 The premier issue of Fifi O'neill's Boho Style Magazine is here! Many thanks to fabulous duo Fifi and writer Elyse Press Major of Tinkered Treasures for featuring several pages from my Color Inspiration Notebook for Creating Gorgeous Painted Furniture. I found copies of Boho Style this weekend at Barnes & Noble, and you can find more info here. I'm thrilled to say that so many of my talented friends, including furniture painte...