Wood Icing® Products Pair Perfectly With Chalk Paint®, Artisan Enhancements & Artsy Stencils

One of my absolute favorite pastimes is to get together with artist friends and shop owners who sell DIY products to play with exciting new paint and products. Lots of laughs, learning and good memories. And maybe a glass of wine... A couple of months ago, a small, energetic group of friends gathered for a fun day and a half of sharing and hands-on experimentation. I brought Wood Icing® Textura Paste and Fissure Size, used to crackle the paste, a...

Check Out This Glass Art Sample For My ArtFusion Class in November

I am in the process of having a blast creating all new finishes for my ArtFusion class in Santa Fe, on November 6. For the most part we will be painting finishes for cabinets and furniture. And we will create one piece of glass art intended as an insert for cabinet doors. The idea is to capture family memories using a handwritten letter or note. This class sample holds many memories for me... ...years ago after my Dad passed away I discovered ...

The Reveal! Orange Teak Master Bedroom Furniture Goes Weathered Grey!

Recently I posted several times about transforming our three large master bedroom furniture pieces. They are 1970s Danish modern and after many, many years I was so eager to get rid of the orange hue and change to soft, weathered gray. I prepared for my large refinishing project first by using my Color Inspiration Notebook. I created it as a fun tool to assist DIY furniture painting project lovers with color inspiration and selection. The built-in colo...

Gorgeous Lacy Wood – Look Glass Tray Using Wood Icing™ Products!

I am a lover of verre eglamisé, or reverse-painted gilded glass. Artwork, glasses, trays. Everything! I have created and sold my pieces for years. Naturally, I have a stash of tempered glass with polished edges in my studio waiting for a bit of time and inspiration. Today as I was deciding on a Wood Icing™ project I found two pieces, and this lacy wood-look glass tray is what happened. Love how it turned out. I have to admit, often when I beg...