Love Rust, Crust, Patina And Pattern? Register Today!

Are you nuts about anything covered in rust and patina? Me too.There's so much you can do with Modern Masters Metal Effects products, and more secret stuff I will reveal during this class. This half-day morning workshop is on Thursday, November 5. REGISTER HERE! Check out all of the amazing workshops offered at the ArtFusion Event. And don't put off registering. Several of the workshops are already filled. My Funky Chunky Finishes workshop is ...

A Discarded Fountain Statue Gets A Makeover Using Artisan Enhancements & Chalk Paint®!

{Although this post is sponsored by Artisan Enhancements, the idea and comments are my own.} This little nymph was part of a large, multi-level fountain hubby Steve was asked to take to the dump years ago for a home renovation client. He knew better, and called me to confirm it should come home. For years it functioned as a very boring brown wayyyy in the back of our yard. Sadly, the bushes grew and the fountain disappeared completely. Waking up

Discovering Artful Salvage Yard Patina: An Expedition

As a DIY blogger, I normally design projects for my own home, using items I already have to upcycle and re-purpose. Sometimes, I just crave getting out of the house to get down and get seriously dirty to hunt for treasures. Junkin' has always been in my blood! Today I skipped a shower and ventured, alone, to one of my favorite sites - the D.H. Griffin Salvage Yard: the second largest salvage operation in the US, made quite famous for their demolitio...