Faux Marble Painted Chest From Old Town Crossing
Marble painting has been an art form since the sixteenth century, and was quite popular in India. In Rajasthan there are around 4000 marble mines and because marble was so widely available, it became a canvas for the local painters. The intricate designs were captured on stone with paint, and sealed to preserve it's extravagant beauty.
Marble has always been considered a luxury, and can be more expensive in the areas of the world where it isn't naturally located. The look of marble is the result of interlocking mosaic of (Read more....)
Painting furniture can be an outstandingly satisfying craft. You can find an old, outdated piece and breathe new life into it with a simple color of paint. Once it’s in a new space, it can brighten and invigorate it, adding charm and drama all at the same time.
Sometimes the hardest decision of all is what color to use. When you want to go bold, here are some top color choices to consider.
Emerald green is the hot color of 2013, according to the design industry. It connotes thoughts of riches and a recovering economy, and its lushness can bring a look of jewel luster into your home.
Because neutrals are still popular to decorate with, a splash of bright, bold, emerald green can be a lovely contrast against beiges and tans. (Read more....)
Painted Finishes on Vintage French Provincial Furniture Using An Overhead Projector - By Meranda S.
While French Provincial furniture is beautiful to look at just by itself, it can also become dingy and old looking over time. There are ways to make it more modern and artistic though. Here are a few ideas for ways to update your French Provincial furniture into a more modern style:
1. Update the Hardware – Paint the original hardware. Look to see how this (Read more....)