How to Use Photoshop for a Mirror Replacement

When I first began using photoshop, I was overwhelmed. The amount of tools you have and options is a lot to take in for a beginner. I’m going to explain how to do a mirror replacement with photoshop. It’s actually relatively easy when you know what tools to use. The quick selection tool makes it…

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Blending with Metallic Paint

One of my favorite finishes to create is a blended surface using metallic paints. It is absolutely possible to blend any kind of paint, in my experience and each type just takes a specific technique because of the different qualities in each variety of paint. Metallic paints are thinner, acrylic based, and dry fairly quickly…

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How to Fix Broken Edges on Furniture

Have you ever had a piece that had drawers missing a corner or the furniture piece itself.? The fix is quite simple as I will explain in my video. I used wd40, tape, hot glue, and bondo to repair the edge of my serpentine dresser drawer. A bit of sanding and paint made it look…

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How to Fix Broken Trim and Appliqués on Furniture

Having bought a lot of antiques and vintage furniture to refinish, I come across a lot of damaged pieces that require some creative fixing. One common problem is broken trim, parts of the feet, and appliqués from rough handling. It’s actually quite a simple fix and there’s no reason you need to pass on furniture…

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How to Create a Harlequin Pattern on Furniture

There is something so elegant about a harlequin pattern. I love creating it on my pieces for a fancy style that compliments a lot of my designs. I’ve tried quite few techniques when it comes to doing a harlequin pattern on furniture. I have used a ruler and drawn the lines and then painted within…

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Watering Can Makeover with Moulds and Patina

Gardening season is definitely here and what better way to bring style and pizzaz to your gear then decorating your watering can? I love vintage and antique watering cans. The metal body and cute nozzles delight me. I decided to give my vintage watering can a makeover using the new redesign with prima mould called…

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