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Using Stencils and Glazes

By |2018-12-19T14:29:35+00:00September 13th, 2014|Bathrooms, Case Studies, Dining Rooms|

Sometimes clients ask me to help choose wallpaper for a particular room. Trying to find just the right colors as well as the right pattern can be difficult. Sometimes the answer is not choosing wallpaper at all but customizing color and paint techniques to get the desired effect. Here are two examples of using a stencil and a glaze over it. This is a dining room with wainscoting and crown molding. We wanted a brocade design that had an antique look to it. We chose a large pattern stencil that would be repeated around the entire [...]

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When Choosing White is the Right Choice

By |2018-12-21T09:53:56+00:00March 10th, 2013|Bathrooms, Case Studies, Light Colors|

I recently consulted with a client who was painting her whole house. The house was a beautiful older Colonial that they would eventually remodel and build an addition to. But right now they just wanted to paint and freshen things up. One bathroom and a powder room were original to the house. They were old but in excellent condition. For now painting was the only option. The bathroom had grey tiles with black trim. The powder room had blue tiles with white trim. The toilets, sinks, and bathtub were white. […]

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