Archive of ‘Renovations’ category

How to Paint Horizontal Stripes in a Day

I can still remember the first time that I painted stripes. It was in my daughter’s nursery and it took me forever. Well, actually three days and that seemed like forever. “Practice Makes Perfect” as the saying goes and boy is that true. After 20 years of painting I have mastered the art of painted stripes. Here’s […] Read more…

National Painting Week: Sherwin Williams Spring Front Door Spruce Up

It’s finally Spring and the leaves and flowers are showing color in Upstate NY. It’s the perfect time you give you home some fun fresh curb appeal. I couldn’t be any happier than to partner up with my colorful friends from Sherwin Williams to share a front door makeover. We transformed this front door with […] Read more…

Rustic Chic Kitchen Remodel: Tearing Down the Wall

Have you ever wanted to take down the wall in between the dining room and kitchen? We made the perfect open entertaining space with repurposed cabinetry. Theres nothing I love more than creating bright open interiors. Most of the times that can be achieved with paint and furnishings but not with this project. As most of us […] Read more…

Farmhouse Black & White Painted Checkered Floor

Do you love the look of the farmhouse black and white checkered floor? There’s a common thread on my Pinterest boards when it comes to floors. I am constantly pinning painted floors!  Solid colors, patterns, faux painted rugs and just about everything else. When we were renovating the cottage I even painted the damaged floors […] Read more…

From Tween to Teen: Chloe’s Bedroom Makeover with Raymour & Flanigan

At some point in a young girl’s life they love pink and peace signs. My daughter Chloe was no exception. The more pink the better and I embraced her love of color and pattern and ran with it. The fun bright colors and graphic elements started rolling in and her hand-painted pastel colored painted baby […] Read more…

Operation Ombre: Turquoise dip dyed wall treatment.

Hello friends and welcome to my first post of 2016! I’ve been a little under the weather since  New Year’s and boy I’ve been itching to get back to using my paintbrush. I’ve been working at my friend Nikki’s house for a few weeks now concentrating on her three kids bedrooms. In  her daughter Cate’s bathroom we were […] Read more…

Decorating for Fall: Living room furniture makeover

To say that my sister Jenni and I are close is an understatement. Our kids were born within 5 days of each other and we even live on the same street. Her little house down at the end of the street that she shared with her son Ben, her daughter Charlotte, and their black lab Stella […] Read more…

Modern Poppy Mural in a Classic Cape Cod

A few weeks back I was contacted by a potential client Patricia asking to set up an appointment to see her new Cape Cod home that she and her husband have been renovating for the past three months. She wanted a mural in the former dining room turned music room, more specifically a piano room. […] Read more…

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