Introducing Antoinette, a Hand-Painted French Provincial Armoire

Introducing Antoinette, a Hand-Painted French Provincial Armoire

The BIGGEST, HEAVIEST piece I’ve ever painted is done and her name is… Antoinette! I truly love how she turned out. I had the piece hanging around for a few months before I went to France and I just couldn’t decide what to do with her because she is MASSIVE. But,...
Full of Life Hand Painted Vintage Wardrobe

Full of Life Hand Painted Vintage Wardrobe

  Last month I challenged the members of my private group, The Turquoise Iris Creative Connection, to create a piece inspired by autumn colors— whatever that means to them. After seeing all their gorgeous pieces roll in I realized that I needed to participate in...

How to Hand Paint an Antique Vanity to Look Like an Authentic Old Door in Mexico and Me Dressed Like I’m Ready for Mexico

Who else loves a deep rich green gemstone? I  mean the kind that sucks you in and begs you to gaze at it for days. I do and I love it very much. This shade is called Alexandrite from Heirloom Traditions Paint. I can’t lie, I know why I adore this color...

See The Old Doors that Inspired this Hand Painted Multi Colored Large Armoire Furniture Makeover

BEWARE!!!You are either going to L-O-V-E this makeover to pieces, hate it with a big Y-U-C-K, or think I’ve lost my mind.  That’s okay, though.  I’ve learned and began to believe it’s best for me to paint for myself and not for the...

Hand Painted Cobalt and White Furniture Makeover Inspired By Mexico Accented with an Otomi Print

Who doesn’t LOVE a blue and white color palette?!?! It’s a classic combo but I had to add some edge to this makeover. This is #3 in my “Doors” Series, Part II. I’ve sold out of every piece so there may just have to be a Part...