As spring began to emerge this year, all around I was seeing people sprucing up the exteriors of their homes. So I felt inspired to join in on the fun! Since buying a home in January of last year, I still had yet to decide on whether to change a few smaller things such as […]
In honor of Women’s history month, this lady is one to acclaim! Catherine Evans Whitener (August 10, 1880 – June 2, 1964) It started with the desire for COLOUR and design. People have forever loved to design and colour their homes with beautiful things. Regardless of what is happening in the world, people have forever
This piece is a 50+ year old family heirloom that was built by my grandfather, with walnut that was felled on our ancestral farm probably around 1965. He called it the “credenza”, and while he built dozens of beautiful pieces of furniture over the years, the credenza was one of four larger, more paramount pieces
Kellie Smith, creator of Velvet Finishes, shows just how easy it is to paint furniture! Velvet Finishes is a NO sand, NO wax, NO chalk, EASY to use furniture paint.
There are many ways to distress furniture. In this video Kellie explains the simple technique of wet distressing a coffee table painted with Velvet Finishes.
Painting cabinetry is as easy as 1-2-3 with Velvet Finishes! By using the READY – COLOUR – ENHANCE system, you can have a complete kitchen makeover in no time. Kellie and her crew, along with Jenna from Rain on a Tin Roof blog, make over Jenna’s kitchen.
Kellie shows us how to mix custom color glazes by using the VF Enhance Clear Glaze and gives this cheap gold frame a new life through glazing and distressing.
Kelly Smith, the creator of Velvet Finishes Paint, provides a tutorial on creating a stained look on rough cut wood using her paint products. She details the process of mixing black, brown, and white paint with water to achieve a textured, authentic look. She emphasizes the importance of using water to allow the wood grain
Distressing with an electric sander can be intimidating but watch how simple it really is! After sanding, Kellie glazes this piece with Enhance Dark Glaze from Velvet Finishes.
The Velvet Finishes product product is a non-yellowing, no odor, commercial grade polyacrylic. Quick and easy to apply, we recommend this for dining tables and cabinetry. It’s just a good way to protect against life’s little bumps and bruises.