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5 Ways to Develop your Furniture Painting Style

5 Ways to Develop your Furniture Painting Style

  I don’t really know that style is important to BE an artist, I honestly think it’s far from it. However, if you want to be a recognizable, commercial (ie: make real money), and memorable artist, it’s pretty important. I don’t want to be one of those...

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The Perfect Painting Studio?

The Perfect Painting Studio?

I’m not sure if there is really a “perfect” studio, but I can tell you what I wish I had, for sure! Mine probably wouldn’t be “Pinterest Worthy”, but it would be efficient! I think, ideally, I would have a separate canvas painting studio, and furniture painting...

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Choosing Paint Brushes – My Favorite Brushes

Choosing Paint Brushes – My Favorite Brushes

  There are literally tens of thousands of different types of paint brushes out there, and it can be confusing, when you want to select the right brush, or the best brush, for your project. I am far from a "brush snob", but I do have my favorites. I don't, however,...

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How to Use Decorative Moulds on an Artist’s Trading Book

How to Use Decorative Moulds on an Artist’s Trading Book

I LOVE the look of aged embellishments on any project. The moulds from Redesign by Prima allow you to create an unlimited supply of embellishments for furniture, knobs, decorative containers, lamps, and even books! The process is very simple, and the supplies are...

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Going Live? Ring Light Reviews

Going Live? Ring Light Reviews

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8v5nTXmrEk[/embedyt ]I just bought my 3rd ring light. Actually, it was on my “wish list” and I got it for Christmas. A couple of years ago, I did a video review of my first two lights, and I really need to update my review on...

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My Favorite Brushes & How I Store Them

My Favorite Brushes & How I Store Them

I am so deep into the furniture painting underworld, that I could talk for days about the benefits of good brushes, and the necessity of cheap brushes. The right tool for the job is always important, whether it is a 50 cent version, or a $50 indispensable must-have. I...

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Meet Deb Kraska-Furniture Artist

  I have admired Deb’s furniture art style from afar for quite some time, and I am SO EXCITED that she has joined us to share her creative artistry! In her own words: My name is Deb Kraska, I own my dream shop, Restyled Furnishings, in Granger, IN. My passion is...

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Pack Your Shoes First – Travel Comfort & Support

Pack Your Shoes First – Travel Comfort & Support

I have spent thousands of dollars on surgeries and Chiropractic care. I have spent weeks out of work. I have spent hundreds of dollars on orthotics and specialty footwear. (I will continue to use these forever, and am sharing the ones that I have some benefit from with you.) All because I wanted to wear flip flops that matched my clothes. I must look like a real idiot, but I know that I can’t be the only one. You don’t want to wait until this hits you, or think that it won’t happen to you, or that your nice walking shoes are enough. This is life changing, and not in a good way. All because I chose flip flops. Unbelievable, right?

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Guest Bathroom Renovation

Guest Bathroom Renovation

Have you thought about re-doing your bathroom? Yep, me, too.  After my recent foot surgery, I had to sleep downstairs for a few weeks and use the guest bathroom that I normally seldom even enter. You know how it is, right? I have “my” bathroom, just off my bedroom....

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