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SMITHFIELD VINTAGE MARKET 2021 or BUST!!!

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SMITHFIELD VINTAGE MARKET 2021 or BUST!!!

Texas Gypsy Style is hitting the Smithfield Vintage Market!   This BIG Event is the one you don't want to miss!  100 + Vendors bring the Best!   We are filling our Booth with all of your favorite "Vintage Treasures" that we have found on our many boondoggles aka....hunting road trips.  Shop with us right outside of "Relics" Boutique for all things...Antique, Vintage, Retro, Mid Century Modern, Repurposed...and More on Main Street in Historical Downtown Smithfield, Virginia. We are setting up shop on Main Street and hope to see you there! You won't want to miss all of the Treasures we have in store...

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Boho Style Desk Makeover!

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Boho Style Desk Makeover!

This desk has been given a 5 star Makeover!  BEFORE…..It is a traditional, Federal Style, desk or vanity that I transformed into a Boho Beauty! Rich "Earth" Tones with my signature natural wood stained top give this piece a deep rustic vibe that I love contrasting with a Vibrant colors and metallics. I designed a distressed "Hollywood Regency" element on each side of this piece that captures a shimmering oriental pattern that is beyond gorgeous. My contrasting colors of avocado and chartreuse were inspired by a "Chinoiserie" style theme with a bird and butterfly nature scene that takes this piece...

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Whimsical Painted Furniture!

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Whimsical Painted Furniture!

Whimsical and Fun! This piece has those 2 words written ....I mean....Painted all over it! Spring Flowers are almost ready to bloom for and I am so so Ready! I absolutely Love “Big” Blooms of Roses...such as these that I "picked" just for this cabinet. They draw your eyes in and give you that "Spring Time" feeling.                 The flowers "Pop" beautifully off the fresh yellow paint I chose for this piece as the base coat. I blended purples and blues with a few pops of mint.  In the “distance” you can see butterflies...

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Furniture Painting Series

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Furniture Painting Series

Hello Everyone! This was my very first "Texas Gypsy Style" Furniture Painting Series, hosted on my Newest Facebook Group Page just for anyone wanting to learn more about my furniture painting technique.   This particular project was a custom order for some of my new local clients who were actually designing their friends dining space.   I invited them to be apart of the group since we would all be working together and it would give my students an experience in communicating with clients and custom orders.   The class also had an actual customer of mine who had purchased a "Texas Gypsy...

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"TEXAS GYPSY STYLE" Furniture Painting Technique

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"TEXAS GYPSY STYLE" Furniture Painting Technique

"Texas Gypsy Style" is the NEW furniture painting technique this year!  It has been catching the eyes of customers and furniture artists all over the world.   Exciting News!  This year "Texas Gypsy Style" was featured in Dixie Belle Paint Company's "Belle Magazine" and it is filled with so many wonderful furniture artists stories, painting tips and more!  My story comes from the heart and I decided to share that moment with Belle Magazine's readers because I know that we are connected and on this journey together.  It is hard to dig deep into why we paint or why we...

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