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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" Painting Technique

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"TEXAS GYPSY STYLE" 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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Gypsy Bamboo Chairs Makeover

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Gypsy Bamboo Chairs Makeover
Today's post features one of my Favorite Dixie Belle Paint Colors, Colonel Mustard! I had purchased some Southwest Style Fabric for another project and have been dying to use it on something else.  Well...today was the day! 

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A Texas Gypsy Style Project: Moroccan Inspired Armoire

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A Texas Gypsy Style Project: Moroccan Inspired Armoire

Hello World!   It's been a while since I have written about a piece...okay...maybe a long time!  But!  This moroccan armoire piece is going to make up for it! How many of you have had or actually own one of these Big Bulky Rustic Cabinets in your home?     I can honestly say that I had one when were in Texas and now here in Virginia!  These are great pieces and solid wood!  You may hear this style being called "Rustic Pine" or "Texas Pine" Furniture.  This style of pine furniture is actually imported from Mexico.  It has a "Mission" Style...

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