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How to Update Furniture with Paint

September 16, 2018 • By

Bianca from Lotus Theory Designs is back, baby! You remember her from these Velvet Finishes posts, right?

Today, she is going to teach us how to update furniture with paint!

We all have old, perhaps outdated furniture pieces that are screaming for a makeover.

Refinishing thrift store, roadkill rescues, garage sale finds, etc. is a rewarding task.

Whether you’re a beginner or an old pro – DIY furniture makeovers are something that anyone can do.

Well, as long as you have my secret weapon in your arsenal…

VELVET FINISHES FURNITURE PAINT

Bianca is going to take over now and show you just how powerful furniture paint is…

How to update furniture with paint, the easy way! Refinishing outdated furniture can be easy with Velvet Finishes. See our tutorials.

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Moroccan Tile Interiors

September 6, 2018 • By

Moroccan tiles and the art of mosaic tile making date back many centuries in the old city of Fez in Morocco.

Handmade, hand-glazed and hand cut Moroccan mosaic tiles are crafted using traditional and regional organic clays and glaze pigments.

Moroccan handmade tiles are rich in complex geometric patterns that reflect the beauty of the ancient art of geometry.

Bottom line, Moroccan tiles are intricate, colorful, and flamboyant – my kinda thing!

Let’s take a look at these drop-dead gorgeous Moroccan tiles and see how they can be used throughout different interiors…

Moroccan tiles are intricate, colorful, and flamboyant - my kinda thing! Let's take a look at these drop-dead gorgeous Moroccan tiles and see how they can be used throughout different Moroccan inspired interiors.

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Obsessions and Inspirations

Frida Kahlo Inspired Interiors

August 27, 2018 • By

There’s a mysterious air around Frida Kahlo.

I would loved to have known her.  She was deep and dark and passionate.

If she were to be alive today, I wonder what her home would look like? I imagine that it would be colourful, eclectic, bohemian, vibrant, and adorned with her many paintings of herself.

Let’s honor this brilliant artist and take a look at some of her work, a few Frida Kahlo inspired interiors, and how you can add her flair into your home!

Frida Kahlo - her style was colourful, eclectic, bohemian, vibrant, and adorned with her many paintings of herself. Let's honor this brilliant artist and take a look at some of her work, a few Frida Kahlo inspired interiors, and how you can add her flair into your home! #globalhomedecor #bohemianinteriors #fridaykahlo

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How to Blend and Layer Furniture Paint

August 13, 2018 • By

Bianca from Lotus Theory Designs is back, baby! You remember her from this Velvet Finishes post, right?

Today, she is going to teach us how to blend and layer paint on furniture!

Blending and layering furniture paint can be achieved in a few different ways.

The great thing is that there really is no right or wrong way when it comes to painting furniture with Velvet Finishes.

Everyone has their own creative style which makes each makeover truly unique.

Read on to see how Bianca blends and layers because you’re going to want to try this out for yourself…

How to Blend & Layer Paint on your painted furniture projects. Learn the furniture painting technique of blending and layering multiple colors while painting furniture to achieve a gorgeous finish. The layered painting technique is truly one of a kind.

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