Bianca from Lotus Theory Designs is joining us today with an informative painting tutorial on how to paint chippy white furniture using Velvet Finishes Minimalistic – our January colour of the month! Enjoy! Hello friends, Bianca here! One of the more popular styles of painted furniture today is the chippy farmhouse look. This trend also […]
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 accent furniture with metallic paint. Ahh, metallic paint – something that adds a bit of shimmer, shine, luxe, and gorgeousness to a piece of furniture! We offer three different metallics at Velvet Finishes […]
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 We all have old, perhaps outdated furniture pieces that are screaming for a makeover.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 […]
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 […]
February is here – the month of all love, chocolates, jewels, and a personal favorite: PINK! What better Velvet Finishes colour could be suited for the sweetest month of the year than our stunning pastel pink colour: Ethereal. Receive 20% savings at checkout using code FEB18COM Now, let’s take a look at a few pastel pink […]
January and 2018 are here (whaaaat?) and you know what that means!?! Velvet Finishes has a new Colour of the Month! That means savings for you! WOOHOO!! Use code JAN18COM at checkout to receive your 20% savings!!
How did December get here so dang fast? Let’s celebrate one of the most joyous months with a new Velvet Finishes Colour of the Month! You guys know what that means, right?! Yep – 20% Savings! Keep reading to save on our Velvet Finishes December Colour of the Month, Exquisite…
Hello November … and Hello Savings!! Our November Velvet Finishes Colour of the Month is one of our newer VF shades, Use code NOV17COM at checkout to receive 20% savings on our 32oz Alluring containers! Keep reading to see Alluring furniture paint and design inspirations…
BIG NEWS GUYS! We now have 6 BRAND NEW Velvet Finishes Colours, that are absolutely gorgeous. I know, I’m freaking out too! We now offer 27 highly-pigmented Velvet Finishes Colours. Let me introduce you to 6 new Velvet Finishes Colours that are perfect paint colours for furniture…
Happy October Friends!! October, the month of all things fall, pumpkin spice, and the beautiful colours of fall foliage. We couldn’t think of a better colour to represent such a colourful month, than one of our new (and favorite) Velvet Finishes colours, CAPTIVATING Use code OCT17COM at checkout to receive your 20% savings on Velvet […]
Y’all know that we have a Design Asylum YouTube Channel, right? If not, allow me to introduce you to the best place to see our Velvet Finishes tutorials. From basic painting to distressing – we tell all here! Take a look at our DIY Furniture Video Tutorials below and don’t forget to subscribe to our […]
Over the years, I have painted A LOT of furniture! I mean a lot. I haven’t tried out all of my painting ideas/techniques just yet, but here are my favorite DIY furniture painting projects that I’m convinced anyone can achieve because if I can do it, anyone damn well can. You just need an idea, Velvet […]
September is here! I cannot believe I just typed that sentence. Before I have to wrap my head around how soon my birthday and the holidays will be here, let’s take a look at our new Velvet Finishes September Colour of the Month! TIMELESS Receive 20% savings on our Velvet Finishes 32oz Timeless containers at […]
Okay, I cannot believe that it is August already! Before we know it cooler weather will be here and y’all know how I am not a fan of cold weather. So, in honor of one of the last months of summer I thought we would celebrate with 20% savings on one of my favorite, vibrant […]
Happy July Friends! July is the month of cookouts, vacations, fireworks, and loads of summer fun! We thought that our true red shade, Vivid would represent the month of July well. So let’s celebrate the new month with 20% savings on Velvet Finishes Vivid!
Available now at Velvet Finishes are polyester paint brushes, perfectly named – THE REVIVER! They are perfect for painting all VF products. The bristles are just the right amount of stiff. Natural hair bristles become overly saturated in water based paints and become heavy and ‘floppy’. The longer the bristle, the ‘floppier’ they become. And nobody likes […]
Interested in trying your hand at some DIY furniture makeovers? 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 […]
April is here and you know what that means!?! A new Colour of the Month from Velvet Finishes! That means savings for you! WOOHOO!! Save 20% on our Cosmopolitan 32oz containers at checkout – www.velvetfinishes.com
Hello March!! Spring is upon us folks. Hallelujah!! The birds are about to start chirping, flowers will be blooming, and the sun will be shining. And I cannot wait!! Let’s celebrate this month and welcome spring with a new Velvet Finishes March Colour of the Month! You know that means that you receive a 20% […]
February is here – the month of all love, chocolates, jewels, and a personal favorite: PINK! What better Velvet Finishes colour could be suited for the sweetest month of the year than our stunning pastel pink colour: ETHEREAL! Receive 20% Savings on Velvet Finishes February Colour of the Month: Ethereal (32oz containers) at checkout using code […]
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And just like that 2016 is over! I for one am happy to see a brand new year. Isn’t the feeling of a fresh start amazing?! Check out the first Velvet Finishes January Colour of the month for 2017…
How did December get here so dang fast? Let’s celebrate one of the most joyous months with a new Velvet Finishes Colour of the Month! You guys know what that means, right?! Yep – 20% Savings! Keep reading to save on our Velvet Finishes December Colour of the Month, Baroque…
Velvet Finishes + Blogger Project Round -Up PART 2 There are a lot of great Velvet Finishes projects out there. There are a lot of great bloggers out there. Great Bloggers + Velvet Finishes = AMAZING PROJECTS!! I thought I would corral just a few of these fabulous projects from fellow bloggers and share them […]
October is here! I cannot believe I just typed that sentence. Before I have to wrap my head around how soon Christmas will be here, let’s take a look at our Velvet Finishes October Colour of the Month! TIMELESS Receive 20% savings on our Velvet Finishes 32oz Timeless containers at checkout using code OCT16COM
Shiplap. It. Is. Everywhere. Shiplap in living rooms, shiplap in dining rooms, shiplap in bathrooms, shiplap in kitchens. Here a shiplap, there are shiplap, everywhere a shiplap. HGTV and Joanna Gaines has taken this farmhouse, shiplap phenomenon to the extreme. Now, please don’t get me wrong…as an interior designer I appreciate different styles, design asthetics, […]
I receive emails daily from folks asking me how to paint with Velvet Finishes. Is it really as easy as I say it is? Well, hell yes it is! Velvet Finishes is the absolute easiest way to paint furniture and here’s the proof… Here are my tips, tricks, and videos on how to paint furniture – the easy […]
Paint it Blue September is here and you know what that means!?! A new Colour of the Month from Velvet Finishes! That means savings for you! WOOHOO!! Are you ready to paint it blue with Velvet Finishes September colour of the month, Modern?
I have a confession. I have a deep love affair. The BHE doesn’t mind. I suffer from a deep love of chair affairs. Seriously. I love them all – skinny, bulky, modern, vintage…all chairs are beautiful and worthy of a new paint job to bring it back to life. Today I wanted to share with […]
Where did summer go? I mean seriously. August is already here! How and when did that happen? But you know what that means… A NEW VELVET FINISHES COLOUR OF THE MONTH & SAVINGS FOR YOU! WOOHOO! Are you ready to Paint it Green with Velvet Finishes August Colour of the Month, Enchanting?
Happy July Everyone! This month, I wanted to do something that we have never done before… We are offering not 1, not 2, but 3 Velvet Finishes Colours of the Month!!! That’s right – we have 3 Colours of the Month and you can receive 20% savings on any or all of them by using the code […]
By now you guys know that I like for my painting projects to be easy – I mean like taking candy from a baby easy. The same goes for the way that I distress furniture. Now, there are a few ways to distress furniture; a sanding block, an electric sander, and the easiest way ever […]
Recently, Velvet Finishes sponsored a super fun blog hop titled Makeover Madness! A group of 11 amazingly talented ladies joined in and transformed some great furniture pieces with Velvet Finishes. Today, I wanted to share with you these amazing projects and show what a change a little paint can do!
Okay, I cannot believe it is June already. How fast is this year going to go? It is flying for me!!! But alas, June is here and you know what that means… A new Velvet Finishes Colour of the Month! That means savings for you! WOOHOO! Are you ready to Paint it Turquoise with Velvet […]
May is here and you know what that means!?! May flowers and…. A New Velvet Finishes Colour of the Month! That means savings for you! WOOHOO!! Are you Ready to Paint it Yellow with Velvet Finishes May Colour of the Month: Bold?
April is here and you know what that means!?! A New Velvet Finishes Colour of the Month! That means savings for you! WOOHOO!! Are you Ready to Paint it Handsome with Velvet Finishes April Colour of the Month?
If you have been with us for a while now you are familiar with F*UP Friday aka Furniture Upcycle Friday! I love sharing the MANY different ways that you can use Velvet Finishes and any time I can squeeze the word F*UP in there, it makes me happy. It’s the little things. So let’s take a […]
It’s a Velvet Finishes Furniture Upcycle Friday! 3-4-16 Finally! Whew, where have I been? I can’t believe it’s been so long since I’ve posted a paint project! I have missed my paint brush, I assure you, but my design jobs have kept me crazy busy. Anyhoo – I hope you like this project!
March is here and you know what that means!?! A new Colour of the Month from Velvet Finishes! That means savings for you! WOOHOO!! Save 20% on our Cosmopolitan 32oz containers at checkout – www.velvetfinishes.com Are you ready to Paint it Cosmopolitan with Velvet Finishes March Colour of the Month?
January and 2016 are here (whaaaat?) and you know what that means!?! Velvet Finishes has a new Colour of the Month! That means savings for you! WOOHOO!!
It’s time for another Furniture Upcycle Friday Yay! This week’s upcycle has us being a mixologist and creating a custom Velvet Finishes color.
Another month has rolled around and you know what that means… Velvet Finishes introduces a new Colour of the Month! Yippee!! October’s Colour of the Month is Exotic, a dazzling shade of coral. Let’s take a peek at some coral inspirations.
It’s that time again! Furniture Upcycle Friday or F*UP Friday as I like to call it! Want a dresser you can write on? Check it out!
I’m a visual person. I need everything in sight. That is why I decided to create a Clipboard Calendar Wall I know many people can work completely out of their computers and run their life out of the palm of their hand via a phone, but ugh, I just can’t do it all inside that […]
Are your cabinets looking old and dated? Then let me share with you How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets with Velvet Finishes It’s a game changer. I’ll show you why.
Have a piece of furniture that could use a facelift? Use O’verlays to Update Your Furniture Are you familiar with O’verlays? They. Are. Awesome. Like, for real.
DIY: Watercolor Walls I’m sure you have seen all of the images of the incredible watercolor wall coverings going around Pinterest lately. They are amazing. I love the fluidity and the sense of calm it can bring to a space. I wanted to create this look in the studio but I wanted to DIY it, […]
Is your refrigerator just ho-hum? Does it stick out like a sore thumb? Is it bringing you down? Well I have your solution! Paint your Refrigerator with Velvet Finishes Paint it!!
I love brick. Painting faux brick walls is easy! Brick walls, brick floors, brick ceilings. Any and all of them. Brick can really give a space a unique and textured look, whether left natural or painted. I decided to add a brick wall section in the design studio for photographing furniture and I wanted it […]
If you paint a lot of furniture you know what I’m talking about. The bending, the up, down, over, repeat. It can be a killer on your back. That’s why we decided to Build Work Tables for Painting Furniture at the Design Studio. Why, oh WHY, did we not do this years ago? It was […]
I love trays on a table. They make everything nice and neat. They corral the junk and just make a space look more organized. I also love O’verlays. O’verlays add a decorative element to whatever they are applied to, are so easy to use and are just plain awesome!! I thought, surely I can combine […]
Make your file cabinets look like furniture with this DIY file cabinet makeover! At the design studio, I need file cabinets near my desk. If not, I file in the floor. It’s not a good look. But neither are file cabinets. They are. So. Ugly. So I decided to make my file cabinets pretty with […]