About Stylish Patina

The Brains

Kelly Millspaugh Thompson is an ex-corporate America Vice President turned Entrepreneur and mom of twins.  She hung up her business suits for a paint smock and paint brush. As a Falls Church Virginia native her company Stylish Patina is where vintage meets modern in home furnishings.  She aspires to curate an environment with modern function and vintage soul.

Kelly’s flair for finding vintage and antique pieces and giving them new life on any budget is at the heart of her burgeoning success. Her concepts center on the idea that home should be a comfortable place and design should be livable.  Her favorite tools are Chalk Paint® and Milk Paint both which she sells at the shop and teaches classes on how to use. Her innovative techniques in transforming furniture from old to new can best be experienced at her shop in Falls Church, at her monthly Rough Luxe Marketplace sales or seen on her internationally followed blog.  For those seeking a more hands on experience, Kelly offers classes and design consultations.

The Shop

Stylish Patina’s offerings include Kelly’s signature mix of old and new furnishings, Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan, home accessories and local handmade goods.  Her shop is the exclusive Washington DC Metro area retailer of Chalk Paint®.

Annie Sloan paints are charming in both their color offerings and ease of use.  These paints serve as both a medium and an inspiration for Kelly’s creations. Stylish Patina offers all colors of Chalk Paint® as well as polishes and brushes.  Those who wish to learn more about Chalk Paint® you can sign up for one of Kelly’s fun and hands-on classes.

The Stylish Patina shop brings a unique and whimsical style to Falls Church. Kelly’s mission in opening a retail store in her hometown is to make stylish home furnishings accessible to everyone, no matter what budget, when searching for the perfect piece to give their home a comfortable feeling.

Rough Luxe Market

Vintage meets modern is the driving ideal behind Kelly’s highly successful home goods and interior design business, Stylish Patina. That ideal is evolving with her new project in Falls Church – at rough luxe market.

Rough Luxe is a hot new design trend that combines the charm and weathered patina of vintage and antique goods with the clean lines and vibrant colors of modern design.  Kelly has mastered this look, curating envy-inducing collections and selling her rough luxe wares at her shop.  The Stylish Patina rough luxe market is held monthly at the warehouse, located at 138 W Jefferson St. in Falls Church. Each market will be themed for a vintage shopping experience.

Kelly’s eye for vintage charm informs her unique perspective on design and style. Bringing a unique vintage home goods market to Falls Church was a natural decision for her. Get a taste of Kelly’s style and learn more about the rough luxe market by visiting her blog at http://www.stylishpatin.com/roughluxe.

Design+Custom Painting Services

Are you looking to refresh your space and need a little help transforming old out dates furniture into something fresh again?  We would love to help!  We offer custom furniture transformation services using the paint lines we carry in the shop – Chalk Paint and Milk Paint.  Are you interested in finding out more visit our page here.

Let us turn something old and outdated into something fresh and vibrant at half the cost of a new piece of furniture from Pottery Barn or Crate + Barrel.


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