About Stylish Patina

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Kelly Millspaugh Thompson is an ex-corporate America Vice President turned Entrepreneur in 2011 and mom of twins in 2014.  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.

The Shop

Stylish Patina Shop offerings include Kelly’s signature mix of old and new furnishings, Chalk Paint® decorative paint by Annie Sloan, home accessories and unique gift items.  Her shop is the exclusive Washington DC Metro area retailer of Chalk Paint®.  The shop is open 7 days a week at 410 S. Maple Ave, Falls Church, Va 22046 / shop@styishpatina.com / 703.663.8428.

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.

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 Vintage Warehouse

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Vintage meets modern is the driving ideal behind Kelly’s highly successful home goods and interior design business, Stylish Patina. That ideal is represented in the 2500 sq ft Rough Luxe Vintage Warehouse in Falls Church that is open every Saturday from 10-5, 138 W Jefferson St. in Falls Church.

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.

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. Email us at shop@stylishpatina.com.


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