Before & After

Coastal Look!

Annie Sloan just released this great video on how to get the Coastal look with Annie Sloan white wax! For … continue reading

June 17th Paint Class!

We just announced our next Chalk Paint 101 Class – June 17th  Register online or in the shop (call 703.663.8428) … continue reading

Kitchen Transformation

Good morning!  I don’t get many moments these days with little Greyson + the twins to write blog posts but … continue reading

Before + After: Blue Hutch

This amazing before & after is from Stylish Patina fan & shopper Necolle. Take it away Necolle!  “I wanted to share … continue reading

The Ugly Duckling

Good morning on this crisp Virginia day!  We are finally starting to see and feel fall around Northern Virginia / … continue reading

Barn Door Custom Project

We love when we get to work on really cool custom projects and this barn door project is one of … continue reading

Pure White Transformation

One of our fun customers came into the shop the other day and had found this amazing buffet at a … continue reading

Before + After, GF Gel Stain

Heather, aka “Handy Heather”, a long time SP employee and our resident DIY girl has an awesome before + after … continue reading

Hemp Oil on Painted Furniture

This week I was working in the shop and decided to paint this vintage buffet we had in the shop … continue reading

MMS Before + After

Reader DIY Submission! I just LOVE this Miss Mustard Seed Milk Paint Before + After from a reader! This is … continue reading

Before + After

DIY Reader Submission Tell us a little bit about yourself: My name is Kimberly and I am a DIY enthusiast. … continue reading

Fireplace Transformation

Meet our Before + After reader project for today! Tell us a little bit about yourself: I am a handy … continue reading

Chalk Paint Transformation

Meet Nancy our DIY featured reader today! Tell us a little bit about yourself: A Realtor from Burke with adventures … continue reading

Before + After

Meet Anne our featured DIY Before + After today! I live in Alexandria and enjoy refinishing furniture especially chairs — … continue reading

Before + After

Meet Nancy + Daria our featured Before + After blog post today! Tell us a little bit about yourself: My … continue reading

Before + After

Meet Maria! Our featured Before + After reader today! I’m a relatively new DIYer, started a couple of years ago … continue reading

The French Dovetail

Today I had a few pieces delivered for my vintage furniture Designer Collection tonight and two of the items are vintage … continue reading

Design Trend: Painted Floors

A big trend we are seeing right now is painting your floors.  This is definitely an inexpensive was to transform … continue reading