Stylish Patina Living

Color Recipe of the Week: Paprika

With the leaves changing color and the temperature dropping, we’ve been struck with Fall Fever, opting for rich, deep hues … continue reading

Why you shouldn’t be afraid of Dark Wax

The dark waxes can be so intimidating—full disclosure, we still get a rush of nerves every time we use it. … continue reading

Color Washing

Color washing is such a fun technique and is a great way to either add a pop of color to … continue reading

Maple Mustard Vinaigrette

  Have we mentioned how much we are loving the Finding Home Farms product line? The Sweet Maple Mustard is … continue reading

Finding Home Farms

You all know we love to feature the products of our amazing vendors and this week we have another Made … continue reading

Care Packages for the Troops

As you all know, I am a born and raised Falls Church girl and think it is truly an incredible … continue reading

Rewined Candles

Today we are sharing a product spotlight on the blog.  We have so many “made in the USA” amazing products … continue reading

How to get the “Restoration Hardware” Look

The craze around the aged looking, grey toned wood found at Restoration hardware (featured in their table above) has led … continue reading

Color Recipe of the Week: Succulent Green

This week’s color recipe of the week is a more muted version of a mint green, which we have named … continue reading

Wet Distressing

This table was repainted by one of our Painters in Residence, Tricia, and we love how she utilized the wet … continue reading

Before & After — Painting Fabric

This week’s Before & After comes from Lisa in Old Town Alexandria. Lisa suddenly found her tastes in furniture shifting … continue reading

Only $20 Open Paint!

Hello everyone I hope you are enjoying the beginning of this fall season.  Personally it’s a little too hot for … continue reading

Color of the Week — Celestial Blue

One of our favorite things about Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is just how easy it is to mix for a … continue reading

Tip of the Week — How to add extra durability to pieces

Chalk Paint is such an incredible, easy and inexpensive way to update a piece. It gives pieces that’s seen better … continue reading

Upcoming Calligraphy Classes!

We are so excited to announce that Stylish Patina has once again teamed up with Meant to be Calligraphy to … continue reading

Before & After — Desk Makeover

This week’s Before & After comes from Amber, a Midwest farm girl who moved to Fairfax five years ago. She … continue reading

Go High Style Glam!

Today we want to chat about how you can get that High Style look on a budget! There’s a misconception … continue reading

October 7th Paint Class

Join us October 7th from 10-12 at our Mosaic District Shop to the learn the ins and outs of how to use … continue reading