Tag Archives: DIY

Before & After

By now you all know that we love the look of a two-tone distress. Especially when it’s done in two … continue reading

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

Before & After: Using Dark Wax

This week’s bonus Before & After comes to us courtesy of one of the shop’s Painters in Residence, Tricia. Tricia, … 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

Before & After : Color Washed Dresser

We always tell our customers there are endless finishes that can be achieved using Chalk Paint. From full coverage and … continue reading

Color Recipe of the Week: Eggplant

Being that it’s now officially Fall (that is we’ve had a couple weeks of Fall-worthy weather), we decided it was … 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

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

Transformation Tuesday: Church Pew Makeover

This week’s Before & After comes from Painting Guru and shop manager, Christina. She transformed this beautiful old church pew … continue reading

Color Recipe of the Week : Navy Blue!

As many of you may have noticed, this year, Navy blue seems to have exploded. It’s on every designers color … 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

Before & After: Napoleonic Buffet

This week’s before an after comes from Stylish Patina’s manager and painting expert, Christina. She took this beautiful piece and … 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

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

Introducing Lem Lem

Have you heard the news?! Annie Sloan has teamed up with OxFam to create a new ChalkPaint color called Lem … 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