MARIN GENERAL HOSPITAL CHEMOTHERAPY SUITES TRANSFORMED Local Nonprofit, Volunteers and Designers create a “vision of tranquility’ for patients, family and nurses GREENBRAE, CA, December 7, 2012—Four chemotherapy suites, a family room and nurses station at Marin General Hospital (MGH) have received a complete makeover, with the help of Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo (RTR4C), a nonprofit […]
A client of mine was putting this mini-dresser out by the curb on trash day, and asked if I’d like it. I brought it home thinking I’d paint it, but it ended up in my daughter’s closet, and I sort of forgot about it. Recently, I’ve been playing with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, and my […]
An old dresser found its way to me one day. It was beat up, and starting to fall apart. Places where duct tape had once held the drawers shut during a move, were missing paint. Water stains, dings and scratches graced its top. The bottom drawer had cracked, splitting wood as well. It had belonged […]
Here’s a little table that was all beat-up and old looking (sorry, no before picture!). With a 4 oz sample jar of Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint in Napoleonic blue, a little antique gold metallic paint, and a dragonfly stencil… voila – a complete transformation! Chalk paint is ideal for painting furniture, and is incredibly easy […]
This historic home was featured on the 2012 Alameda Legacy Home Tour. The owners wanted something subtle, floral and asian inspired to spice up their hallway and coordinate with their artwork. They were thrilled with the results! Click here for more photos.
I just drove past this multi-family house on Central Ave. in Alameda (note: this is NOT one of my projects, although it certainly would be a fun one!). What do you think of its exterior paint job? I watched the artist spray the black paint onto the house freehand with a can of spray paint. […]
Alameda Collision Repair has a large waiting area, and the owner wanted to create a “kids corner” for young ones to play in while their parents make plans to get their cars fixed. His son, a huge fan of the movie “Cars,” inspired the idea for this eye-grabbing mural, which takes a space where people […]
This mural was completed for a 12 year old girl’s bedroom. She wanted something “outdoors-y” and “forest-y,” her mom wanted something “clean and classic that will last until she is 21.” The new wall colors were selected to coordinate with new bedding, and the blue hammock. Click here for more images. Here’s the room before: […]