Tag Archives: benjamin moore paint

Painting Away the Winter Blues

Oh to have some summer warmth! I’m getting to be such a sissy.  I think I used to enjoy the winter….now I only like it if I am skiing… Well, at least it is good for getting those indoor projects … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Furniture, Home, Paint, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Finger Painting With Gilding Wax…it’s bringing back memories!

I always had so much fun Finger Painting when I was a kid and now I get to do it again… with The Couture Collection – they have a great selection of Gilding Waxes which I love to use to accent … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Furniture, Home, Paint, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I’m Diggin Van Dyke Brown

I used the Van Dyke Brown Glaze today over Imagine and I’m diggin it! While I was painting the pedestal the other day with IMAGINE  I painted up some paint sample sticks too. Today I glazed/painted them 10 different ways – I … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Furniture, Home, Paint, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do It Yourself Drapes at The Whistling Elk Oh My!

For many years the 1st floor of my home was bathed in jewel tones…very rich.  In January I had the 1st floor painted Benjamin Moore Stonington Gray which I am loving.  But it is a whole new ballgame now!  Fortunately … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Furniture, Home, Paint, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Finishing Up a Few Paint Details Before the Chester Craft Show

I am working on a table right now with nice architectural details…cant wait to see it finished! Tomorrow is the spring Chester Craft Show…We are going to showcase some of our painted furniture during the show. You can also sign … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Furniture, Home, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Yesterday i was on a painting rampage

While i worked on painting the little stool I was also painting on some small boxes…then as i had the Annie Sloan paints open i decided to experiment with the inside of my pantry closet. I am working up to … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paint is part of accessorizing a bookcase

This wall mounted bookcase is in my guest bedroom. It’s from Elden Collections. I have always loved the architectual feeling it brought to the room. Since i just finished painting the room Ben Moore Adagio i decided to give the … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Elegant Entrance

As you enter our new shop you are greeted with an elegant design vignette that showcases our sofas, art, lamps draperies and carpets… The paint is Ben Moore Silver Mink – its one of my new favorites! Every time i … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The seasons are changing…time for cozy details at home

It’s that time of year when having a throw blanket to curl up with is really important. I love piling up a group of  throws in soft, natural colors with some of our custom pillows – It’s hard to resist … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Great Annie Sloan Paint Experiment

I decided to experiment with the Annie Sloan paints… so i bought some Paris Grey and some Clear Wax and have been painting everything in sight for the last couple of days… out in front of The Whistling Elk in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Painting Fleur de Lis Stencils for a Romantic Room Design

Here on my desk is my lastest project for a client.  We are going to paint fleur de lis designs randomly on her office walls.  I cut this Fleur de lis stencil when i painted the Paris Boudoir in Little … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

the shop still looks pretty…we still have gifts for all!

It’s still christmas here at The Whistling Elk and Little Paris…things are still sparkling! and vibrant and happy colours are everywhere…. The bedroom is all dressed for Christmas….so inviting! pretty soon it will all be over again, sigh, i will … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Little Paris Opens Quietly Today!!

Well, today was the day! We opened Little Paris to the public – we still have a few kinks to work out but we decided to go ahead and softly greet the world! Here’s a little virtual tour….its better to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

I want to move into my little Paris Apartment…

The bedroom portion of the Paris Apartment room is almost complete.  I finished the window treatments last night.   The cornice box is made of cardboard and painted with a white texture paint.  I love the light feeling of this room! … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

excuses, excuses

OK, I have been hibernating…at least that is my excuse for not keeping you uptodate… I have been working on Little Paris a minute here and a minute there …painting, organizing, moving things (that i shouldn’t be), planning etc.  Task … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The devil in the details!

I’m still painting! Yes, the devil is in the details…but if you want perfection – ya gotta go for it! Had my mom cut me a few stencils from architectural pictures i collected…then used parts of them randomly. Here’s the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Everyone needs a little pink

I just finished painting the “Paris Apartment” in our Little Paris shop… it’s a beautiful shade of pink called Cotton Candy!  If you ever told me i’d be painting pink walls in any room of mine – I’d have laughed…. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Paris boudoir gets a fresh coat of paint

So i just finished priming the walls of the Paris Boudoir!   This brings Little Paris a step closer to opening day.   Painting is great therapy… you can think about anything you want and get the job done at the same … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Surrounded by beauty

Good Evening…I’m so worn out from spending hours and hours and hours on website creation…so much uploading and design work!  I needed a break so i thought i’d just upload a picture here and say hi…i sold the painting in the background … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My head is full of ideas, plans, supplies

I think the left side of my brain must look like this inside right now…it’s neatly organized into compartments –  Everything looks lovely!  But inside the right side…all my plans, ideas, the logistics of the actions required, the supplies  etc … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment