paint effects Columns

July 18, 2016
A hanging mirror, sparkling chandelier and whimsical skylight create an inviting hallway setting. Delicate ocher streaks provide realistic shadow and colour to the painted clouds.

Paint a skylight to open up your hallway in whimsical style......(read more)

April 4, 2016
Patina Farm’s guest house captures the spirit of living in harmony with the natural world.

Book review of Patina Farm by Brooke and Steve Giannetti...(read more)

March 9, 2015

In our Victorian townhouse there’s a small room with just enough space for two comfy chairs in front of the fireplace and a table behind the chairs. The walls are a luscious shade of russet red. What makes them even more special is their faux leather finish. This is not a simple do-it-yourself project, but if you have the time and patience, you will be delighted with the outcome....(read more)