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Pearl Glazed with Artisan Enhancements Pearl Plaster and Scumble

A unique frame is given a dramatic new look with just a few simple steps and some fantastic, easy to use and versatile products! We started by applying a couple coats of black paint with our round brush which is great for getting into all of those little grooves and details. Once the paint had dried, we used our topcoat brush to...

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DIY Designer Hutch Makeover Part 1: Mixing and Applying a Custom Scumble Glaze

In part 1 of this two part series, we are going to take you through the process of creating and applying a custom tinted Scumble glaze. We chose to create a dark glaze that would add richness and depth to the new paint finish on this vintage cabinet, but with Scumble you can create a custom glaze for your project in...

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Create an Abandoned Chateau Finish with Crackle Tex!

The many images that have been circulating on Pinterest of forgotten castles and chateaus crumbling away from the inside out, continue to intrigue us and capture our imaginations. Once majestic, ornate faux finished walls and doors that have been abandoned and left to age naturally overtime serve as great inspiration for paint finishes that cross the line between sophistication and...

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Cindy And Barry Gazso of Studio 184 Elevate Their Painting Style And Business With Artisan Enhancements

Meet Cindy and Barry Gazso of Studio 184 in Madison, Wisconsin. The team has been officially trained using Artisan Enhancements and Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan. They have passionately combined their love of all things Annie Sloan with Artisan Enhancements to meld the best of both DIY product worlds as retailers of the coordinating products. As you can see, their fabulous...

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Glazed and Foiled Regal Style Cabinet Tutorial

Now and then a piece of furniture comes along with great bones but zero personality. We like to think of these pieces as a blank canvas, the perfect subject for an artistic makeover. They need something with a little more dimension and design, something above and beyond a paint makeover. That's where Artisan Enhancements products really come into play, by...

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Image Transfer Tutorial

With such an array of wonderful graphics and art images available online, incorporating transferred images into furniture makeovers and other DIY projects is all the rage! Although Artisan Enhancements™ Transfer Gel can be used as a decoupage medium, the intended transfer method which we show here will give you the appearance of an image that is an integrated part of...

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Pumpkin Inspiration from Artisan Enhancements

Whether you are decorating with faux or real pumpkins this year, our line of art finishing products will give your pumpkins an artistic edge! From rustic to elegant, we've put together some pumpkin project inspiration that we are excited to share with you! We started with a couple piles of orange pumpkins. Artisan Enhancements Leaf & Foil Size makes adding a metallic finish...

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A Lovely Glazed Cabinet Finish Using An Artisan Enhancements Stencil And Aging Techniques

Who doesn't love having a beautiful one-of-a-kind technique in their bag of tricks for that special project cabinets, furniture, or even a large sideboard that has doors needing some pizzazz. This project uses several Artisan Enhancements products, in conjunction with Chalk Paint by Annie Sloan. No matter who creates it, their own touch will give the finish a very distinguished look. Even...

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Rhonda J’s Design Emporium, Inspiring Fearless Creativity!

Driven by her passion for creating and inspiring others, Rhonda is a high-energy artist and business woman with natural talent and an eye for color and design. From creating custom faux finishes on walls and furniture for her clients, to painting unique mixed media art and canvas paintings and instructing a variety of paint finish workshops, Rhonda does it all!...

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