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Pumpkin Decor Inspiration from Artisan Enhancements

Fall is almost here! Whether you’re decorating with faux or real pumpkins this year, Artisan Enhancements art finishing products will give your pumpkins decor an artistic edge! From elegant to rustic, we’ve put together some fun pumpkin project ideas to share with you. To get started, pick your pumpkins!  If you like to switch up your décor every year or the organic...

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Embossed Wing Décor Technique by Creative Sol Makery

Recently we profiled retailer and artist, Charlotte of Creative Sol Makery in Garden City, Michigan.  Charlotte is known for her use of texture, color, and layers. We asked Charlotte to share one of her favorite techniques to add texture and details. In this multi-layered finish Charlotte explains how simple plain objects can be completely transformed with Artisan Enhancements™ products! Creating Embossed...

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Retailer Spotlight: Creative Sol Makery and Studio Market

Creative Sol Makery & Studio Market is a place for inspiration, artists, and “cool stuff”! Located approximately 20 miles west of Detroit, in Garden City Michigan, Creative Sol Makery specializes in classes, mentoring, and curated decorative pieces. The team at Creative Sol Makery help customers embrace their inner artist and channel their creative energy.   Owner, Charlotte Lawrie, has been creatively inclined...

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Artisan Enhancements™ Collection of Effects Mediums

The Artisan Enhancements™ collection of Effects Mediums offer painters the ability to develop a wide range of layered techniques. Layering products and mediums help artisans achieve truly one-of-a-kind custom finishes. Artisan Enhancements™ Effects mediums are uniquely formulated to be layered with a variety of paints, plasters, and materials. Artisan Enhancements™ Effects mediums are non-toxic, zero VOC, and Eco-friendly! Scumble Artisan Enhancements™ Scumble...

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Metallic accents with Artisan Enhancements™ Leaf and Foil Size

Adding metallic and leaf accents is so easy with Artisan Enhancements™ Leaf & Foil Size! Leaf & Foil Size was developed for a smooth, easy-to-use application. Our enhanced formula provides extended open and tack times. Great for furniture, cabinetry, decorative finishes, canvas art, ceilings and walls! If you’re new to the world of metal leafing and foiling, here are some great...

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Featured Artisan Enhancements Premier Retailer, 3 Oaks Studio

Following her love for painted finishes and a desire to teach and inspire others, Vicki Shoemaker opened her first 3 Oaks Studio location in Clovis, CA in 2005. Today 3 Oaks Studios can also be found in Fresno and Paso Robles as well. Vicki calls her businesses DIY Boutiques, offering consignment furniture, home decor, gifts and a large selection of...

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Artisan Enhancements in Greece with Harmony Interiors

For our Greece Distributor, Anna Koroni of Harmony Interiors, decorative painting began as a summer hobby and a method of relaxation. Her hobby eventually grew into a deep passion and new business adventure. For two decades Anna worked in a completely different field of study, but found herself drawn to the world of painting. As a way to find her "inner...

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DIY Wooden Caddy Image Transfer Tutorial

Artisans of all experience levels enjoy the versatility of Transfer Gel by Artisan Enhancements. When using Transfer Gel, artists are not limited to a specific type of image. Transfer Gel helps artists create unique, one-of-kind, custom image transfer designs regardless of color or size. Transfer Gel has been formulated to allow images to be transferred to a variety of surfaces. Selecting the...

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Featured Artisan Video: Faux Copper Patina Chest by Barbara Hansen of Metamorfoza Furniture

As part of our featured artisan profile, Barbara Hansen of Metamorfoza Furniture shares a recent transformation. Barbara beautifully creates a faux copper patina stencil using Nordic Chic Paint, Bio Savvy Stains, Artisan Enhancements Pearl Plaster, stencils, and foils. In the second video, follow along as Barbara demonstrates step-by-step how to achieve her Faux Copper Patina stencil technique .

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