Sister's new house. Started out with plain boring sort of kitchen. They wanted to add some color, make it pop, and personality to it. Their previous house they just sold had the grape theme, with wall paper, art work etc. Wanted to some how use some grapes in the theme on this new kitchne but all add touches of chef`s and the bistro look. The whole chef theme has been a favorite of her's since she attended culinary art school. So here is our project from bare blank walls to finished project. See details below. Enjoy!
Date: Sunday, July 30, 2006 GMT Views: 1680
Ink: Wall painted with Lowes gray primer first follwed by two coats of Antique Burgandy. For stamping ink we used from Michaels craft store antique gold acrylic paint (they have several shades and makers of golds and other metallics I was amazed to find, just
Accessories: Used a "stamp pad" that we found in the stencialing supply area that is large and square, it has a foam surface. We loaded up the pad with our acrylic paint. And we had a ink pad to do our wall stamping with.
Techniques: We prepped wall by priming first, then painting two coats of paint. Then stamped with the Volia` set. We didn't use the birthday cake or the happy birthday. Since my sisters home is in the Phoenix area and it was about 114 the day we were stamping even wi
Registered: June 6, 2005 Location: Chandler, AZ Posts: 1
Mon, Jul 31, 2006 @ 5:06 PM
She went to school in at the Phoenix Art Institue, in Phoenix AZ. Nope sorry the island doesn't move... just picture angle from one side of the great room to the other. :) Oh how she would love to have it moveable... nope no more house projects! We've moved on to curtains and pictures...LOL