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Tristan and Isolde: Classic Art on a Dresser

Today I wanted to share a new piece I just finished up and put in the shop. I started with this antique dresser I bought at an estate sale. Antique dresser minus its hardware   On this piece, I wanted to highlight the romantic story of Tristan and Isolde, a medieval tale [...]

New Painted Pieces Available!

Hello my fellow creatives! I hope this finds you well (and not miserable with spring allergies like I have... Boo!)  I had to take a few weeks off to deal with some family things (all is well,) and am happy to report that my productivity is back on track. I don't know about you,  but [...]

Special Announcement from SVM!

Hello friends, it has been a while! I am sorry for the long silence but I've been very busy cranking out the art, home decor items, and furniture aplenty. Just as Spring is emerging here in beautiful Virginia, Art is emerging from my messy studio (but I know where everything is.) It is most definitely a [...]

2017-04-13T01:09:44+00:00 Categories: Art, Creative, DIY|Tags: , |0 Comments

Antique Vanity Makeover!

You haven't heard from me in a while. I'm sorry. However, I've been very productive in the studio! I would show you pictures of it but right now it's a total mess with projects I have going on. I've been acquiring (hoarder vocabulary) a lot of furniture lately and having fun giving all of it [...]

2017-04-13T00:47:58+00:00 Categories: DIY, Furniture|Tags: , |6 Comments

Steady Craftin’ with My Friend, The Crafsman

I have a new man in my life! Want to hear about him??? Ok, ok, it's not what you're thinking. I am still happily married to the hubs. However, I do have a new DIY man to tell you about: The Crafsman! Click on the image to purchase a Steady Craftin Trucker Hat! [...]

2017-01-25T02:58:28+00:00 Categories: Art, Creative, Design, DIY, Videos|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Embellishing with Appliques and Onlays

If you love beautiful things like I do, then you want to see it all around you.  The furniture that I love the most, and makes me say "Ooh la la!" is loaded with rich embellishments and elements of a French Country influence. Work that shines with opulence, and home decor that [...]

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