Restore a decorative finish from 1908 on stone building front? Sure! When I was in school for art I remember one project in which the entire class drew their own life size human skeleton using the same model. On critique … Continue reading
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Tagged 1908, art, Artspoken Links, building, custom, d.c., exterior, Faux, historic, karen suderman, Maryland, restoration, Washington Dc
I love finishing and restoring fireplaces. They are small and therefore not overly time consuming, but always make a big impact. I especially like natural stone finishes. Here’s one of my latest!
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Tagged beached, custom, d.c., Faux, fireplace, Maryland, natural stone, plastercast, refinish
Sometimes being an artist isn’t glamorous, big surprise. No, really. When I describe to people what I do exactly, they usually say “that sounds like so much fun,” or “isn’t it great that you get to be artistic?” AND yes, … Continue reading
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Tagged architect, builder, custom, d.c., designer, exterior, Faux, finish, grout, Maryland, match new and old, Stone, virgina, white wash
Sometimes, the softest shade of blue and some sand paper can transform the blah into beautiful. Before And after
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Tagged aged, Artspoken, blue, buffet table, custom, d.c., decorative, distressed, Faux, finish, Furniture, karen suderman, Kensington, Maryland, Rockville, update
Here it is! A pizza oven inspired, custom stucco textured fireplace in golden tones. Started a stucco fireplace today. Love this natural looking texture. It’s really going to warm up and ground the room too.
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Tagged custom, decorative finishing, Faux, fireplace, home, karen suderman, living room, Maryland, natural, Sandstone, Stucco, texture