Tips & Tricks


Everything You Need for Faux Finishing

Faux finishing isn’t just any regular paint job, and there are lots of special materials and supplies you’ll need to create the look you want to achieve. For instance, if you’re going to create a […]

How to Protect a Faux Finish

One of the most critical steps of a faux painting project is the final topcoat that you apply to the surface because this final layer will protect your hard work and keep it looking great […]
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Tips for Completing a Faux Finish on Furniture

Nothing lasts forever, and that can be especially true for furniture you’ve had for a long time or new-to-you pieces you’ve picked up secondhand. Interested in perking up pieces to match your décor or extend […]

Cool and Fun Outdoor DIY Projects

Bringing Design and Style Outside Most of the projects we do here at Faux Masters are primarily focused on inside spaces.  But there are so many more options to consider when we step in our own […]

Using Galaxy Stone to Create Magic

Outta This World…Galaxy Stone™ Faux Effects has been known as being the industry leader in delivering innovative products for painters and finishers for many years now. Every now and then, they get back to what […]

A Mural Experiment: Exploring Custom Imprints™

  Are you a believer in the phrase, “Fake it till you make it?” As an Artist, Artisan, Faux Finisher, Decorative Painter, Regular ol’ Painter—whatever title you want to call me, the last thing I […]

Student Profile: Julio Segovia at Our Furniture Class

We’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Julio Segovia since he has been to three of our Faux Finishing Classes—Designer Walls I, WoodTones™ Workshop, and our Furniture and Cabinetry Finishing class. He dove right […]

Unique Easter Egg Ideas You’ll Love to do With Your Kids

Unique Easter Eggs…Getting Ready for the Easter Bunny Spring is officially here and that means Easter is right around the corner! Just in time to show you the new products from Faux Effects, using unique […]

Faux Metals…An Exploration of a Hammered Zinc Finish

This mirror came to us in need of a style makeover Inspired By Metals I’ve been stuck on this hammered zinc finish for a while.  I love metals…metallics and all things shiny. Silvery-gray is still […]