How Stella (the bedside table) Got Her Groove Back!

Bedside Table Makeover with Modern Masters Metallic Paint, by A to Z Custom Creations

So…this little lady danced into my life this week and I hollered! I’ve been looking for her, dreaming about her for almost a year! Truly the picture of perfection. I know, I know. Not so dreamy in her current state but I could see her future! I pictured her bold, yet soft. Vibrant, but settling. […]

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Moxie Makeovers- My first experience with Moxie Paints

Moxie Paint Makeovers by A to Z Custom Creations

Hey, hey… Have you heard? There’s a new paint line on the scene and it’s kind of AMAZING! Moxie Paints was born of passion and the mindset that people are more important than paint. All products in the Moxie Line are: ·  water based ·  non-toxic ·  hypoallergenic ·  voc-free ·  formaldehyde free ·  lead […]

Back To Life- Refreshing Furniture with Paint and Daddy Van’s Wax

The Finishing Touch by A to Z Custom Creations

There are some pieces that just speak to me! They’re the ones I fall in love with, find the most joy in painting, and provide me with the lasting paint therapy I’m always referring to in my hashtags. This little lady was one of those! She found her way to me in disrepair. She’d obviously […]

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Resuscitating Furniture- A Dresser Makeover

Furniture Resuscitation- A Dresser Makeover by A to Z Custom Creations

If you follow me on Instagram (and if not, whatcha waiting for?) you’ve seen me use the hashtag #painttherapy often. It’s fitting for me because my work really is therapy. Not only am I providing it to the furniture, I receive it! The last two weeks have brought some serious patients into the shop. Today I’m […]

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Catching up- My favs of the month and what’s to come!

Ombre Table Makeover by A to Z Custom Creations

Ahhh. I’m catching a breath. I’m holding it in and enjoying it because I know things are about to get crazy again. At this very moment though, the house is quite and I have nothing calling me to the shop. My coffee is perfection this morning so I figured I’d take advantage of all the goodness […]

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When Furniture Speaks, I Listen! Ombre Buffet

Ombre Buffet by A to Z Custom Creations

I found this buffet on one of those online yard sale sites over a year ago. It was love at first sight! I knew the high price and large size made the investment a risk but I had to have it! We loaded up the kiddos and made the drive to pick it up. I’m […]

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The Power Of Paint-Painting Resin Furniture

Resin Furniture Makeover by A to Z Custom Creations

Take a four piece, ornate bedroom set, a few heartbreaking life moments and two weeks of painting with the color “In Deep Thought” and what do you get. Mental clarity. Focus. Appreciation. A tone right arm and calluses on your hand to remind you of the time God slowed you down! The last few months […]

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My Favorite Custom Creation of 2013

Painted Piano by A to Z Custom Creations

As I thumbed through my portfolio for the year, I was in awe of the incredible pieces I got to paint in 2013! From the 1800’s China Cabinet to the ’80’s Oak Wardrobe UpCycle, I fell in love with them all! I knew I was going to have a hard time choosing one piece but […]

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Color Inspiration for Furniture

Layered Paint Finish, Modern Masters Metallic, Distressed Chest painted by A to Z Custom Creations

Most of you know I am a custom gal. Folks bring me their tired, worn furniture and I give it new life! Sometimes, my client has a color picked out but most often, I get to participate in the decision making and I love that part! While it’s very easy for me to choose colors […]

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Tip Talkin’ Tuesday:Post 8- Wax On, Wax Off

Wax On, Wax Off

You guys have obviously been busy painting furniture because my email has been full of questions about waxing said furniture! Thank you! I love getting your emails and I’m honored to answer your questions! I was hoping to shoot a video on waxing this weekend but technology was not on my side. So, I’m gonna […]

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Tip Talkin Tuesday: Post 6- Roll With It Baby!

Tips for using a roller to paint furniture! Get a sleek finish while saving time and product! Video Tutorial by Angela at A to Z Custom Creations

I got a break from distressing this week and finally got to paint this Mid-Century Dresser! My client will be using it as a changing table in her modern nursery and she chose a sleek gray finish. Now, I love doing sleek finishes, but they do require more precision work. Given the need for precision […]

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Tip Talkin’ Tuesday: Post 5- It’s All In The Technique

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Painted furniture can be found just about anywhere these days! I think you all know how much I love it but I’ll admit, it takes something extra to catch my eye! I love scrolling through my Facebook news feed and seeing a wow piece pop up! You know the kind I’m talking about! A piece […]