Faux Marble Paint Effect Arch – Blog by Lee Simone

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Blog, Faux Finishes Blog, Paint Effects Blog

Faux Marble Paint Effect Arch – Blog by Lee Simone

Faux Marble Paint Effect, Leeds – Blog by Lee Simone For this faux painting project I travelled to the lovely village of Thorner, near Leeds. The commission came about during a conversation with one of the clients friends, whose roll top bath I had faux marbled a few years previously.   The client had been looking for a decorative solution for his archway for some time, and whilst talking to his friend, my name came up. Faux marble work is one of my absolute favourite specialist...

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Hand Painted Wardrobes with Specialist Paint Effect – Blog by Lee Simone

Posted by on Jun 28, 2015 in Blog, Faux Finishes Blog, Hand Painted Furniture Blog, Paint Effects Blog

Hand Painted Wardrobes with Specialist Paint Effect – Blog by Lee Simone

Hand Painted Wardrobes with Specialist Paint Effect First published on Traditonal Painter.   Recently I returned to the home of a long standing client in Harrogate. Over the years I’ve created a variety of different specialist paint effects throughout their home, giving them bespoke wall finishes in their kitchen, lounge, snug, dining room, master bedroom & the en-suite. Painting these wardrobes originally was actually the first ever paid project I did entirely on my own whilst...

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Hand Painted ‘Shabby Chic’ Kitchen – Blog by Lee Simone

Posted by on Jun 28, 2015 in Blog, Hand Painted Kitchens Blog, Paint Effects Blog

Hand Painted ‘Shabby Chic’ Kitchen – Blog by Lee Simone

Hand Painted ‘Shabby Chic’ Kitchen – Blog by Lee Simone   First published on Traditional Painter This ‘Shabby Chic’ kitchen enquiry came from a lovely couple in Stainton, near Barnard Castle. They had been considering having their pine kitchen painted for some time and having found Traditional Painter on the web, got in touch with me. After a few email exchanges and having received my guesstimate from the pictures provided, I headed up to Barnard Castle to...

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Faux Marble Hand Painted Fireplaces

Posted by on Jun 28, 2015 in Blog, Faux Finishes Blog, Paint Effects Blog

Faux Marble Hand Painted Fireplaces

Faux Marble Hand Painted Fireplaces First Published on Traditional Painter Painted faux marble is a great way to change the look your old cast iron, slate or wooden fireplace, creating a hand painted feature that is unique and often a great talking point.   Hand Painted Faux Marble Fireplace – Doncaster This green faux marbled fireplace was made out of slate and had originally had a marble effect painted on it, quite possibly in Victorian times when faux finishes were extremely...

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Hand Painted Rustic Paint Effect for Walls – Blog by Lee Simone

Posted by on Aug 10, 2014 in Blog, Faux Finishes Blog, Paint Effects Blog

Hand Painted Rustic Paint Effect for Walls – Blog by Lee Simone

Hand Painted Rustic Wall Finish, Oare, Devon This paint effects project was done in one of the spare rooms at Oare Manor in Devon. If you would like to see larger pictures of this project please visit the main project page.   The finished room with rustic walls and ‘shabby chic’ furniture Each of the rooms was being completely revamped, with each having its own particular style and feel. For this bedroom and en-suite the clients wanted a ‘shabby chic’ look, with the walls and furniture...

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Decorative Paint Effects – Colour Washed Walls

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Blog, Paint Effects Blog

Decorative Paint Effects – Colour Washed Walls

Decorative Paint Effects, Colour Washed Walls   I panted this colourwash paint effect in the master en-suite bathroom of some very good clients of mine. Over the years I have designed and created a variety of different paint finishes throughout the house, including broken colour finishes in the master bedroom and kitchen, three-tone stripes in the dining room and a metallic pearlescent finish in the lounge, to name but a few. The master en-suite had originally been painted with a stippled...

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